Pet Insurance recommendations please!

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  1. ojibway

    ojibway Funster

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    Calling all Funster dog owners :shout:

    This has probably come up before but here goes.:Smile:

    We are
    Confused (.com) :RollEyes:

    We have just got a lovely little rescued [B]Irish Jack Russell[/B] and are wondering what pet insurance we should get and whether or not it covers her on our continental tours. :Smile:

    Who do you insure your with?
    All recommendations welcome! :Laughing:
    Mike and Annie :Cool::BigGrin:
     
  2. Phill D

    Phill D

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    We use Argos.... yes Argos for our cats and Tesco for our Dog, Tesco been good so far cover throughout EU get a reduction if you have a club card etc..
     
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    we use petplan and have found them excellent over the years despite being slightly more expensive. they insure the pet for life all the time you keep up the insurance. others exclude cover for something paid out for previously

    for example my old boy smashed his hip aged 4 and petplan were still covering care for that leg when he left us for rainbow bridge aged 16. over that time we received cover totalling £6000 or more. the supermarket type insurance would only of paid for the first operation up to a set financial limit

    our vets also endorse petplan saying they are the most professional and easiest to deal with....always a bonus
     
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    Thanks PhilD and TheBig1

    I have to admit we never insured our previous dogs (two) and paid up-front for any visits to the vet - once for an eye operation which cost over £600. We figured if you can manage to cover these costs it's probably a lot cheaper in the long run.:RollEyes:
    Of course we might have come unstuck if one had attacked another dog or person!:Eeek:
     
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    Morethan. Fantastic cover but less than Petplan. My daughter's doggie, Phoebe (also my doggie's daughter) has cost £8,000 at the vets in 3 years. Although my daughter pays the excess, she is still in pocket. The only problem is that due to Phoebe's mishaps, the monthly insurance is now £46 per month. What can you do? Since she was spayed before her first season, she is an eternal puppy. I think the whole family would contribute to Phoebe's care if necessary. :BigGrin:

    Ivy
     
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