July 10, 2012 15:21 ET

Petsecure Named Silver Corporate Sponsor for CVMA Convention

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2012) - Petsecure has been named a Silver Corporate Sponsor for the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Convention due to its ongoing active support of the association. The convention takes place in Montreal, July 12-14, and offers sessions with dynamic speakers that cover a wide range of valuable and timely information in the veterinary field.

"Petsecure pet health insurance is proud to partner with the CVMA on its many endeavours to promote the continuing education of Canadian veterinarians," said Dr. Colleen Skavinsky, Chief Veterinary Officer with Petsecure. "I look forward to attending the business and scientific sessions as well as visiting with our veterinary colleagues in the Exhibit Hall."

Petsecure has sponsored Animal Health Week, the CVMA Convention, an award and is a Business Management Program Partner among other things.

"The CVMA is pleased to have Petsecure Pet Health Insurance on board this year as a Silver Corporate Sponsorship Partner," said Dr. Lloyd Keddie, the President of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. "Their support of the CVMA Animal Health Week campaign, the Business Management Program and the national Convention allow us to continue to offer these important programs to our members and to Canadian veterinarians."

The CVMA sessions include speakers and topics to interest veterinarians from across the country. With three full days of sessions that cover a wide range of pertinent subjects in the veterinary field, there is something for all practice types.

About Petsecure pet health insurance:

Petsecure pet insurance, the core brand of Western Financial Insurance Company, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Financial Group. Petsecure is Canada's oldest and largest pet insurance provider with over 20 years of offering innovative pet insurance to Canadian pet parents. Petsecure has unique pet insurance options to choose from that offer the most comprehensive coverage in Canada. Petsecure also offers dental coverage and special coverage including alternative treatments and behavioural therapy. Petsecure is the only pet health insurance provider in Canada to offer their exclusive Secure For Life™ guarantee. Underwritten by Western Financial Insurance Company. Petsecure and logo are registered trademarks of Western Financial Insurance Company.

For more information on Petsecure visit

About CVMA Convention:

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) is the national voice for the veterinary profession dedicated to serving and representing the veterinarians of Canada. The Association is committed to excellence within the profession and to the well-being of animals. It shall promote public awareness of the contribution of animals and veterinarians to society.

For more information on the CVMA visit

Contact Information

  • Western Financial Insurance Company
    Erin Baxter
    Marketing and Communications Specialist
    (204) 942-2999 ext. 7631