A Vet’s Opinion: What are the Pros and Cons of Pet Insurance?

What are the Pros and Cons of Pet Insurance?

You might wonder about the advantages and disadvantages of getting pet insurance for your dog or cat. How do you know if you need it? Do most vets even recommend it?

As a veterinarian I see pet owners struggle over whether to buy pet insurance. They aren’t sure whether it’s necessary or worth the cost.

These are all good questions and ones that I’m glad pet owners are considering. The difficult decisions that result in euthanasia for economic reasons often happen to owners who didn’t consider what they would do if something major happened to their pet.

Insurance is designed to protect you and your pet against an unexpected expensive event such as an accident or illness. But like anything, it has its pros and cons. Here are the big pluses and minuses of pet insurance:



I hope this gives you more information on the pros and cons of pet insurance.

Is Pet Insurance Right For You?

The best pet insurance offers coverage that’s broad enough for whatever care your pet needs and with enough options to get the perfect coverage for you and your pet.