Should You Get Pet Insurance?


By: Eric Piwowar

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

When you own pets, they become part of your family — and whether you own a cat, dog or another animal, your goal is keeping your pet as healthy and happy as possible. Unfortunately, keeping your pet healthy can come with incredibly high costs thanks to expensive vet bills and pricey medical procedures.

There’s a way to cut down your costs without sacrificing your pet’s health, though: pet insurance. Like health insurance for humans, pet insurance can help you with the costs of caring for your pet. And pet insurance is important for every pet owner.

Pet insurance brings pet parents one big benefit: it’ll give you peace of mind.

With a pet insurance policy, you’ll rest easy because you’ll know that should your pet become seriously ill or injured, you won’t have to break the bank to get them the care they need. Pet insurance covers medical procedures that could save your pet’s life, and it can also help alleviate some of your annual expenses with wellness coverage. This unique coverage makes it easier and more affordable to get your pet to their regular veterinarian checkups without worrying about the cost.

So, is pet insurance right for you?

If you were to get insurance, how much in monthly premiums could you afford?


How active is your pet?


What kind of pet(s) do you have?


How much do you currently spend on annual wellness for your pet?


Have you ever faced a financial hardship to afford treatment for your pet?


When you visit the vet, what is it usually for?


How old is your four-legged friend(s)?


Is your pet accident prone?


Does your pet suffer from breed-specific conditions?


Have you ever passed up on a treatment for a pet because of the cost?


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