Ever since it issued its first policy to television’s Lassie in 1982, Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) Company was founded with the goals of ending economic euthanasia and making veterinary services affordable for all pet owners. Today, VPI covers pets in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and represents about 70% of the pet insurance market for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets.
Headquartered in Brea, Calif., VPI® employs almost 500 people under one roof and has been ranked among the “Best Places to Work in Orange County” by the Orange County Business Journal and Orange County Register.Orange County is home to world class amusement parks, shopping, entertaining, dining, open space, professional sports franchises, arts and culture. The area has over 42 miles of coastline, often referred to as the “California Riviera.”
VPI is a leading contributor to the community and has partnerships with several local and national organizations, including the Animal Cancer Foundation, which develops and supports research for preventing cancer in both people and pets. By hosting annual fundraising events such as the K9K Pet Cancer Awareness Walk, VPI has raised more than $130,000 to benefit the foundation.
VPI launched National Pet Cancer Awareness month in November 2005 to bring attention to the number one disease-related killer of dogs and cats.
Brea and Orange County facts and rankings
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