June 11, 2012 10:38 ET

Petsecure Receives 2012 Caring Company Award from BC SPCA

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2012) - Petsecure is the recipient of the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' (BC SPCA) 2012 Caring Company Award. Glenn Williams, president and CEO of Petsecure, accepted the award on behalf of the company at an awards ceremony on June 1, 2012.

"We were so excited to get the call saying we'd been chosen to receive the 2012 Caring Company Award," said Williams. "We're proud to support a wide variety of programs and projects that benefit pets across the country and we believe strongly in promoting responsible pet ownership. We love our pets and we love to do what we can to help."

The BC SPCA is one of the many Canadian animal shelters that benefits from Petsecure's Adoptsecure Program, which provides up to six weeks of accident and illness insurance coverage valued at up to $500 for all newly adopted dogs and cats.

Petsecure has provided complimentary Adoptsecure pet insurance to well over 250,000 dogs and cats adopted from animal shelters across the country, including 16,651 from the BC SPCA since partnering in 2010. Petsecure has paid over $129,000,000 in claims to date to Canadian pet owners as a result.

"This program not only promotes the health and well-being of animals leaving our shelters, but also encourages pet guardians to be responsible and plan for the lifelong care of their animals," says Craig Daniell, chief executive officer of the BC SPCA.

Since Petsecure's inception it has contributed millions of dollars to the Canadian pet community. Through it's pet health insurance it strives to make it possible for every pet in Canada to access proactive, preventive, and often life-saving treatment and care.

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.

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About the BC SPCA Awards Program:

The BC SPCA Awards Program honours both people and animals who have made outstanding contributions to animal welfare during the past year. Recipients include veterinarians, staff, volunteers and animal heroes. The non-profit BC SPCA cares for nearly 32,000 abused, abandoned, injured and neglected animals each year in British Columbia.

Contact Information

  • Western Financial Insurance Company
    Erin Baxter
    Marketing and Communications Specialist
    (204) 942-2999 ext. 7631
    (204) 943-8187 (FAX)