Pet Insurance for 2017

By February 27, 2017 Pet Care No Comments

Vet using technologyNearly every pet owner has been told to look into pet insurance. It’s a recommendation well worth repeating. As the year progresses forward, it is better to invest in pet insurance early and be ready for the unexpected throughout the year. Pets have the ability to make our lives better; trustworthy pet insurance is a way to reciprocate.

Pets are our family members. We wouldn’t let our family members go without the best health care, and the same goes for the family dog or cat. Yet, too many owners still go without pet insurance. Though it is an extra expense, it is not an exorbitant one. A monthly policy for one animal costs far less than the average health policy for a person, and it covers a full range of issues, depending upon which policy you choose.

The most important thing is that, when a medical emergency happens, you want to be financially prepared. Of course, there are some people who can afford the often-high costs of emergency veterinary care. However, many are not fully equipped to pay the full bill, and those bills can be very, very expensive. It is not unheard of for an owner to lose a pet prematurely because he or she couldn’t afford the necessary treatment. Though veterinarians always want to help, there is a limit to what they can do. That’s where pet insurance comes in.

If your pet is faced with a sudden injury or illness, and the bill is thousands of dollars that you simply don’t have, insurance like that offered by Nationwide can help. Like human health insurance, there are varying options for coverage. If your animal is young and unlikely to develop any illnesses, then an emergency-only plan may be appropriate. If your pet is aging and could develop issues associated with a long life, then a more comprehensive plan may be in order.

Be ready to save your pet in 2017. Look into pet insurance now. We recommend it at Pet Vet Hospitals. Call us today to find out what we recommend.