The Truth About Pet Insurance
Myth: Pet Insurance isn’t worth it.
Fact: The avg. cost to insure your pet is $27 per month. A single emergency, illness or chronic condition may cost over $20,000.
Myth: My pet is young and healthy so coverage is unnecessary.
Fact: Puppies and kittens are 2.5 times as likely to get sick or injured as older pets are.
Myth: I’ll wait until my pet gets sick or injured.
Fact: As pets get older, their health risks only increase. If you try to enroll after an illness or accident, your pet may be denied coverage.
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Why is Vet Care so Expensive
- $6,243: Surgery to remove an object your pet swallowed.
- $20,000: Medication, chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer
- $9,510: Cost to treat a common condition in dogs: hip dysplasia
Can You Afford to Keep
Your Pet Alive?
Vet care costs are rising quickly. There may come a time in your pet’s life where you have to choose between medical care and euthanasia. It’s heartbreaking, but it’s a real choice people frequently face. Economic euthanasia is increasing by 10% each year because loving pet parents just can’t afford medical treatment costs.
The rate of people euthanizing their pets is rising
by 10% per year because they can’t afford
Don’t Wait Until It’s
Veterinarians recommend insuring your pet as early as 8 weeks old.
- The longer you wait, the higher the risk of your pet developing a condition that would be considered pre-existing and not be covered by any plan.
- Insuring your pet before an accident or illness means the insurance company has to pay your claim, even for chronic conditions that may last a lifetime.
- Puppies and kittens can be enrolled as young as 6 to 8 weeks of age
Pet Parents Spend $30 billion
per year on health care