TopConsumerReviews.com
      July 17, 2018

Home  >  Pet Insurance  >  Articles

Best

Pet Insurance

  1. Embrace
  2. Healthy Paws
  3. Figo
  4. PetPremium
  5. ASPCA
  6. Trupanion
  7. Petplan
  8. Pet Assure
  9. Nationwide
  10. Pet First
  11. 24 Pet Watch

Compare Products

  • Select any 2 companies in our reviews to compare them head-to-head!
  • Compare

Your Information Is Secure
The Perfect Handbook for Imperfect Dog Owners Newsletter

Latest Reviews

Business Cards

Company Incorporation

Credit Repair Companies

Green Cards

Home Warranties

Meal Delivery

Medical Alert Systems

Pet Insurance

Refrigerators

VPN Services

 

Related Articles

What You Should Expect From Pet Insurance

What You Should Know Before Buying Pet Insurance

Why Has Pet Insurance Become So Popular?

Why Pet Insurance Is Easier Than You Think

Why Veterinarians Appreciate Pet Insurance

 

Top Consumer Reviews Articles

TopConsumerReviews.com provides unique articles that you won't find anywhere else on the internet. These articles are designed to help you make the most informed decisions possible.

Why Veterinarians Appreciate Pet Insurance

It’s a sad reality of pet ownership. When pets encounter expensive illnesses and injuries, many owners are faced with having to euthanize their beloved pets because they cannot afford the procedure to help them. Like any medical professional, veterinarians hate to see animals who could be helped have their lives cut short due to economic reasons.

The average dog suffering from cancer would require up to $10,000 in various procedures, including chemotherapy. An animal suffering from a broken leg can cost upwards of $2,000 to cover the cost of veterinary care. And what about the dog that gets a little too excited when playing fetch and swallows a stick? That can cost around $3,000 to $6,000 to fix, depending on the amount of damage done.

For most pet owners, medical procedures in the thousands of dollars just are not an economic reality. For them, economic euthanasia is a choice borne out of the inability to afford the expensive procedures to cure their pets.

With the growing popularity of pet insurance plans, pet owners no longer are reduced to one final option when it comes to expensive care for their pets.

So what, exactly, is pet insurance? And why do veterinarians like it?

The first official pet healthcare policy was sold in Britain in 1947. Britain trails only Sweden in the number of pet owners who provide insurance for their pets. Dogs are the most-insured pet, followed by cats and small exotic animals. While it is sold under the name “healthcare insurance,” pet health insurance is actually under the insurance umbrella for property. According to insurance laws, pets are seen as property, so the insurance policy which covers them is similar to that for any other property owned by an individual.

Like human healthcare policies, pet insurance is set up to cover certain medical expenses. There are a variety of plans at all cost levels, making it easy for any pet owner to find a plan that is right for their financial situation. Plans can cost as little as $15 a month or as much as $50. It all depends on the deductible chosen (if applicable), the reimbursement amount included and the covered options in the plan.

According to a survey published by the American Pet Products Association, an average pet insurance plan for a pet under age 6 costs $30 to $40 a month for dogs and roughly 25 percent less for cats. Over the course of a year, that is less than $400 for insurance coverage. While that may seem like a lot, it is nothing compared with the huge bills a pet owner could face if their pet is accidentally injured or is diagnosed with a serious disease.

Pet owners who wish to explore the option of pet insurance, but who want to be guaranteed a good policy with a reputable company, can check for the seal of approval from the American Animal Hospital Association. The association also provides reviews and recommendations on the best policies on the market.

Pet insurance also can be discussed with your veterinarian. While many veterinarians shy away from recommending a particular insurance plan with a specific company, more and more of them are becoming willing to educate the owners of their furry clients about the pet insurance option.

Embrace Pet Insurance Lists Seven Things Pet Parents Should Avoid"¦

When thinking about getting a new puppy, it's important to do research about training. There's endless information online around "what to do when training a puppy," but it's also important to know wha...

Published:  Tue, 10 Jul 2018 02:27:00 GMT



Japan's Pontely gives free DNA test for pet shop dogs, prevents future abandons, culls

Every pet-related business including pet insurance or pet food begins at pet retailers in most cases. There are 5,000 pet retailers in Japan but no super-major chain except mid-sized ones like Kojima. ...

Published:  Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:59:00 GMT



Pet Insurance Market Technology Used, Key Platform, Challenges, Manufacturers, Countries, Type Forecast 2018 to 2023

Research N Reports has recently introduced the addition of a brand new studies have a look at on the market for Pet Insurance to its repository. The studies report, titled "Global Pet Insurance Market ...

Published:  Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:11:00 GMT



Pet insurance

Second Chance Humane Society regularly receives calls from pet parents seeking assistance in providing needed medical care for their pet. Unexpected pet illnesses and injuries can be a serious financi...

Published:  Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:22:00 GMT



Pet Insurance Company Honored with Top Rating from"¦

Pets Best Pet Insurance, a well-respected provider within the Pet Insurance industry, receives the highest rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. For 2018, Pets Best Pet Insurance is our top choice for p...

Published:  Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:23:00 GMT



The cost of loving a pet

The bill for her care for about 16 hours was more than $2,000 and while we didn't regret a penny, I realized it was time to look into pet insurance. When we adopted our next dog, Koli, in 2012, I imme...

Published:  Sat, 07 Jul 2018 16:20:00 GMT



Share Us!    Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Twitter Share TopConsumerReviews.com on LinkedIn Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Google+ Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Pinterest

Home      About Us      Terms & Conditions      Privacy Policy      Contact Us      Disclosure