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Advantages of having a pet insurance

By Aliah Subscribe to RSS | June 26th 2012 | Views:

Most of us love having pets at home because they offer comfort and a sense of completeness, pets are often considered as a part of the family and that why they need insurance. They will get ill or get involved in accident and the medical attention might cost you a lot of many or happen in times you are low in finances. To avoid this inconvenience you need a pet insurance for such unfortunate times, by having the cover it will help you cover any medical expenses your pet might incur. Having the insurance cover will give any pet owner the peace of mind knowing that they are well covered in any eventuality. When looking for a company to buy the pet insurance its better you read all their policies and guidelines, this will help you know what is fully covered, partially covered and finally what is not covered at all. Another thing you should do before buying the insurance claim is learn about any condition your pet might have that you see to see if it’s covered in the plan. Different insurance plans cost differently depending on what they cover and their periods. Your pet insurance will come in very handy if your pet has attacked someone or other pets. There are some unscrupulous lawyers who will want to extort money from you to cover the damage but with the insurance cover you will not deal directly with them.

Depending on the cover it will include; regular checkups, injuries, illness, accidents and other forms of treatment for medical conditions. Each cover will have its own set of regulations and criteria that you should be fully aware of. There some cover that will cover your pet for life and other terminate when they reach a certain age. There are other covers that will cover more than one pet at a reduced or discounted cost. You should check if the insurance cover lets you continue going to your regular veterinarian or they will offer you one of their own. If you have the cover and your pet has an accident or is sick you will first seek medical attention then file a claim to your insurance company stipulating the cost and they will cover it as quickly as possible.

All pet insurance will not cover pre-existing conditions but there are some conditions which are pre-existing but curable. If this is the case then you pet will have a period of exclusion which runs for a period of less than 12 months. These curable conditions are: vomiting, bladder infection, respiratory infection, diarrhea among others. Different insurance companies will have different policies and some will not cover the hereditary and chronic condition or will ask for more money to cover such conditions. Look for a cover that will cover such condition if you establish your pet has one. Depending on the company and the cover you will be required to renew your cover either twice a year or annually.

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