Options for veterinary care when it comes to accidents or illness continue to expand. These more advanced treatments do come at a cost. One consideration is applying for pet insurance, which we now have on several of our dogs. If you do decide to get coverage, sooner is better than later, as all policies we have found have pre-existing exclusions. Our dogs have been covered through Pets Best and Trupanion.
Read more about the pros and cons of pet insurance.
When considering the option of pet insurance, those at ConsumersAdvocate.org have developed a resource guide examining 15 companies that provide pet insurance. In reviewing and researching, they found discounts pet owners should be aware of, summarized different coverages, and even provided a calculator to estimate a pet owners monthly rate.
Puppy owners go home with a 30 day (no obligation) insurance coverage. Trupanion has an option for differing deductable options to tailor coverage if you choose to continue.
We have had good luck with Pet's Best insurance coverage for accidents and illnesses (wellness coverage is also available). To get a quote, click here.