What is pet insurance?

It’s insurance that may help pay for veterinary bills if your pet is hurt, sick or needs routine preventive care. Most plans cover dogs and cats. Some plans will cover other types of animals.

What to consider before you buy pet health insurance

Read and review your policy

Be sure to look at:

  • Deductibles
  • Copays
  • Coverage limits
  • Exclusions

Compare monthly or annual costs

  • Find out if the policy limits payouts by incident, annually or your animal's lifetime.
  • Policy costs vary based on the age and breed of your pet, and the amount and type of coverage you choose

Updated 06/29/2015

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