Health care can get costly without pet insurance.
Just like everyone else in your family, pets get sick sometimes. In fact, one in three pets will need unexpected veterinary care each year.* And it isn’t just older dogs and cats, either. According to 2010 Petplan claims data, dogs under the age of one are actually 2.5 times more likely than their older brethren to have an unexpected visit to the vet. And while every parent wants to provide their pets with the best care possible, sometimes the high costs can force you to ask your vet for less expensive alternatives.
Every six seconds, a pet parent is faced with a vet bill for more than $1,000.*
These days, there are more lifesaving diagnostics and treatments – like MRI, surgery and chemotherapy – available to our pets than ever. But with advancing veterinary medicine comes rising costs. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, the cost of veterinary care has more than doubled over the past 10 years.*
You want to make the best decision for your pet, regardless of cost.
That’s where pet insurance comes in. By insuring your pet’s health, you can have peace of mind that, should your pet get sick or injured, your costs can be covered. After all, when your four-legged family member isn’t well, the last thing you want to do is worry about how you’re going to pay for it all.