Thursday, 29 December 2011 00:00
When you bring a new puppy into your family, it’s only natural that you will want to protect his health and also protect yourself from the financial costs associated unexpected accidents, injury or illness. There are several options of pet insurance plans out there for this very reason that can help bring you peace of mind.
What You Can Expect from a Pet Insurance Plan
Pet insurance typically includes deductibles, co-pays and policy limits just like health insurance for people. Plans may include treatment options including reimbursement for spaying or neutering your dog, vaccinations, tests and more. Depending on the level of coverage you desire, you can get protection for your pet for accidents or in some cases, pre-existing conditions.
Weighing Your Options
While pet owners with insurance policies are the minority, there are many new treatments and sophisticated veterinary procedures and tools which can add up to a costly bill. The best way to evaluate your options and decide if purchasing a pet insurance plan makes sense for you is to get quotes and plan details available to you. Ask your local pet store, veterinarian or friends for referrals on pet insurance plans. You can also use the internet to search for quotes and details.
The important question to ask yourself when considering pet insurance for your dog is whether you would be able to afford veterinary treatments or medicine in the case of unexpected illness or accidents and how far you are willing to go for your pet. For more information, consult with your Happiness Is Pets veterinarian for more information on whether obtaining a pet insurance plan is right for you.