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Catch up on insurance-related news, trends, and advice with these five-minute reads.
Last Updated: September 2023
March 3, 2023
When signing up for pet insurance, your policy doesn’t kick in right away. All new pet insurance policyholders must go through a waiting period first. Learn about the length of waiting periods, why they exist, and find out which companies offer the shortest waiting periods.
February 17, 2023
If you’re shopping for the perfect pet insurance plan, it helps to know what kinds of coverage details you can expect from a good provider. Learn the types of pet insurance plans, coverage inclusions, and coverage exclusions that most quality pet insurance companies provide.
January 20, 2023
Snow, ice, and cold temperatures can be extremely dangerous to dogs and cats. Luckily, there are easy steps you can take to make your home safe for your furry friends. From banging on the hood of your car, to securing antifreeze, to going sweater shopping, check out our 8 pet safety tips for wintertime.
August 30, 2022
Pet wellness is an special add-on for your pet insurance policy that provides preventative care coverage. Depending on your plan, it can pay up to 90% of the costs for the everyday treatments that keep your pet healthy and happy–from wellness exams to routine tests.
July 25, 2022
Welcoming a new puppy into your family is an exciting time in your life–and busy! This guide covers the basics of finding a veterinarian for your puppy’s first exam, important wellness care points for their first year, and how pet insurance can be a good investment for your new family member.
April 4, 2022
At best, the search for the pet insurance provider can feel a bit boring —at worst, the process can be repetitive and frustrating. To help you on your pet insurance journey, we’ve narrowed the list down from every pet insurance provider on the market to our grouping of eight of the top-rated brands. To make the process even easier for you, we’ve distilled the most important info on each company into bite-sized blurbs. For each company on our list, we’ve included a short synopsis, two of the company’s unique features, and a hyperlink to that company’s website.
Unfortunately, fees are a very real part of being a pet parent. Although food, toys, and pet-friendly furniture are unavoidable expenses, pet owners might be surprised to learn that the most costly expense can be avoided. That’s right, you can avoid most of your veterinary fees with help from pet insurance.