Poor Lilly the dog was hit by a car last weekend and it cost her a fractured pelvis. The good news is that she is insured by Trupanion so her owner didn’t have to worry about expenses in getting the best treatment for Lilly. The bad news is that she has to go through surgery to repair the damages.
Pet insurance claim amount (two claims): $5,334.09
Deductible applied: $0.00
Exam fee: -$229.00
Unrelated charges: -$18.87
10% co-pay: -$508.62
Trupanion repaid: $4,577.60
You never know if your pet might wander into the street or be chasing a ball/squirrel/cat/dog into the path of a car that can’t brake quickly enough. You have car insurance to protect your car from accidental hits, shouldn’t you have pet insurance to protect your pet from the same?