Pet insurance is on the rise in North America, but there is still plenty of room for growth.
If a pet insurance discussion isn’t part of your exam routine, it should be. Not only does pet insurance make costly treatments more manageable for clients, but dog owners with pet health insurance spend 29% more annually for veterinary care, and cat owners spend 81% more.
AAHAs Board of Directors has decided to phase out of the Seal of Acceptance program for high-deductible pet insurance policies beginning July 1, 2011.
If Assembly Bill 2056 continues its smooth progress through California's government, the pet insurance industry could soon become regulated in that state. The bill was recently approved in the state assembly with a 78-0 vote.
Pet insurance has grown significantly since the industry emerged in the 1980s. The number of insurers has increased, as has the diversity of policies. While some hesitancy still remains within the veterinary community, attitudes have for the most part shifted in favor of pet insurance and some practitioners fully embrace it.
ASPCA Enters Competitive Pet Insurance Market
Each month in NEWStat , we highlight an article from the upcoming issue of Trends magazine. This month: Pet insurance has been around for decades, but is still widely misunderstood. This article explores a few cases and seeks to offer some clarity on the subject as well.
While Max and Bella once again top the list of most popular pet names, according to a Nationwide pet insurance report, there are some owners out there determined to stand out from a crowd.
Pet insurance has been around for decades, but is still widely misunderstood. So much so that even with a more than 20% growth rate over the past five years, only 2% of Americans have this benefit for their family pet. This article explores a few cases and seeks to offer some clarity on the subject as well.
Every veterinary team has been there: A patient needs life-saving care, but the owner is unable to pay for it. What’s a veterinary professional to do?