There is veterinary pet insurance available to help pet owners to manage the increasing costs of their animal’s health care. The expense of pet healthcare has dramatically increased over the last decade. Fortunately, there has been progress in the quality of the care provided as well. Even though veterinary pet insurance has countless advantages, there are still some things you need to consider when weighing the different policies available.
There are two main kinds of veterinary pet insurance plans. One is the lifetime policy and the other is the non- lifetime. The first one offers coverage all during the pet’s lifetime. For example, a condition that is diagnosed in the first year will continue to be covered each year that the policy is renewed. Whereas, the non-lifetime pet insurance plan only covers it for one year and does not provide payment for the veterinarian costs during the second year.
Each plan has deductibles, limits and co-pays. Furthermore, certain exclusions for specific breeds and pre-existing conditions typically apply. There may also be restrictions, or limitations as to which veterinarians you may use within a particular network. It is important to take time to review the many details within each policy because there can be vast differences in each plan. This will help you to choose the right veterinary pet insurance for your pet and your financial budget.