Cats and dogs require yearly visits to the veterinarian to make sure that they stay happy and healthy, but just a routine visit to the vet’s office can be costly. Although there are some basic pet insurance plans that cover wellness costs, most providers offer it as an additional option. If you want to stay on top of your pet’s routine health, wellness coverage is a great option. Once you sign up for this plan, you will receive coverage on routine services such as:
◦ Annual Exams
◦ Teeth Cleaning
◦ Dental X-rays, crowns and fillings
◦ Wellness blood Panel
◦ Prescription Diet Foods
◦ Routine anal gland expressions
How Much Does it Cost?
Wellness plans vary depending on the company, the coverage options you choose, and the pet’s age, breed and location. These plans tend to be worth it for the pet owners who provide their pets with regular veterinarian recommended wellness care.
Doing the math:
Is it worth it? Here’s an example to find out:
Let’s say you pick an add-on wellness plan for your dog that costs $12.49 per month with an annual coverage amount of $200.
The amount you will spend per year on average= $149.88
The amount insurance company covers per year= $200
You are left with a wellness credit of +$50.12
As you can see, wellness coverage can certainly be worth it if you plan to take your pet in for regular, veterinary recommended wellness care. Wellness coverage is especially helpful for kitten and puppy owners, where more routine care is needed. The wellness plan is not a mandatory coverage plan and can be added onto your current insurance plan for your pet or purchased individually.
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Pet wellness coverage is important and keeps your out of pocket costs low. Finding insurance for dogs and cats is as easy as receiving an instant quote and learning more about the ways you can save.