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Is pet insurance right for your pet?

Is pet insurance right for your pet?

Avoid the medical bills with pet insurance. Just like other types of insurance, pet insurance means that you can have peace of mind for your pet as you are prepared for any situation that may arise. It means that if there is a surprise medical bill, it is the last thing you have to worry about, so you can focus on your beloved pet's health.

What companies do pet insurance?
There are a wide range of companies that offer pet insurance. Pet-n-Sur and Southern Cross Pet are two popular brands that have a range of cover depending on your pet's breed and age. Visit their websites for more information.

Why do I need pet insurance?
Many pets are curious and active. Injuries and accidents can happen when you least expect it. Insurance give peace of mind that you will be able to afford quality care when you need it.

Why should I use pet insurance rather than savings?
Saving for veterinary expenses is a good idea however, you never know when you will need the money and you may not have had enough time to save before an accident or illness happens.  

There has been significant advancement in veterinary technology and more sophisticated care is available but this does come at a price.  With pet insurance these options become more affordable.

If I don't have pet insurance will my pet still be okay?
Of course, it's up to you if you choose to have pet insurance for your pet. By having insurance it does help financially at the time to make any unpredictable situations a little easier. The best thing to do is to keep your pet happy and healthy at all life stages with regular entertainment & exercise, preventative care and regular check ups at your local vet (www.animatesvetcare.co.nz)
I previously took out pet Insurance through Animates, what do I do now?
Pet-n-Sur will be able to help you directly with any queries you may have.
Can you recommend a pet insurance company?
Talk with your local vet at Animates Vetcare and they can guide you on what type of cover your pet needs to get the best cover, the insurance companies will then be able to provide the best cover for them.
My pet is quite old - should I still get insurance?
Any aged pet can get insurance, it's up to you if it best suits you and your pet. Talk with your insurance company to see if it will be financially beneficial for you and your pet.