Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is smart investment with low rate premiums. It's wise to keep your pet protected, should a medical issue arise. It gives you the advantage of being able to get them the best medical attention without the stress of the cost. Learn more on this topic such as; various types of insurance and coverage, and more valuable information.


January 18, 2009 | By Denise T. | 7

There are a number of pet insurance companies out there, most are pretty pricey. With three dogs, I need to find something that has good coverage and the claims are easily processed that is affordable and where it covers a lot of meds and health pro… more ›

Denise T.
Cathy J.

January 18, 2009

A: Honestly, I've never purchased pet insurance, because when I looked into it, the conditions my dog had weren't covered (hip dysplasia & arthritis), and it would have been a waste of money. Others may have had a different experience though. It probab… more ›

December 30, 2008 | By Cate A. | 2

Hi, I have 5 pets - 3 dogs and 2 cats. Does anyone have any thoughts on what the best and most affordable pet insurance is? I would prefer one that at least partially covers the regular stuff (i.e. heartworm, vaccinations, etc.) in addition to emerge… more ›

Cate A.
Betty W.

December 30, 2008

A: The best insurance you can have is set up a savings plan and set aside a certain amount of money each month to your emergency pet fund. Even savings account earn a little interest so that monthly dollar you spend will always be growing. Pet Insurance… more ›

October 16, 2008 | By colleen t. | 5

How do we choose pet insurance? does anybody have any suggestion for insurance for several animals! that the premiums do not go through the roof, and are good to deal with? thanks mupps

colleen  t.

October 16, 2008

A: Research, Research, Research. I am still trying to find afordable insurance with a mutiple pet discount. I'll be sure to let you know if I do. Good Luck.

October 13, 2008 | By Anonymous | 5

I was thinking about getting pet insurance. Any advice?


October 14, 2008

A: Yes, I have VIP Pet Insurance with Wellness Care, helps pays for part of the vaccinations and Medications, Doctors visits etc... and if you ever get in a situation where your animal needs surgery you don't have to make a difficult decision. There ar… more ›

October 2, 2008 | By Kiki C. | 5

Hello everybody! WE are thinking about getting a pet insurance for our beloved Schatze, what do you think about pet insurance and what is the best in the market? I would appreciate your comments. Thank you. KIKI

Kiki C.
Barbara G.

October 2, 2008

A: Check with your local vet and see what they recommend. I think in the past I have used VIP and it was good. I had to pay for things and they sent me 80% back and yearly things were covered 100%. I have had United Pet Care in the past and that was … more ›

October 19, 2008 | By Katiemissy | 4

Just wondering what experiance others have had with pet insurance. Want to get more bang for my buck. Also there is a possible illness going through our dog park so maybe an insurance that will take care of that kind of vet care not just emerceney st… more ›

Janice  T.

October 19, 2008

A: I work for Petsmart and we have the Banfield pet hospital in our store. I have my one dog on their wellness plan. I love it and intend to ad more of my dogs to the plan. After paying a one time membership fee of around $60 I pay $21.95 a month and ev… more ›

February 21, 2009 | By Terren | 4

My wife and I currently have a policy with VPI for one of our dogs... our other pets are ineligible. I'd like to hear others' thoughts on what insurance companies they use and if they like the service. My vet mentioned that he knows of a dozen or … more ›


February 21, 2009

A: Actually, when I first became aware of pet insurance I did some research and discovered that my vet bills were much less than I thought, and barring some exotic procedure that might become necessary ... insurance was more expensive with co-pays and o… more ›


May 5, 2010 | By Mary T. | 20

A pet owner would be hard-pressed to find an individual more qualified to speak about advances in veterinary techniques than Dr. Kyle Kerstetter of Michigan Veterinary Specialists. Not only is Dr. Kerstetter a Board Certified Diplomate of the America… more ›

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October 14, 2008 | By Alieberman | 331

NEW YORK -- Employees may be able to receive health benefits not only for themselves, but their pets, too, if the American Veterinary Medical Association can sway legislators in Washington, D.C. The AVMA, a non-profit organization that r… more ›

Employees May Soon Benefit from Pet Insurance


September 9, 2008 | By Runlikethewind12 | 7

I have been doing some research lately on pet insurance and whether it is worth it or not. Everyone knows that Vet visits are typically expensive, so what are your opinions about this?

October 3, 2008 | By Kate H. | 0

10 Questions To Ask Before Buying Pet Insurance There are at least a half dozen pet insurance companies in the United States and each one offers different coverage and different options. How is today's pet parent supposed to navigate their way… more ›

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