Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is the human health insurance equivalent, but for your pet. Having your dog or cat protected by a good health insurance plan can put your mind at ease knowing that large unexpected medical bills will be covered.

Canine Journal has decades of experience in pet health insurance, our experts have reviewed over two dozen providers and bring you our top picks in our comprehensive pet insurance reviews.

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Best Pet Insurance Companies In November 2023: Reviews & Comparison Tables

The best pet insurance companies are Pets Best, Fetch, Figo, Healthy Paws, Embrace, and Lemonade, according to Canine Journal’s evaluation and inspection of price, coverage, customer service and reputation, claim processing, plan customizations, and more. Extensive plans are also available from Trupanion, ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, Spot Pet Insurance, and Paw Protect.

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How To Cancel Fetch Pet Insurance

If you’re considering canceling your Fetch Pet Insurance policy, we encourage you to read this before making a firm decision. We give you tips on what to consider before terminating your policy and how and when to find a new pet insurance provider. But if you’ve already decided, we give you quick answers on how to cancel your Fetch policy.

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Animalia Pet Insurance Review: Pros, Cons, Coverage, vs Healthy Paws, vs Trupanion, & More

Animalia Pet Insurance is somewhat mysterious to many consumers because there’s very little about them online. Few media outlets or consumer are talking about them, which means customers are sometimes unsure who they signed up for pet insurance with. We’re happy to inform you more about the company and discuss whether you can trust them for your pet insurance needs.

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What Does Pet Insurance Cover? A Look At Spaying & Neutering, Dental, Vaccines, Pre-Existing Conditions, Surgeries & More

Pet insurance is designed to financially assist families with unpredictable, expensive vet care. It is not intended to cover preventive care, like vaccines, flea and heartworm control, annual checkups, etc. Instead, pet insurance shields against significant costs related to illnesses, accidents, surgeries, and emergencies. Read below to get exact answers regarding what pet insurance covers for issues you’re concerned about for your pet.

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Best Pet Insurance In Illinois: Companies Reviewed In Chicago And More

Our dogs are vulnerable to accidents and illnesses whether they live in Chicago, Springfield, or another city or town. This is why it’s essential to buy a pet insurance policy. Pet insurance allows you to direct your focus to your pet’s health instead of the cost of vet care. Find out which company offers the best pet insurance in Illinois for you.

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Does Pet Insurance Cover Cremation Costs?

Most pet insurance companies cover the cost of euthanasia when its deemed medically necessary. However, cremation isn’t automatically covered by any insurance provider. Only a few companies offer coverage for cremation costs. You must purchase an add-on to your pet’s insurance policy to obtain it.

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Best Pet Insurance Companies In Maryland 2023

Maryland is more than baseball teams and the infamous blue crab. It’s full of pet lovers like you who want the best for their pups! That means pet insurance is on your mind. But what company offers the best pet insurance in Maryland, and what should you consider when choosing a plan? Learn this, as well as some interesting stats about Maryland and the popular breeds you’ll see in the state. All of our top-ranked pet insurance providers offer coverage in Maryland, so you have many options to choose from. Your monthly premium is based on your dog’s breed, zip code, pre-existing conditions, and more.

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ASPCA vs Nationwide: We Choose A Clear Winner

Both ASPCA and Nationwide offer detailed pet insurance coverage, but Nationwide doesn’t enroll pets older than 10 years of age. However, Nationwide has a much faster claim processing average of only four days compared to ASPCA’s 15 to 30 days. If price is your main concern, you can typically get lower pricing from Nationwide. However, getting a quote for your specific pet will give you the best idea of what pet insurance will cost you. Let’s go into more detail and help you decide if one is a better fit for your needs.

Does Pet Insurance Cover Medication? Over The Counter, Prescription, Preventative & More

Like humans, sometimes our dogs need medicine. Whether for preventive treatment, chronic issues, or one-time health concerns, medication can help us all maintain a more balanced, healthier life. But is medicine covered by pet insurance? And if so, are there any restrictions or limitations to the coverage? We’ll explain how pet insurance handles coverage for medication and what companies offer it.

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