BAD SCHWARTAU, Germany, Oct. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smart Paws GmbH, a rapidly growing pet insurance provider in Germany and Switzerland, has announced its union with Trupanion, a leading provider international pet health insurance.
Smart Paws was created to help veterinarians ensure that sick and injured pets receive the best treatment available, supported by the most advanced diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and medications, without being compromised by ability to pay. of the owner.
Trupanion’s mission is to help responsible pet owners budget for the care of their pets. This union sees the two organizations fully aligned and recognizes the important role of the veterinary community in educating pet owners about the benefits of strong health insurance for their dogs and cats.
Both companies work closely with veterinarians to increase insurance uptake, improve confidence in coverage, and make the claims process more transparent and efficient with payment offered directly to the practice.
Sven Isenberg, CEO of Smart Paws, welcomed the development saying, “With a complete focus on the veterinarian-client-patient relationship, Smart Paws and Trupanion share the same goal: to be a trusted partner for pet owners and veterinary professionals who provide the highest level of care to their pets.
Pet owners increasingly see pets as part of the family and are looking for better goods and services for them. With the cost of pet healthcare rising rapidly, many are looking for solutions to help them budget for the unexpected. Professor Dick White, co-founder of Smart Paws, commented: “As a veterinarian with over 40 years of experience, it is clear to me that providing reliable pet insurance not only benefits pets and their owners, but also improves job satisfaction. and practice business performance of veterinary professionals.
The Smart Paws team in Germany will continue to manage and administer member policies while being an integral part of Trupanion’s expanding international organization led by Simon Wheeler, Executive Vice President of International at Trupanion. He added: “We are delighted to bring Smart Paws into the fold of their goal to support the dedication of vets and their staff. By providing reliable pet health insurance, we are able to support busy practices and encourage more owners to enjoy the peace of mind that comes with strong insurance coverage and fast claims settlement. and efficient.
About Smart Paws
Smart Paws is a German pet insurance company operating in Germany and Switzerland. It was co-founded and designed by a veterinarian and pet insurance professional and works in very close partnership with the veterinary community. The company is driven by an overriding passion for helping companion animals and supporting the veterinary community. Its growing team currently consists of 16 members who manage and administer all products and policies.
Trupanion is a leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs in the United States, Canada and Australia with over 740,000 registered pets. For over two decades, Trupanion has been providing pet owners peace of mind so they can focus on their pet’s recovery, not financial stress. Trupanion is committed to providing pet owners with the highest value in pet medical insurance with unlimited payments for the life of their pets. Trupanion is the only provider with the technology to pay vets directly within seconds at checkout. Trupanion is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol “TRUP”. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Seattle, WA. Trupanion policies are underwritten in the United States by its wholly owned insurance entity American Pet Insurance Company and in Canada by Omega General Insurance Company and distributed by its wholly owned subsidiary Canada Pet Health Insurance Services, Inc. Trupanion Australia is a partnership between Trupanion and Hollard Insurance Company. For more information, visit trupanion.com.