Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group™ and Jolly Pets Team Up to Donate Enrichment Toys to Help Pets Receiving Treatment at ASPCA® Recovery Centers

Resources for pet parents to help with dog and cat behavioral topics now available through the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance website

Akron, Ohio, September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group™ (C&F Pet), one of North America’s largest pet insurance providers, has partnered with OhioNew York-based Jolly Pets will donate 900 enrichment toys to three ASPCA® Rehabilitation, Recovery and Enrichment Centers where they provide care for pets rescued from situations of cruelty and neglect.

“We are thrilled to support the ASPCA® and the ASPCA® Pet Health Insurance Program in their efforts to change the mindset that animals with behavioral issues are ‘unadoptable,'” said declared Louisa Casto, Marketing Manager, Jolly Pets. “As a big supporter of shelters, we have seen firsthand how much of a difference Jolly Pets toys make for these dogs. Enrichment activities are so vital to their mental health and rehabilitation, and Jolly Pets appreciates the role we can play in helping to prepare shelter dogs for adoption into new, loving homes.”

Jolly Pets provides products for dogs and cats, continually seeking new and innovative ways to develop superior pet products. The company’s vision is not just to manufacture a toy, it is to manufacture a quality toy that will enrich the life of the animal. Their Jolly Rescues donation program supports causes in the areas of rescues, shelters, K-9 police and military organizations, natural disasters, and other related groups.

In addition to this donation, and to help support pet parents who may be having behavioral issues with their own dog or cat, the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Program has created a multi-faceted behavioral awareness campaign. facets through its website and social media channels to provide relevant information, instructions and real-world advice. Resources include a series of educational videos with a behavioral expert and trainer Tabitha Kucera of Chirrups and Chatter.

“As people start to go out more with the easing of COVID-19, some pets are beginning to experience separation anxiety. This is often misunderstood and can leave pet parents confused and unable to resolve the issue. “, said Bob Capobianco, Senior Vice President, Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group. “We want pet owners to understand what their dog or cat may be going through, and we hope this campaign will raise awareness about it and help them with informative resources. Additionally, pet parents may not know that pet insurance can help cover eligible behavioral issues as well.”

The 900 Jolly Pets toys, which were delivered in mid-August, will provide much-needed support to animals at the ASPCA behavioral rehabilitation center in Weaverville, North Carolinathe ASPCA Cruelty Recovery Center in Columbus, Ohioand the CARE Facility Unit (the Canine Annex for Recovery and Enrichment) at New York City.

“We are grateful to Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group and Jolly Pets for their generous donation of toys to dogs in the care of our ASPCA rehabilitation and recovery facilities,” said Kristen Collins, vice president of rehabilitation services for the ASPCA. “The ASPCA is working to care for dogs that have faced cruelty, neglect and behavioral issues, and these new toys will provide essential enrichment to dogs in need.”

When the ASPCA assists in cruelty cases, rescued animals are often transferred to ASPCA-operated recovery centers to receive ongoing care and enrichment, as well as any necessary medical and behavioral treatment. These facilities give animals the time, space and expertise they need to recover.

For certain animals that exhibit extreme fear and undersocialization, the ASPCA offers specialized, science-based behavior modification, increasing the likelihood of adoption. Treatment plans aim to help dogs, many of whom have never experienced pet life, become familiar with unfamiliar people, household objects and sounds, and real-life situations.

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About the ASPCA®

Founded in 1866, ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was the first animal welfare organization to be established in North America and is today the nation’s leading voice for vulnerable animals and victims. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with more than two million supporters nationwide, the ASPCA is committed to preventing cruelty to dogs, cats, equines, and animals. farms across the United States. The ASPCA helps animals in need through on-the-ground disaster and cruelty response, behavioral rehabilitation, animal placement, legal and legislative advocacy, and community advancement. shelters and veterinarians through research, training and resources. For more information, visit and follow the ASPCA on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram.

About Jolly Pets

Founded in 1994 in Streetsboro, Ohio, Jolly Pets makes dog toys for all breeds and sizes. His goal has always been the happiness and health of your pet. It is the umbrella company of Kitty Kasa and the pride of the riders. The success of the original Jolly Ball made for the equine industry under the name Horsemen’s Pride prompted the creation of Jolly Pets. Its philanthropic arm, Jolly Rescues, works with shelters nationwide to help promote their adoptable dogs, provide them with supplies, and raise awareness of the importance of adopting shelter dogs. The product line is available in physical and online stores at and more. Jolly Pets is part of Tenth Avenue Holdings, a privately held, diversified holding company.

About Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group™

Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group (C&F Pet) is committed to helping pet owners gain access to reliable and affordable health insurance plans. With a history dating back to 1997, making it one of the premier suppliers in the United States, C&F Pet uses a variety of go-to-market strategies including direct-to-consumer, employee benefits, white label and other partnerships. Products are underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company (NAIC #21113. Morristown, New Jersey), produced and administered by C&F Insurance Agency, Inc. (NPN # 3974227), a Crum & Forster company. More information can be found at

The ASPCA® is not an insurer and does not conduct insurance business. Through a license agreement, the ASPCA receives a royalty that is in exchange for use of the ASPCA marks and is not a charitable contribution. More information about ASPCA pet health insurance can be found at

C&F and Crum & Forster are registered trademarks of United States Fire insurance company. Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group™ is a brand of United States Fire insurance company. The Crum & Forster group of companies is rated A (Excellent) by AM Best Company 2020.

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