pet insurance frequently asked questions

About pet insurance

What is pet insurance?

Pet health insurance helps you pay for unexpected veterinary expenses due to accidents or illnesses. So, if your pet has an accident or becomes ill, Petplan helps pick up the bill. For more information about how Petplan pet insurance can help protect you against unexpected vet bills, visit our Why Petplan page.

Why do I need it?

Every six seconds, a pet parent is faced with a vet bill for more than $3,000.  And one in three pets will need unexpected veterinary care each year.  Petplan pet insurance can help provide peace of mind that should your pet get sick or injured, your costs can be covered. 

What does it cost?

Petplan pet insurance premiums are calculated based on your individual pet’s breed, age and the cost of veterinary care in your area. Our 40 years of experience worldwide allows us to truly understand how to provide you with comprehensive pet health insurance protection at a reasonable cost. For a free, no-obligation pet insurance quote customized for your pet, fetch a quote.