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Petsecure Gold Sponsor for Winnipeg Humane Society's 19th Annual Bow Wow Ball


WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2012) - Petsecure is proud to join The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) as a sponsor for its 19th annual Bow Wow Ball - The Wizard of Paws! To be held Saturday, November 10 at The Fairmont Winnipeg, the event raises funds to support the thousands of animals that The Winnipeg Humane Society cares for each year.

"We're pleased to support The Winnipeg Humane Society in its tireless efforts to rescue and care for animals," said Bill Skubovius, Petsecure's Vice President of Business Development. "As strong ambassadors of responsible pet ownership, we are proud to contribute to and support such a worthy organization."

Petsecure's Gold Sponsorship helps The WHS - Manitoba's largest animal shelter-continue in its work to receive and care for nearly 9,000 animals each year. The Wizard of Paws Bow Wow Ball includes cocktails, dinner, dancing, a balloon draw and a live and silent auction. There will also be a special performance by Winnipeg's Colleen Furlan, who recently made it into the top four in the CBC reality TV series Over The Rainbow in its search for a Dorothy.

"We rely on companies like Petsecure to support the WHS and ensure we can keep up the good work of sheltering, adopting and caring for pets who deserve that second chance at a happy life," said Bill McDonald, Winnipeg Humane Society CEO.

The Winnipeg Humane Society is one of the many Canadian animal shelters 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 Winnipeg Humane Society:

The Winnipeg Humane Society is a registered charity and non-profit organization whose mission is to protect animals from suffering and to promote their welfare and dignity. Funded primarily by donations, memberships, sponsorship and bequests, The WHS provides numerous programs and services to help educate and advocate for the humane treatment of animals. The WHS adopts cats, dogs and critters. All adoptable pets have been spayed or neutered, a health check, and a behaviour assessment.

About Petsecure pet health insurance:

Petsecure pet health 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(TM) guarantee. Underwritten by Western Financial Insurance Company. Petsecure and logo are registered trademarks of Western Financial Insurance Company. For more information on Petsecure visit

Western Financial Insurance Company
Erin Baxter
Marketing and Communications Specialist
(204) 942-2999 ext. 7631

The Winnipeg Humane Society
Christine Boult
Director of Development
204- 982-2029

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