Category Pet Health Insurance

Funding Pet Emergencies

A recent survey by BankRate.com shows that 63% of Americans had no means to handle a $500 emergency for auto repair, or an ER visit costing $1000. It can reasonably be assumed that a $500 emergency pet illness bill would…

Pet Health Insurance

Pet health insurance. Do you understand it? When I go to see my doctor, they ask me questions I can’t answer. “What is your copay?” Am I even supposed to know that information? And, if I am, where would I…

Pet Ownership Requires Planning

Pet ownership requires planning. We have had several new-pet-owner scenarios recently in which some advance planning would have helped both the new pet and the new owner. One was a new kitty who came from our regional shelter, the Humane…

Economics For Pet Owners

One thing that hasn’t changed in these tough economic times: some people have the money for needed pets’ medical care and some people don’t. What makes the difference? To some extent planning makes the difference. One form of planning is having…