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/ Animal Friends Insurance is shortlisted for the Most Trusted Pet Insurance Provider category for the Moneywise Consumer Service Awards 2015

Animal Friends Insurance has been shortlisted for the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2015 in the Most Trusted Pet Insurance Provider category. A survey was completed between January and March this year by consumers, and the information collected has formed the basis of the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2015. A total of 30,000 consumers completed the … Continued

/ Animal Friends Insurance is shortlisted for the British Insurance Awards for their innovative claims system

Animal Friends Insurance has been shortlisted for Personal Lines Broking Initiative of the Year category of the British Insurance Awards 2015. The company have been shortlisted for their innovative online claims system called Pawtal. The system allows same day claims turnaround, which is a first in the pet insurance industry. Pawtal won the Insurance Times’ … Continued

/ 71 percent of pet owner votes in the election affected by animal welfare policy

71% of pet owners claim that animal welfare policy will affect their vote in the election, in spite of 59% admitting to not knowing which party does the most for animal welfare, according to a recent survey conducted by Animal Friends Insurance. This survey shows that more than twice as many pet owners think that … Continued

/ Animal Friends Insurance donates £10,000 to help save real life Paddington bear

Animal Friends Insurance are donating £10,000 to help to rescue a circus bear in Peru and get her transported to a sanctuary in the United States. The bear named Cholita was rescued by Animal Defenders International (ADI) after she was found with no claws, teeth and barely any fur. ADI are appealing to raise £135,000 … Continued

/ Animal Friends Insurance identified in London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

Animal Friends recognised in second edition of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report 2015 Identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in UK   Animal Friends Insurance has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s … Continued

/ Animal Friends Insurance launches wildlife charity competition on World Wildlife Day

Animal Friends Insurance have launched their wildlife based charity competition on the 3rd of March to coincide with World Wildlife Day. The competition involves six wildlife charities from around the UK. These charities must compete to get the most votes on the competitions website, to win a share of £20,000. Each charity has the potential to … Continued

/ Animal Friends Insurance helps HorseWorld hit Felix’s campaign target with £6000 donation

Animal Friends Insurance have donated £6000 to HorseWorld in Bristol. This takes them over their fundraising target of £10,000 in aid of a campaign for one of their rescued foals, Felix. HorseWorld started this campaign after their rescue team were called out to find two foals around 4 months old, who had been left to … Continued

/ Animal Friends Insurance make a £25,000 donation to RSPCA West Hatch Wildlife Centre

Animal Friends Insurance has made a £25,000 donation to the RSPCA West Hatch Wildlife Centre to help them reach their target of £150,000 for their new seal pool. The donation from Animal Friends takes the RSPCA’s total up to £112,000. West Hatch need to build a large deep water pool so seals can be fit … Continued

/ Animal Friends Insurance wins the Moneynet Best Pet Insurance Provider of the Year 2015

Animal Friends Insurance is the winner of the Moneynet 2015 ‘Best Pet Insurance Provider of the Year’ Award. This follows their recent success at the Consumer Moneyfacts awards 2015, where they took home three prizes. Each year the Moneynet personal finance awards recognise the top personal finance providers and products from the previous twelve months. … Continued

/ Animal Friends takes home three awards from the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2015

Animal Friends Insurance wins the Best Claims Service award at the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2015. The company were also delighted to have been ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Best Customer Service’ and ‘Pet Insurance Provider of the Year’ categories. The awards are voted for by consumers and customers of Animal Friends Insurance. The Consumer Moneyfacts Awards … Continued

/ Animal Friends receive 5-star rating from Defaqto

For the second year running, independent financial research company Defaqto has awarded Animal Friends Pet Insurance a 5-star rating for its Prestige product. Defaqto’s criteria focus on the quality and comprehensiveness of cover offered and assesses insurance providers across the market. They score different aspects of insurance policies from 1 to 5, including benefits and levels … Continued

/ Animal Friends Pet Insurance celebrates entering the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

8th December 2014 (Amesbury, Wilshire) 8th December 2014 Animal Friends Pet Insurance celebrates entering the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 Wiltshire based Animal Friends are celebrating this Christmas as they are now the 77th fastest growing company in Britain out of over 3.3 million private companies according to the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 published … Continued

/ Animal Friends wins Broker Claims Initiative of the Year

Friday, 5th December 2014 (Amesbury, Wiltshire) – 5th December 2014 Animal Friends Pet Insurance wins Broker Claims Initiative of the Year for their innovative new claims system and celebrates being in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 Animal Friends Pet Insurance’s new and innovative Pawtal™ system was crowned Insurance Times’ Broker Claims Initiative of the … Continued

/ Metropolitan Police dog nominated for Public Service Animal of the Year Award

Press release, for immediate distribution Metropolitan Police dog nominated for Public Service Animal of the Year Award (Amesbury, Wiltshire – 26th November 2014) A former Metropolitan Police dog has been nominated for the Public Service Animal of the Year Award, sponsored by Animal Friends Pet Insurance, as part of the Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards … Continued

/ RAF dog from Nottingham nominated for Public Service Animal of the Year Award

RAF dog from Nottingham nominated for Public Service Animal of the Year Award (Amesbury, Wiltshire – 21 November 2014) An RAF sniffer dog has been nominated for the Public Service Animal of the Year Award, sponsored by Animal Friends Pet Insurance, as part of the Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards. German Shorthaired Pointer, Hertz, has … Continued

/ Animal Friends Pet Insurance has now donated £1.8 million to animal welfare charities

(Amesbury, Wiltshire) – 29th September 2014 Animal Friends Pet Insurance has now donated over £1.8 million to animal welfare charities around the world. Each month Animal Friends Pet Insurance places a focus on a certain topic and throughout September the topic was animal welfare, something that the insurance company takes seriously. Established by founder and … Continued

/ Animal Friends Pet Insurance Donates £25,000 to Manchester Dogs’ Home after It’s Set Alight

(Amesbury, Wiltshire) – 12th September 2014 Animal Friends Pet Insurance has donated £25,000 to the Manchester Dogs’ Home after it was set alight killing 60 dogs, and the death toll is still expected to rise. Animal Friends Pet Insurance was established with the sole aim of generating funds for animal welfare charities around the world. … Continued

/ The Dangers of Leaving a Dog in a Car During Hot Weather

(Amesbury, Wiltshire) — Animal Friends Pet Insurance Communications Team Leader Shaun Bartlett has taken part in an experiment to illustrate just how dangerous it is to leave a dog in a hot car. Dressed in a dog onesie – made with thick fabric and complete with hood – Shaun Bartlett recently sat in a car … Continued