TweetThis is one of the best videos I’ve found comparing four pet insurance policies related to one animal. And it’s all explained by a vet! If you’re considering looking into pet insurance, this is a very good overview.
TweetIt’s been awhile since we talked about pet insurance, so an announcement that Trupanion has expanded coverage into Connecticut caught my eye. This is a good company, offering policies for dogs and cats with 90 percent coverage and no payout … Continue reading
TweetThere are some good facts embedded in this video and . . . hey! . . . cute puppies and kitties! Seriously. As someone who went through a 25-month cancer fight with a beloved pet and who is still paying … Continue reading
TweetMore than a third of all home insurance claims involve some act committed not by the family, but by the family dog. A vast majority of these incidents involve biting, with the victims normally being a family member or family … Continue reading
TweetPet insurance is a growing segment of the industry given the fact that owners spent more than $30 million in 2009 on veterniary care. The most common (and expensive) conditions, which required surgery were, by species: Dogs 1. Benign skin … Continue reading
TweetThe old saw in the journalism business is that dog bite stories aren’t news. “Man Bites Dog,” however, is a story. In insurance terms, dog bites are actually a big story — a $400 million story in 2009. Now, granted, … Continue reading
TweetA study by the research group Packaged Facts showed that from 2003 to 2007, the number of insured pets (cats, dogs, and exotic animals) in the United States increased 56 percent. Worldwide in 2008 it was estimated that 2 million … Continue reading
TweetAs someone who has gone through a major, extended, and expensive illness with a much-loved pet, getting insurance for my animal companions has crossed my mind. The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association’s latest survey says 62 percent of American homes … Continue reading