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Saturday Survey: Pet Insurance

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I posted some information about pet insurance earlier in the week, and I’m curious as to how many of you have health insurance for your dogs.

Do you carry an insurance policy on your dog?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Health Insurance for your Dog

 

 

With special thanks to Dr. Nancy Kay, DVM, author of Speaking for Spot:  Be the Advocate your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life.

 

Now that so much advanced technology is available to diagnose and treat your dog, costs for vet care have risen dramatically.  Although veterinary health insurance has been around for a good long time, it is only recently gaining popularity with consumers.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Most Destructive Dogs

UK pet insurance provider Esure recently surveyed 3,000 dog owners, finding that up to 66% of pet owners end up filing claims for damage done to their homes by their dogs.  The biggest issues were soiled carpets, scratched floors, and chewed door frames, followed closely by clothing and furniture damage.

 

Owners reported that most damage occured, as you might expect, while their dogs were just puppies, but some have had problems during the whole lifetime of their dogs.

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It’s a Dog’s World

The American Pet Products Manufacturing Association estimates that people in the United States will spend $43.4 million on their animals this year, as compared to a paltry $41.2 million in 2007.  What is it that we’re spending so much of our disposable income on?  Laura Bennett, CEO of Embrace Pet Insurance has this to say about pet trends in 2008.

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