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The Nature of Things Highlights Need for Pet Health Insurance

April 5, 2016

One of Canadian television’s most popular documentary series is shining a light on the growing costs — and rapid advances — of pet health care in North America. On Thursday, March 31, “The Nature of Things”, which airs on CBC-TV and is hosted by world-renowned geneticist and environmentalist David Suzuki, featured an in-depth look at […]

Ask a Vet: Is Pet Insurance A Good Idea?

January 14, 2016

If you’ve been considering pet insurance, or have just discovered it now, this sound advice from a veterinary professional may help you to make the leap and secure the best possible care for your pet. Tracy Sands gives an explanation of how insurance differs between humans and pets, and then offers her personal tips on […]

Five Ways to Save Money on Vet Care in 2016

January 11, 2016

Being a responsible pet parent is all about proactive and preventative care. There are a number of ways that you can routinely care for your pet that can help prevent unexpected vet bills, which force some people to make decisions about their pet’s health that are based on financial concerns rather than the best option […]

3 Benefits of Pet Insurance

January 4, 2016

January can be a time of settling in, enjoying a bit of post-holiday calm and trying out those great gifts you were given. Many people will have welcomed a new pet into their home over the holidays, wether it was a gift to the children or the mutual decision of a new couple. Here is a […]

Find the Best Pet Insurance

December 14, 2015

Nerdwallet has compiled an informative and interesting comparison of pet health insurance providers, assigning each company a category and giving useful information such as premiums, pets covered, and other qualifiers like age limits. If you already have coverage for your pet, we’d like to give you a furry high-hive for being a responsible pet parent! […]

Pet Insurance Really Does Pay!

December 3, 2015

The variety of binds that our furry friends can get themselves into are endless, and hopefully they end on a positive note with a healthy pet and a funny story. This was the case for Jax, a schnauzer whose story shows that pet insurance really does pay, and that leaves us with a laugh at […]

Lymphoma and Vomiting: Commonly Claimed Medical Conditions for Pets

November 30, 2015

Dr. Nichole Agarwal Discusses the #7 Most Commonly Claimed Medical Condition for Cats and Dogs Pet health insurance (PHI) really does pay. From unexpected accidents to seasonal conditions, PHI enables pet parents to secure the best care possible for their pets instead of basing decisions on economics alone. To tell the story behind PHI and […]

Vomiting and Dermatitis: Commonly Claimed Medical Conditions for Pets

November 23, 2015

Dr. Nichole Agarwal Discusses the #6 Most Commonly Claimed Medical Condition for Cats and Dogs Pet health insurance (PHI) really does pay. From unexpected accidents to seasonal conditions, PHI enables pet parents to secure the best care possible for their pets instead of basing decisions on economics alone. To tell the story behind PHI and […]

Family Thankful For Support After Pet Injured

November 21, 2015

Thankfully, the Hogan’s pet Daisy is recovering after sustaining serious injuries in a hit-and-run, but the mounting veterinary bills have been hard on the family. Although the Hogan’s have been hugely supported by friends, family and strangers who have donated to help cover Daisy’s care through a crowd-sourcing campaign, in the future Hogan says “I know […]

What You Need to Know About Pet Insurance

November 18, 2015

From veterinarians to government spokespersons, more and more experts are recommending pet health insurance. The key take-home message? Make sure you shop around for a policy that works for you and your pet, and read the exclusions so that there are no surprises down the road. For many of us, our beloved pets are like family. They […]