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Petsecure Helps Toronto Humane Society Hold PAWS IN THE PARK

by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance | Sep 20, 2012

WINNIPEG – September 18, 2012 - Petsecure is proud to join the Toronto Humane Society as a sponsor for their PAWS IN THE PARK® event. Held Sunday, September 23 at Woodbine Park, the 4 km walk celebrates the Humane Society’s 125th anniversary. Funds raised during the event will support the thousands of sick, injured and abandoned animals cared for by the Toronto Humane Society.


“The Toronto Humane Society helps so many animals in need, thereby supporting the community and raising awareness about being a responsible pet parent”, said Bill Skubovius, Vice President of Business Development at Petsecure. “Supporting the PAWS IN THE PARK® event is our way of ensuring the Toronto Humane Society can continue providing care and homes for these animals.”


Carla Collins, award-winning comedian, actress, television host and writer will be hosting this fun event. Festivities before and after the scenic walk will include live music, face-painting, dog agility shows and much more.


“Toronto Humane Society is grateful for the support of the community and our generous sponsors,” said Rachelle Gordon, Special Events Coordinator of the Toronto Humane Society. “We look forward to celebrating our 125th anniversary with animal lovers and their furry friends this Sunday, September 23 at PAWS IN THE PARK®.”


The Toronto Humane Society is one of the many Canadian animal organizations that also benefits from Petsecure’s Adoptsecure Program. Adoptsecure provides up to six weeks of accident and illness insurance coverage valued at up to $500 for all newly adopted dogs and cats.”



About the Toronto Humane Society:

The Toronto Humane Society is “dedicated to providing compassionate care, shelter, adoptions to caring homes and a voice for abandoned, abused and injured companion animals.” The Society provides a desperately needed adoption facility and haven for injured and abandoned animals in the City of Toronto. The injured receive veterinary care, and abandoned animals are given a safe haven 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Immature and/or injured animals are placed in foster care until they are old enough and strong enough to be placed for adoption.


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.  Underwritten by Western Financial Insurance Company. Petsecure and logo are registered trademarks of Western Financial Insurance Company.

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Erin Baxter
Marketing and Communications Specialist

Western Financial Insurance Company

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