The Pros And Cons Of Pet Insurance
There are people who still see pet insurance as useless or again, as a way to get ripped off by “the system”. The truth is that they don’t see why they should get help with paying their vet’s bill. But, like always comes a time when you are hit with unpredictable events, where your beloved furry (or purry) companion gets affected with a serious condition, like for instance, cancer. What do you do in these cases? Do you want to pay your pet’s bill by taking a credit with your bank? Certainly not and this is because when it comes to hospital bills short term resolutions look like better options, instead of receiving tons of bills every month.
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You may train them well, but pets need to be outdoors as much as they need to be indoors and that’s for several reasons like play time, for potty time or to simply run after rodents or bugs. Which is adorable, but, you also have to look for cars, predators and other risks that are out there for your pet. So, in these cases it’s better to be prepared for the worse and signing up for pet insurance can be the best choice.
When you own more than one pet
Some people love the company of cats or dogs, and this tendency often leads them to own more than one pet, which is great, but then the vet bill becomes obviously higher. That’s one of the reasons why getting insurance can come in handy here. Many insurance companies make several offers like Pets Best Insurance with its 5% discount for added pet. You not only pay less this way but pet insurance also guides into how to deal with one or more than one pet at home with their network of vets.
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So, it is not surprising to see most of these owners bring their pets with them wherever they go to. In these cases, it’s better to ensure your pet against certain risks like the risks of infections and accidents, because as traveling to exotic places might sound exciting to you, these places are new to your pet and no one can really predict how he will react. According to Isabelle Vets (http://www.isabellevets.co.uk/dog-european-diseases) the most common infections your pet could be exposed to, while travelling abroad (notably when traveling to Asia, Europe and Africa) are:
• Echinococcus multilocularis spread by other dogs and foxes.
• Leishmaniasis spread by sandflies.
• Heartworm which spread by mosquitos.
• Babesiosis, which is spread by ticks.
• Lyme diseases which is also spread by ticks.
When you are having a hard time keeping up with your vet’s bills
The most obvious reason to sign up for pet insurance is, of course, the financial liability that comes with owning a cat or a dog. Someone can cope with routine care if he or she chooses to, but once you take your pet for a routine check you might found out that he suffers from a hereditary or chronic condition that might become costly to you, with time.
According to DR Eva Evans a Veterinarian and writer for Pets Best Insurance, the most common chronic and hereditary diseases found in pets that are costly