Dog Health Insurance

Be prepared for the worst-case scenario – your friend is worth it!

Introduction - Read This First!

Overall, dogs that have health insurance live longer, healthier, and happier lives. Their owners feel safer as well, knowing that money will never be an issue if something unexpected happens to their best friend. If you just adopted your new dog, health insurance may seem like the last thing you need to worry about. It may seem like a waste of money, but getting health insurance early may be one of the best choices you ever make.

Healthcare Costs Overview

Health care costs for pets can be surprisingly high, but health insurance for your dog can help in a lot of ways, like:

  1. Keeping you accountable for keeping up with vet visits
  2. Helps reduce costs for tests to confirm your pup is healthy when you’re not sure.  
  3. Greatly reduces costs for large unforeseen problems. 

What Does Pet Health Insurance Help Cover?


Dog health insurance can help cover everything from check-ups and vaccinations to expensive surgeries and dental care. Since you never know what can happen, knowing that your furry friend will be taken care of no matter what is very comforting. Health insurance can be used to help with the following:

Small Emergencies

While small emergencies may seem simple enough to treat at home, it’s always best to take your dog in to the vet. Without health insurance you’re less likely to take your dog in for small issues that can progress into more serious problems. Stay safe and be proactive!

Check-ups and Preventatives

Many health insurance plans have “wellness” coverage built in, or have it as an optional add-on. These cover things like vaccinations, check-ups, routine blood-work, and even training!
Having wellness coverage will make sure that you can stay on top of your pups health year-round.

Expensive Emergencies

This is really the biggest benefit of dog health insurance. While the average healthcare costs for owning a dog are not that high, dogs are more reckless than humans, and emergencies do happen. These can be very expensive, and having to make this type of health decision based on money is very difficult. Always be prepared

Overall Benefits of Pet Health Insurance


Here are some of the benefits you and your dog will enjoy by being covered on a health insurance plan. Having these stressful situations covered you will give you the most important thing in the world - peace of mind.

Lowers Emergency Costs

This may be the single biggest reason to get health insurance for your dog. Emergency veterinary costs pile up real quick! You never want to make a health decision based on money. You’ll be much more prepared to handle life’s uncertainties of you’re covered.

More Likely To Go To The Vet

With a lot of plans covering routine visits, you’ll have a good reason to get the most out of your health insurance plan. You’ll make sure to get your pup checked out regularly and stay on top of vaccinations and medications.

Save Money Overall

Wellness coverage, routine check-ups, and getting small problems checked out sooner, all means that your dog will be healthier overall and you may be able to avoid bigger and more serious issues, saving you money overall. The following video explains how you’ll save money overall with your dog on a health insurance plan.

Understanding And Choosing Pet Insurance

Watch the following video for more detailed information on your health insurance options.

This final video discusses how to find the right plan for you and your dogs unique needs. 

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