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Pets Best and NAVTA Host Contest to recognize Exceptional Veterinary Technicians

The 2nd annual “Why I Love Being a Vet Tech” contest is now accepting entries


Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, (Pets Best) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA) are inviting veterinary technicians to submit essays on what they love about their jobs, with an eventual winner receiving a paid trip to a veterinary conference in Florida.

Pets Best has set dates for the second annual “Why I Love Being a Vet Tech” competition, co-sponsored by NAVTA. Vet techs can enter the contest immediately, but they have until Aug. 21 to submit the short essays.

The essay should explain why the vet tech chose their profession and what they love most about the job. Eight finalists will be selected by a panel of judges from Pets Best and NAVTA. Once the finalists have been chosen, the public may vote for their favorite essay on the Pets Best Facebook page.

Each finalist will receive a one-year NAVTA membership. The finalist with the most votes will be named the winner and will receive a paid trip to the 2016 North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) conference in Orlando, Florida.

Finalists will be notified the first week in September. Public voting on the Pets Best Facebook page will run from Thursday, Sept. 10 through Thursday, Sept. 17. The public may vote once per day for their favorite vet tech and the winner will be announced on Friday, September 18.

Pets Best created the contest to show support and recognition to the hardworking professionals who make up the veterinary industry.

Learn more information about the Why I Love Being a Vet Tech contest on the Pets Best Blog.

About Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC

Dr. Jack L. Stephens, founder and director of Pets Best, founded pet insurance in the U.S. in 1981 with a mission to end euthanasia when pet owners couldn’t afford veterinary treatment. Dr. Stephens went on to present the first U.S. pet insurance policy to famous television dog Lassie. Pets Best provides coverage for dogs and cats. Dr. Stephens leads the Pets Best team with his passion for quality pet care and his expert veterinary knowledge. He is always available to answer questions regarding veterinary medicine, pet health and pet insurance. The Pets Best team is a group of pet lovers who strive to deliver quality customer service and value. Visit for more information.

Pet insurance coverage offered and administered by Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC is underwritten by Independence American Insurance Company, a Delaware insurance company. Independence American Insurance Company is a member of The IHC Group, an organization of insurance carriers and marketing and administrative affiliates that has been providing life, health, disability, medical stop-loss and specialty insurance solutions to groups and individuals for over 30 years. For information on The IHC Group, visit: Additional insurance services administered by Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC are underwritten by Prime Insurance Company. Some existing business is underwritten by Aetna Insurance Company of Connecticut. Each insurer has sole financial responsibility for its own products.

Pets Best is a proud member of the North America Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA).


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