It’s important to compare the veterinary cover carefully when choosing pet insurance.
We asked Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick what to look out for.
Pet insurance can help you cover the cost of veterinary bills. Vets can do more for pets than ever before but costs can quickly mount up. Having Petplan insurance allows you to get your pet the best care without worrying about the cost. You may be surprised to know that you are more likely to claim on your pet insurance than your car or home insurance.Read More
As early as possible! Pets can get ill or injured at any time so it’s important to make sure you have cover in place to help you cover the cost of any veterinary treatment needed. Policies do not usually cover pre-existing conditions so if your pet already has a skin condition when you insure them you would need to continue to pay for treating this. If however you had insured them with Petplan before they developed a skin condition this would have been covered.Read More
1. Vet's bills
2. Third party liability insurance
3. Purchase price
4. Hospital visits
5. Death from illness or injury
6. Theft or loss
7. Complementary treatment
Not all pet insurance is the same. It’s important to look for a policy that won’t let you and your pet down rather than a cheap short-term deal.