Many pet insurance companies limit their illness coverage as pets age.
It’s important to get insurance while your pet is young to reduce pre-existing condition exemptions and your monthly cost.
Illness coverage can cover things like cancer, arthritis, UTIs, allergies and more.
Are pet insurance plans worth it?
If you have a pet like Guinness with a costly condition or illness you want to treat, we found that pet insurance may pay out more than it costs you. In our exercise, a Healthy Paws plan was the only one that paid more than it cost. But if his owner continues to cover cancer treatments, all three plans may be worth it.
Do Vets recommend pet insurance?
Pet insurance providers
Your veterinarian may be able to recommend a pet insurance company based on his or her experience. This alphabetical list of pet insurance companies can help you investigate and decide if pet insurance is right for your pet. The AVMA does not endorse or recommend any provider over others.
At what age should you get pet insurance?
Enroll when young: Coverage is typically available when a puppy or kitten is six to eight weeks old. By insuring your pet at a young age, you can avoid claim rejections for pre-existing conditions.
What are the benefits of pet insurance?
The benefits of Pet Insurance:
- Enables pet owners to save money when their pet is injured or ill.
- Empowers pet owner to not have to choose between their financial stability and their pet’s life.
- Enables pet owners to focus on the health of their pet, rather than the costs of their care.