The Easy Guide to Getting Affordable Pet Health Insurance
Pet insurance companies are cropping up all over the internet.
For the average pet owner, which by the way has 3 pets, this is
a serious financial decision in how to get affordable pet health
insurance. Not only is the average pet owner going to commit a
reasonable sum to a monthly payment, but naturally would want to
receive the best coverage possible without having to break the
To be a “pet insurance” company roaming the internet, unfortunately
there doesn’t have to be whole lot of legal mumbo jumbo, provided a savvy
internet entrepreneur decides to open his own company without following all the
regulations. Does it happen often? No. Does it happen? You bet.
All you want at this point is an easy and simple way to insure your little guys
in case they ever have a nasty run in with Murphy’s Law. First and foremost,
stick with the top reputable companies. Fly by night companies may offer an incredible
deal, but let’s remember that the capital for your claim needs to be there
when you submit, otherwise you have paid in for years for nothing but a huge
headache and a lot of angry feelings. The best companies may not always have
the lowest rates. It would be nice, but we’re looking for solid, worthwhile
companies that don’t give their insured clients a huge run around every
time a claim is filed.
Ask questions. Call the vet and ask them who they think is a good solid company.
While most pet insurance companies don’t deal directly with the veterinarian’s
office, they’ve been around long enough to know which patients are receiving
what they paid for and which ones have given their clients the run around when
it comes to paying claims.
Pet owners are a fabulous source of information, as pet owners can talk nearly
endlessly about their pets. The word at the puppy park is that pet insurance,
especially for multiple pet owners, is simple to get for a relatively small chunk
of change if you know which pet insurance company you want to enroll in and what
you are looking for from your policy. Walking in blindly makes it too easy to
get less than what you are paying for and find yourself dealing with a less than
reputable pet insurance company.
Hands down, the longest running pet insurance program out there provides the
most options with the best coverage. Sometimes when you want the best, you simply
have to start at the beginning. Longevity already proven, the longer the pet
insurance company has been in business, the better coverage their clients receive
right alongside fabulous customer service.
Fortunately, reputable companies with reasonable rates and quality coverage also
have various options for enrollment. Applying either online or simply calling
a customer service representative makes for painless enrollment. A simple 30
day waiting period is likely to apply to all members of your kingdom, which is
standard practice regardless of whether you are purchasing basic or premium pet