Al Boenker Insurance Blog - Pet Insurance 101
Apr 11, 2019
Is your furbaby an extension of your family? Have you been to the vet for an accident and walked out wondering how it could ever cost that much to flush out something bad your dog ate? There is a solution! We know that you love your pet like family. So, the decision to take care of him or her is a simple one. But what exactly is "pet insurance" and do you really need it?Follow along as we break down what coverages and options there are for you and your fur crew.Pet insurance offers coverage to your four-legged family members. There are a couple different options that our carriers offer. Your dogs can be covered from accidents and illness that might require you to take them to the vet. You also have the option to add additional preventative care coverage (more on that below). In addition, annual limits, deductibles, and reimbursement percentages are things you choose based on you and your animal needs. We know that your family vet is someone you trust. Majority of our carriers give you the freedom to choose any veterinarian, specialist, or emergency clinic that you feel is best for your fur baby. With the preventative care options, you'll keep those pets feeling young and at their best!Here are some specifics from one of our carriers Safeco.
- Annual coverage limit options of $2,500, $5,000, $10,000, or $15,000
- Annual deductible options of $100, $250 or $500.
- Reimbursement options of 70%, 80%, or 90% of eligible charges.
- Multi-pet discounts.
- Add Preventative Care Coverage to your policy for dental cleanings, wellness exams, heartworm tests, DHLPP vaccines, and more.