Posts Tagged ‘Pet Insurance’

Dollars and Pets: What to Know About Pet Insurance

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Pet insurance can help you afford the cost of veterinary careIf your pet was injured and needed to be hospitalized tomorrow, could you afford the bill?

We all want to do the very best we can for our pets. After all, they’re members of our family! And we’re fortunate that in this day and age, we have access to very advanced veterinary care for our pets. From cancer treatment, to life saving oxygen, to surgical procedures and more, it’s possible to treat almost all injuries and illnesses our pets may encounter.

This advanced care comes with a cost, though. And with veterinary expenses averaging $1800 per year, per pet, it’s easy to see why veterinary care might put a significant financial strain on many families.

This is where pet insurance comes in. Just as human health insurance can bridge the gap between needed care and cost, pet insurance is designed to offset the financial burden of unexpected illness or injury to our pets. But, does it make sense for you? It’s important to weight the costs and benefits so that you can begin to make a decision for your personal situation. (more…)

Taking the Plunge with Pet Insurance

Monday, October 24th, 2016

vet dog collar cuteProperly caring for a pet isn’t cheap, and if you find yourself with a sick or injured animal, costs can add up even more quickly. Few people are prepared to withstand the financial burden of unexpected pet care costs, even though they want the best possible treatment for their four-legged family memebers.

Pet insurance can be a great way to bridge the gap between your bank account and the cost of your pet’s medical needs. Several companies exist that offer insurance coverage for your furry family, making it easier than ever to take good care of a pet.