Are you ready for more information about pet insurance?
The first step in finding a pet insurance policy is to do some research. There are many pet insurance companies available today. Spending a little time researching the policy that suits you best can pay dividends in the future. Remember to ask about policy limits, deductibles and exclusions to ensure you know what you are paying for. It is up to you, the pet owner, to ultimately choose a policy that is best for your needs and the needs of your pet.
Below are current pet insurance companies, with some basic information about each. These links are a good starting point in your research of the company you will ultimately be satisfied with. The information has been obtained from the company either by direct contact or from information listed on their website.
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Embrace Pet Insurance is a specialist insurance agency, headquartered in Mayfield Village, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. They officially launched in October 2006 but have spent three years prior to this preparing to serve pet parents better. Embrace sells pet health insurance for cats and dogs. You pay your veterinarian's bill and then they refund you a portion of the bill. For additional details, visit the Embrace website.
QuickCare some of the coverages pet insurance plans offer include prescribed medication, X-rays, surgeries, hospitalization, ultrasounds, MRI/CAT scans, homeopathic treatments including acupuncture and chiropractic, chemotherapy, and referrals. Endoscopy is also covered in cases of foreign body ingestion requiring surgery. Visit QuickCare for additional policy information.
Trupanion was started in 1999 by Darryl Rawlings as Vetinsurance in Canada. Since then they now offer pet insurance in the United States with headquarters in Lynwood, Washington. Darryl has a huge passion for pets and came up with the idea for pet insurance when he was in his teens. Trupanion offers policies to both dogs and cats that cover all diagnostic test, surgeries and medications of a pet is sick or injured. Visit the Trupanion website for further details.
Petplan Pet Insurance is the world’s leading pet insurance provider, with over a million policyholders worldwide and plans are available to pet parents throughout the United States. Petplan’s customizable policies provide full coverage for all hereditary conditions with no dollar or time limits per condition. The Covered For Life promise means that on-going chronic conditions are covered in subsequent policy years. Reimbursement is based on a veterinairan charges a policyholder and not what a benefit schedule dictates or a “usual and customary” fee determined by the insurance company.
Veterinary Pet Insurance is the nations oldest pet insurance company, offering plans since 1980. They are committed to making the miracles of veterinary medicine affordable for all pet owners. Veterinary Pet Insurance offers policies for dogs, cats as well as exotic pets. Veterinary Pet Insurance is headquartered in Brea, California. For full details visit the VPI website.
Purinacare launched in the spring of 2008. Purinacare was created to help pet owners manage the health needs of ever-longer living pets and to help them take advantage of the latest advances in veterinary medicine. Purinacare has offices in San Antonio, Texas and offers plans for both dogs and cats.
Pets Best is located in Boise, Idaho and was founded by Dr. Jack Stephens, DVM. In 1981 Dr. Stephens had to euthanize a dog because the owner could not afford the cost of treatment. Shortly after, the owner saw him in a local store. When the mother asked her child if she remembered Dr. Stephens, she said, "Yes, he's the one who killed our dog." Pets Best Plans cover, illnesses, accidents and injuries as well as prescription medications and hospitalization. For full details visit the Pets Best website.
ASPCA Pet Health Insurance was developed with the same devotion to protecting animals that has defined the ASPCA's 140-year history. Plans from ASPCA Pet Health Insurance are designed to provide you with coverage and customer service worthy of the ASPCA name. ASPCA insurance has a wide range of plans to suit both dog and cat owners.