3 Things To Look For In Dog Insurance

This article is about dog insurance and 3 things to look for when purchasing your mutts policy.

Dogs are just like us, when we’re feeling good all is well and no need to worry about medical bills or hospitals.


When the time comes and just like you or me and we need to go see a doctor, that’s when the fun stops.

It is easy to forget that some day your dog may need treatment for accidents or illness too.

With the ever increase of rates for vet doctors can charge these days insurance make perfect sense.

The cost of many standard treatments are high enough, but the vet bills incurred as a result of major surgery or an ongoing illness can be staggering.

we can spend a lot of money on our dogs, feeding, grooming, toys and that is just a tip. Some folks who show and shine their dogs spends thousands and thousands of dollars on special grooming kits.

Now I guess it does depends on the person and the dog, but dog insurance is very often neglected until the time comes when it’s needed.

Some people see paying monthly premiums a waste of money, especially if their dog is young and healthy, but whatever age your dogs are insurance can be a sensible investment for the future.

Pet insurance does not just cover accident or illness. It can also cover for Third party liability, if your pet causes injury or damage either directly (such as biting) or indirectly (such as causing an accident you can be covered depending on your policy states.

In either of these cases you could be liable to be sued, and therefore it is important to have some sort of cover in place.

Pet insurance can often cover you if you are sick and you can’t look after your pet for some reason. Ideal for the elderly, or single you can place you pet in a cattery/kennel to be cared for while you are being cared for too.

That takes the worry and stress out of that part too.

Pet Insurance provides piece of mind and many good, comprehensive policies are available for around $15 to $100 a month.

Make sure you shop around so that you can find the type of policy that suits your situation best.

Hopefully you will never need to use your pet insurance, but if you do, you will be secure in the knowledge that you can provide your pets with the level of care and medical attention they need.


Dog or pet insurance can be cheap or expensive as you want it to be. Just like when we take our own policies out.

If you want the best cover for your pooch be prepared to fork over high premiums too.

To get an idea on the costs for dog insurance you can click here to get a free insurance quote

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4 thoughts on “3 Things To Look For In Dog Insurance”

  1. hey jamaes cheers for the post
    what are your thoughts on age. do you think wait until dog gets to a certain age before insurance?
    what are your thoughts

    1. Hi Gavin,
      yer with all our dogs I suggest get in early for the insurance. You the difference is if you have pure’s and breeding from them yes straight away.
      You don’t want to fork out all the cash and skimp on few bucks to cover your pooch hey?
      hope this helps

  2. Hey well written thanks for a great post.
    I never gave it much thought about inasurance until I read your post.
    My vet also offers insurance, do you think be best to get cover from them or another?

    1. Hi Jason,
      yer check them out for sure. Can never have to many options. Best thing to do is get another quote and compare the pricing and cover you get.
      Good luck

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