Pet Insurance?!

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  1. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    Does anyone here have pet insurance? If so, can you give me some feedback?

    And as Elvis will soon be ten years old (2/22/13) is he considered too old to insure?

    :dog:

    Thanks!!!!
     
  2. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    Pet Smart offers a good program for $12 a month
     
  3. lickety split

    lickety split New Member Banned User

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    It's a ripoff. You will pay more than you will ever get out of it. Not sure about a 10 year old though.
     
  4. blairg

    blairg loving Mari

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    I have pet insurance for my cats, it works well for me but I don't know the deal with dogs.
     
  5. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    My work offers some kind of program but I never really looked into it.
     
  6. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    What is typically covered?
     
  7. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    He's getting up there in age and we just paid $1500.00 for eye surgery a few months ago. Wondering if we should invest in this in case of other issues?
     
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    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    You mean pets don't automatically fall under their owner's plan!?!!?!?

    But I thought they were family!!!
     
  9. Mlaw

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    Consumer Reports says it's not worth the money
     
  10. blairg

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    I get mine from my vet, 10$ per cat per month, includes 1 yearly checkup for free, accidents (broken bones etc....) are 100% covered for the life of the cat, natrually occuring illnesses you get 30% off for treatment unless they decide it is pointless and the cat will die. sounds like a lot but keep in mind here a yearly checkup for a cat will run you 100$ anyways....
     
  11. babybear

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    none here,the Bear is gonna be 10 soon.
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  12. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal Gold

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    Lucie is insured, my wife takes care of it tho so I don't know any of the details.

    I hope this post was useful.
     
  13. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    Keeshond security indeed! I have one, and she barks at everything (including fly farts!!!).
     
  14. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    It was not. :nocheer:
     
  15. lickety split

    lickety split New Member Banned User

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    I doubt many will issue a new policy for an older dog.
     
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    Elvis is 70!!
     
  17. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    Good point. :bigthink
     
  18. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    He looks great for his age though. :)
     
  19. newcastlefan

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    i have it for my birds. costs $21/bird/month so $252/yr/bird. since their annual wellness visit costs $300/yr i break even.
     
  20. babybear

    babybear r.i.p 8/3/15, Wherewolf of AZ Gold

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    post a picture sometime.