Pet insurance sales increasing as more and more are faced with steep vet bills

Pet insurance is on the rise as pet owners start to see the increasing cost of veterinary treatments and do not want to be placed in the position where they must decide between their beloved fuzzy family member and the price tag connected with its treatment.  However, just because more people are buying pet insurance, it doesn’t mean that they all understand what is involved in this type of policy.  Though many might think that this is just some sort of new way for insurance companies to make a quick…

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Veterinary plastic surgery skyrockets

Recently released data from the largest pet insurance provider in the United Kingdom, Petplan, has shown that last year there were almost $2.5 million (1.5 million pounds) in claims made for dog and cat nose surgery. This represents an increase in 25 percent in this type of claims over the previous three years. Furthermore, that same insurer also paid more than $1.5 million for young dog eye lifts, and over $400,000 for household pet dental work. According to Petplan, the increase in veterinary plastic surgery makes it possible for pets…

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Know your breed’s need before buying pet insurance

Pet insurance has been moving ahead by leaps and bounds and is increasingly being recommended in order to help to make it possible for pet owners to provide superior care for their companions, where that care would otherwise be too expensive to afford. Pet health insurance can cover everything from costly surgeries and medical treatments to prescription drugs. As the number of providers of pet insurance grows, it is also becoming more affordable, as competition is starting to play an important role in pricing. The primary decision that most pet…

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Pet insurers provide insurance advice for animal owners

Pet insurers have released the most important information that owners should know about insuring their animals, including an understanding of the types of things that are found within the exclusions and fine print of the most typical policies. They include the following on Pet Insurance policies:  If the pet has a pre-existing condition, this will not be covered by the policy, regardless of whether or not you were aware of its existence. If the policy is “time limited”, then upon the completion of the term, no more payouts will be sent…

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