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

Pet Evacuation - dog supplies

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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Nationwide Insurance reminds owners of holiday pet risks

Holiday pet risks - dogs wearing xmas costumes

The insurer is hoping more owners will keep their furry family members safe this year. It’s that time of year again, when we bring out the decorations and sweet treats and need a reminder about holiday pet risks to keep our fuzzy loved ones safe. Our four-legged family members experience different dangers than humans do during this season. Nationwide Insurance is reminding owners that while we keep our walkways lit and clear to stop people from falling, and keep our Christmas trees hydrated so they won’t become a fire risk,…

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Walmart pet insurance launched as pandemic animal adoptions spike

Walmart Pet Insurance - Puppy with person

The retailer is offering coverage through Petplan and is also offering the Rover feature for services. Beyond buying kibble and leashes at the retailer, customers can now purchase Walmart pet insurance to help cover veterinary costs in the case of unexpected illness or injury. The retailer spotted the appeal of the coverage as the pandemic has caused animal adoptions to skyrocket. The Walmart pet insurance is launched at the same time that the Rover service has become available to connect customers with services such as dog walkers and sitters. The…

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Lemonade pet insurance launches for the first time

Lemonade Pet Insurance - Dogs and Cats

The online insurer is using this move to take itself into an entirely new coverage space. Lemonade pet insurance launched this week, taking the company into a new product category. This represents the company’s first step into a new vertical since 2016 when it first began offering its renters and homeowners insurance policies. Nearly three quarters of the company’s current policyholders are also pet owners. Approximately 70 percent of existing customers with the insurer own animals. That said, only about 1 to 2 percent of owners in the United States…

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State Farm pet insurance launched for dogs and cats through Trupanion

State Farm Pet Insurance - Dog and Cat

The coverage will protect animal owners against many veterinary costs for their furry family members. State Farm pet insurance has been launched through a partnership with Trupanion to provide animal owners with the opportunity to purchase medical coverage for their fuzzy friends. Dogs and cats are regularly considered to be non-human family members, but veterinary care is expensive. As Americans become increasingly attached to their pets, the world of veterinary medicine has skyrocketed forward. Animal owners demand the type of medical care they would otherwise expect for their human family…

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No growth in pet health insurance claims for respiratory issues

Pet health insurance - Dog and Cat

Trupanion has been monitoring the nature of claims for cats and dogs through the pandemic. Trupanion, the pet health insurance company based in Seattle, has stated that it is monitoring the types of claims it is receiving. As of yet, it has not noticed an increase in claims relating to respiratory issues in cats and dogs. The insurer has been watching for changes in claims of that nature since the start of the pandemic. Back in March, the company released a statement that there were “no unusual increases or changes…

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