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Pet First Aid Awareness Month is the perfect time for pet parents to brush up on basics in case of emergencies, says America’s No.1 pet insurance provider

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) April 03, 2012

When accidents happen to four-legged family members, every moment matters. And according to 2011 claims data from No. 1-rated Petplan pet insurance, pets residing in some states are more likely to encounter an accident than others.
Petplan’s Top 10 states for accident-prone pets are:

1.    California
2.    Pennsylvania
3.    New Jersey
4.    Florida
5.    New York
6.    Texas
7.    Colorado
8.    Washington
9.    Illinois
10.    Virginia

At the bottom of the list are the five states with the fewest pet accidents: South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, West Virginia and Montana.

Accidents are not only harmful for pets, but can also hurt the family budget. According to 2011 Petplan claims data, the national average cost of veterinary care for a pet who was hit by a car was $ 1,450 per incident, with costs reaching as high as $ 11,700 in one ca…………… continues on Seattle Post Intelligencer

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