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Why pet insurance?

Why pet insurance?

September 21, 2020

A staggering 20% of owned animals surrendered to Toronto Humane Society arrived here because their owners could not afford their medical care. These are difficult and heartbreaking situations where loving pet parents have no other option but to part with their animals.

You never know when you’ll find yourself in this same position. Some people put money aside just in case. Many can’t afford to do that.

That’s why Pet Insurance Month is so important! Spreading awareness about the affordable way to ensure your pet gets the care they need when they need it. It’s peace of mind, knowing you won’t have to think about cost when it comes to your pet’s well being.

Not convinced?

Take it from someone who sees hundreds of injured and ill animals every day. Someone who is no stranger to the difficulties surrounding veterinary costs – take it from a Toronto Humane Society Veterinarian.

“Many veterinarians actually get pet insurance for their own pets,” said Toronto Humane Society Veterinarian Jamie Freeman-Bragança. “We know firsthand how expensive veterinary care can be and insurance allows for us to make decisions based solely on what’s best for our pets, without having to worry about finances.”

Her advice? Consider getting insurance before your pet needs it. Ideally when your pet is a puppy or kitten. Even then, it is still a great thing to consider for healthy adult pets. Accidents happen. Illnesses can seemingly come out of nowhere.

Know Your Pet is Covered

Toronto Humane Society Pet Health Insurance covers up to 80% of vet bills for accidents and illnesses, plus special coverage for alternative therapy, behavioural therapy, and more. Fetch your quote this Pet Health Insurance Month.