About Pet Insurance U
We strive to be your most trusted partner in pursuing the right pet insurance.
Pet Insurance Advice You Can Trust
We have been a free online resource since 2000 for anyone interested in learning more about pet insurance. Our goal is to be an objective, third-party resource for everything pet insurance related. We update our site regularly, and we have a directory of articles and guides to help you get started finding the cheapest pet insurance rates!
Researching online can be tough. The types of coverage, factors affecting your rates, and best practices for finding the right provider vary drastically from website to website.
We’ve taken the hard part out of researching online and compiled the internet’s most comprehensive resources on finding the best pet insurance companies as well as related information for dog owners and for cat owners.
PetInsuranceU.com is not a government-run website, nor are we owned by any insurance provider.
Everything on this site is 100 percent free, and we aim to keep it that way.
Meet the Experts
PetInsuranceU.com’s expert team focuses on ensuring our content and services uphold the highest standards of integrity. Our dedicated team also manages our extensive writing network, which guarantees the information you receive is accurate, evidence based, current, and trustworthy.
A team of pet insurance experts reviews our content, ensuring that existing and new content is accurate so you can make the best decisions about your pet insurance.
We strive to be your most trusted partner in pursuing the right pet insurance.
Mathew B. Sims, Editor-in-Chief
Mathew B. Sims is Editor-in-Chief and has authored, edited, and contributed to several books. He has been working in the insurance industry ensuring content is accurate for consumers who are searching for the best policies and rates. He has also been featured on sites like UpJourney.
Melanie Musson, Published Insurance Expert
Melanie Musson is the fourth generation in her family to work in the insurance industry. She grew up with insurance talk as part of her everyday conversation and has studied to gain an in-depth knowledge of state-specific car insurance laws and dynamics as well as a broad understanding of how insurance fits into every person’s life, from budgets to coverage levels. She also specializes in automation technology and vehicle safety.
Dr. Pippa Elliott BVMS, MRCVS, Veterinarian
Dr Pippa Elliott BVMS, MRCVS is a veterinarian with over 30 years experience in companion animal practice. In 1987 she graduated from the University of Glasgow, with a degree in veterinary medicine and surgery. A love of the sea meant accepting her first job in the port town of Portsmouth, England. A
fter working in private practice for two years, her next position was as a vet at the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals. This charity treats the sick and injured pets belonging to those on low income. After a spell in Australia, and with a young family, Pippa returned home. She joined the clinic where she first saw practice as a teenager who dreamt of becoming a vet. She has worked there now, on and off, for over 20 years.
Pippa is an advocate of Fear-Free Practice, an animal addict, and a freelance veterinary copywriter. Her specialty is taking dry, dense topics that stick in the throat, and turning them into mouth-watering morsels which are easy to digest. She is also working with Improve International as developmental editor on veterinary textbooks and is the nominated vet for Cats Protection, Harrow.
Dr. Stephanie Flansburg-Cruz, Veterinarian
Dr. Stephanie Flansburg-Cruz practices mixed animal veterinary medicine and she has a special interest in shelter medicine and animal welfare. Stephanie enjoys volunteering at local animal shelters, reading, writing, and traveling.
Dr. Stephanie Flansburg-Cruz is a licensed veterinarian who has been working with animals since 2011. As an experienced multilingual veterinarian, she has established herself as an effective communicator with patients, adaptable when handling challenges, and passionate about animals.
Her extensive hands-on experience with animals is incredibly varied and includes everything from small household pets to large rural livestock. From high-volume spaying clinics to one-on-one patient care, Dr. Stephanie Flansburg-Cruz has done it.
Dr. R.J.Kraemer, Veterinarian
Dr. Roy Kraemer, is the founder of Vet4Bulldog.com and Vet4HealthyPet Advanced Medical Care. Dr. Kraemer is a Tufts Veterinary School 1991 Graduate (Boston, MA). He is a member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) and the SCVMA (Southern California Veterinary Medical Association) and has been practicing veterinary medicine and surgery in Orange County, California for over 20 years.
Dr. Kraemer has a special interest in bulldogs, French bulldogs, and other Brachycephalic breeds, and their unique medical and surgical needs, such as breathing and airways conditions, joint arthritis and pain, ligament and tendon injuries, ear canal disease, skin and allergy problems, eyes and eyelid abnormalities, as well as other medical conditions related to the breed. Dr. Kraemer is also a leader in regenerative medicine.
Dr. Kraemer offers alternative non-pharmaceutical therapies for pain relief, wound repair, inflammatory condition in the form of cutting edge healing modalities including a state of the art in house stem cell therapy, Cryobanking, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), class 4 cold laser, and Pulse Electromagnetic Therapy (PEMT).
He also has a large following of other dog breeds and cat owners, providing wellness and preventative care, a wide range of surgical and dental service, orthopedics, radiology, cardiology, ultrasonography, etc. Dr. Kraemer and his team have been working closely with the Southern California Bulldog Rescue (SCBR), providing shelter, medical and surgical services for over a decade.
Dr. Erika Evans, Veterinarian
Erika is a licensed veterinarian with specialty training in small animal, avian, exotic, and zoological medicine and surgery. She resides in East TN with her husband, 4 young children, and a bevy of furred, feathered, and scaled companions.
Ryn is a devoted dog mom, freelance writer and award-winning newspaper columnist. As our comedienne-in-chief, Ryn writes an offbeat column that blends warmth, humor and a genuine love for animals. More at ryngargulinski.com.
For Our Media Friends
Our team loves partnering with media members to craft engaging stories with compelling visuals, data, and expert information.
If you’re a media member and would like to talk, please contact us. We’ll respond in a time sensitive manner so that you can meet your publication deadlines.
It’s All About You
PetInsuranceU.com is all about helping your average consumer stay informed, make the right coverage choices, and save money. We know you appreciate simplicity! That’s why our comparison tool is as easy to use as one of our articles is easy to read.
It’s all about you. We’ll ask you questions to get to know you, then we’ll provide you apples-to-apples rate quotes from the top providers in your city. Plus if you have any questions along the way, you can reach out to a licensed insurance agent from our team.
We recommend comparing rates from at least two to three providers — that’s the only way you’ll know you’ve got the best prices for the coverage you need to protect what’s most important.
How can you beat that?
We expect all writers and editors at PetInsuranceU.com to comply with these guidelines when creating content. Writers are responsible for the accuracy of their work. Confirming information and double-checking facts are of the utmost importance.
Our writing and editorial team will not accept any payment of any kind in exchange for positive content or reviews of a company or vehicle. We write what we know. We take pride in creating honest content.
Our team has over 60 years of experience in the insurance industry. There will be information we don’t know or that is up for debate, and we will be open about that.
As our goal is to produce consistent, professional content, our writing team takes care to use fair language in all of our work.
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