Pet Insurance is available from a variety of companies and can be extremely helpful in off-setting costs for veterinary care. Many of our clients have insurance policies for their pets and those that do, find it quite worth-while.

We recommend that you focus your resources on an “accident and Illness” plan instead of a wellness plan since the accident and illness plans offer the most cost-savings potential.

There are many options in terms of co-pays, deductibles, and coverage structure. In general, policies will exclude pre-existing conditions and they may exclude certain conditions for purebred pets.

The following is an informative and helpful site in evaluating different plans, including ratings by policyholders:

Four of the most highly rated plans are Trupanion, Embrace, Petplan, and Nationwide. Follow the links below for more information.