Are You Prepared for a Pet Health Emergency?

Most Americans aren’t prepared for a pet health emergency.

Consider this:

  • Nearly 70 percent of households in the U.S. own a pet
  • Of those pets, it is estimated that 1 in 3 will need emergency veterinary treatment every year
  • The average cost for unexpected veterinary care for dogs and cats is between $800 and $1,500
  • Only 39 percent of Americans have enough in savings to cover a $1,000 emergency
  • Out-of-pocket medical expenses is one of the leading causes of bankruptcy for people

Aside from having emergency funds built into the family budget, pet health insurance is a great resource to help with medical costs for a pet.

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