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Pet Insurance Articles

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Nov. 22, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Can a Large Emergency Fund Take the Place of Pet Insurance?

Do you need pet insurance if your savings are robust? Read on to find out.
Nov. 20, 2023 | By Kristi Waterworth

What Does It Cost to Own a Pet? It's a Lot More Than You Think

Do you know what it costs to own a pet these days? The odds are incredibly high that you are very wrong. Read on to learn more.
Nov. 9, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Almost 100% of Pet Owners Who Have Pet Insurance Don't Regret It, Data Shows

Is pet insurance a waste of your money? Read on to see why you're likely to appreciate having it.
Nov. 2, 2023 | By Christy Bieber

So You Rescued an Older Pet. Does It Make Sense to Get Pet Insurance?

Putting a pet insurance policy in place for an elderly pet still makes sense. Read on to learn why.
Nov. 1, 2023 | By Kailey Hagen

Pet Life Insurance Is a Thing. Do You Need It?

Pet life insurance pays a death benefit to the owner when the pet dies, but it's not for everyone. Here's what you need to know.
Oct. 19, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Open Enrollment: Should You Buy Pet Insurance Through Your Employer?

Pet insurance is an important thing to have. Are you better off buying it through your employer? Read on to find out.
Oct. 13, 2023 | By Dana George

Here's How to Keep Your Pet Healthy Without Breaking the Bank

It's far less expensive to keep a pet healthy than to pay for care after they've become sick. Here are a few ways to protect their health.
Oct. 11, 2023 | By Cole Tretheway

You Won't Believe the Average Cost of Dog Food by Diet. How Do You Compare?

The carnivore dog food diet is almost twice as expensive as normal dog food. Read on to compare the costs of popular dietary dog food.
Sept. 28, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Can't Afford Your Pet Insurance? 3 Options to Look At

Pet insurance can be costly. Read on to see what to do if you can no longer swing yours.
Sept. 26, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Will You Qualify for Pet Insurance if Your Pet Has a Pre-Existing Condition?

Human health insurers cannot discriminate against applicants with pre-existing conditions. Read on to see if the same rules apply to pet insurance.
Sept. 7, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

I Have Pet Insurance. Here's Why I Save Money Every Month for Pet Care Anyway

Just because you have pet insurance doesn't mean you don't need to save on top of that for your animal's care. Read on to see why.
Sept. 1, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Pet Insurance Is an Absolute Must in This Situation

All pet owners can benefit from pet insurance. But read on to see when it's something you really shouldn't skimp on.
Aug. 25, 2023 | By Christy Bieber

Should You Get Pet Insurance on a Rescue Dog?

Getting pet insurance on a rescue dog is vitally important. Here's why pet owners should make sure their new family member has the right coverage.
Aug. 18, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Here's What Happens When You File a Pet Insurance Claim

Each pet insurance company works differently when processing claims. But read on for a general idea of what to expect.
Aug. 2, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

3 Signs You've Chosen the Wrong Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is an important thing to have. Read on for signs that you may have chosen the wrong plan.
July 18, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Here's What Happens When You Put Off Pet Insurance for Too Long

It's best to apply for pet insurance as soon as you bring a new pet home. Read on to see why.
July 5, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

34% of Retirees Have Adopted a Pet. Here's Why You Should Follow Their Lead

A pet is a good thing to have in retirement. Read on to see why.
July 5, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

What Happens if You Don't Apply for Pet Insurance as Soon as You Adopt a Pet?

It's important to get pet insurance right away. Read on to see why.
July 4, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Have a Pet Who Needs Surgery? Here's Why You Might Need to Shell Out the Money Even if You Have Pet Insurance

Pet insurance can't take the place of having money in savings for emergencies. Read on to see why.
July 2, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Here's What Happens When You Apply for Pet Insurance With a Pre-Existing Condition

Pet insurers aren't required to cover pre-existing conditions the same way human insurers are. Read on to learn more.
June 25, 2023 | By David Chang, ChFC®, CLU®

Should You Get Pet Insurance at Costco?

Costco is known for offering discounts on a wide range of products -- even pet insurance. Learn why it's worth considering.
June 10, 2023 | By Christy Bieber

I'll Definitely Buy Pet Insurance in the Future -- but Will Skip This Type of Coverage

I don't have pet insurance for my dog, but I will get it for future dogs. Read on to learn which coverage doesn't make sense to buy, though.
May 27, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Adopting a Dog? Prepare to Spend This Much on Upfront Costs

There are costs associated with adopting a dog you'll need to prepare for. Read on to see what to anticipate.
May 26, 2023 | By Maurie Backman

Here's What It Costs to Own a Dog Each Year

You may be surprised to learn what it costs to own a dog. Read on to see how much you can expect to shell out annually on canine care.
May 19, 2023 | By David Chang, ChFC®, CLU®

Here's How Much the Average Vet Visit Costs

Pets are family, but the cost of care can be expensive. Keep reading for the average costs for vet visits -- and see how pet insurance can help.