Nationwide pet insurance Hambone Award winner announced

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The thirteenth annual award went to a dog that survived a 400-foot fall and has fully recovered. Nationwide has announced the winner of the 13th annual Hambone Award, which is given to the animal that brought about the most extraordinary pet insurance claim of the year. The insurer gave this year’s award to a claim that was filed for the care of Bruin, a German Shephard. Bruin’s pet insurance claim resulted from the multiple injuries he sustained when he fell 400 feet into a canyon in California. The community searched…

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Chewy to start selling pet insurance from Trupanion

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The e-commerce company will add various plans to the offerings it sells for furry family members. Chewy has announced that among the products it sells for animal family members, it will now be adding Trupanion pet insurance plans starting in spring 2022. The online retailer’s customer base is 20 million strong and will soon be able to purchase coverage. The pet insurance plans will be sold under the company’s Chewy Health brand, which also includes a range of other types of wellness products. The Chewy Health branded plans will provide…

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Protecting Your Pets: Insurance and Beyond

Pet Insurance

Our pets are our faithful companions, and we must do whatever we can to give them a safe and healthy life. A good first step is to purchase high-quality pet insurance, which will protect your furry friend now and in the future. Remember that insurance is there as a safety net, but you can avoid costly claims by creating a safe environment for your pet, so they don’t get sick or injured in the first place. Let’s talk about the importance of insurance and how to keep your pets safe…

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Why Is Pet Insurance So Important?

Why Is Pet Insurance So Important?

There are many forms insurance that an average person will have, including home, car, and medical insurance. Yet when it comes to pet insurance, this is something that can be forgotten at times. However, there are many reasons why having pet insurance is incredibly important, and after reading this blog, hopefully, you’ll understand why pet insurance is absolutely necessary when you have any kind of pet. Read on to find out more.   Pet Insurance Saves You Money If your pet is injured or becomes sick, you will need to take…

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State Farm reminds animal owners to create a pet evacuation plan

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Moreover, it has pointed out that existing plans should be reviewed annually to ensure they are up to date. State Farm has issued a news release on its official website reminding people of the importance of creating and maintaining a pet evacuation plan in case the unexpected should happen. As natural disasters become more frequent and extreme, the insurer wants pet owners to be responsible. “Being a responsible pet owner means preparing for the unexpected,” read the statement. It pointed out that the way a family handles their furry, four-legged…

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Trupanion reminds owners to avoid pet insurance claims with hot weather tips

Pet insurance claim - dog in summer wearing shades

The insurer has issued a list of tips to keep pets safe and cool throughout the hottest time of the year. With the heat of summer fully underway, Trupanion is hoping that animal owners will use these common-sense pet insurance claim avoidance tips to keep their furry family members safe. The insurer sees a summer spike in heatstroke claims 4.5 times higher than the yearly average. During the months of June, July and August, pet insurance claims explode as animal owners take their beloved animals to the vet for heatstroke…

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Home insurance coverage rules shock many new dog owners in adoption boom

Home-insurance-coverage - Doberman and a Yorkshire Terrier

The pandemic has caused breeders and shelters to sell out, but some owners aren’t as covered as they think. Dogs were among the sales booms to take off as a result of the pandemic, but many owners are shocked to discover that their home insurance coverage doesn’t cover their new pets. There are certain breeds that many insurers simply will not cover for expensive liability claims. As a result, if a dog bites someone or causes them injuries in another way such as by scratching them or jumping on them,…

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