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Pet Insurance in Connecticut

We understand that your pet has become a member of the family. Pet insurance can provide you with the peace of mind knowing that you are prepared to give them the best health care possible. Pet insurance in Connecticut provides affordable and flexible plans to fit your pet’s needs and your budget. Our goal is to provide you with the area-specific health risks and concerns to dogs and cats in Connecticut. Understanding these health risks can help you make an informed decision about the right pet insurance plan for you and your pet.

Connecticut Pet Insurance

Pet Health in Connecticut

Dogs
Dogs
Average lifespan:
11.0 years
National Average:
11.6 years
Most common diagnoses :
Dental Tartar
Ear Infection
Lameness
Eye Infection
Skin Infection
Higher Risks:
Lyme
Giardia
Kennel Cough
Vaccine Guideline Puppies*:
Rabies
Bordetella (Kennel Cough)
Lyme
DA2PP (Distemper Adenovirus Parvo)
Vaccine Guideline Adult Dogs*:
Rabies
Bordetella (Kennel Cough)
Lyme
DA2PP (Distemper Adenovirus Parainfluenza Parvovirus)
Cats
Cats
Average lifespan:
11.7 years
National Average:
12.5 years
Most common diagnoses :
Dental Tartar
Overweight
Tapeworm Infection
Urinary Tract Infection
Eye Infection
Higher Risks:
Fleas
Ticks
Roundworm
Vaccine Guideline Kittens*:
Rabies
FeLV (Feline Leukemia)
FVRCP (Rhinotracheitis Calicivirus Panleukopenia)
Vaccine Guideline Adult Cats*:
Rabies
FeLV (Feline Leukemia)
FVRCP (Rhinotracheitis Calicivirus Panleukopenia)
*This is a general guideline. You should always consult your veterinarian to determine which vaccinations are the best for your pet and the frequency of those vaccinations, especially if your pet has any health conditions.

The geographical conditions and climate in Connecticut can affect your pet’s health. It’s not just the cold weather in Connecticut that causes certain risks to pets, the warmer months bring a high population of fleas and ticks which can transmit potentially life-threatening infectious diseases. Dogs in Connecticut are diagnosed with Lyme disease, which is transmitted by ticks, almost six times the national average! Fortunately, there are several different ways to protect your dog from Lyme disease through tick control and vaccinations and Connecticut pet insurance can help pay for these treatments. Dogs in Connecticut are also more commonly diagnosed with Kennel Cough compared to the national average.  Cats in Connecticut are also more commonly diagnosed fleas and ticks as well as roundworm. Fortunately, these common health conditions among dogs and cats in Connecticut are preventable and/or treatable through routine veterinary care and pet insurance can help protect you and your pet from the increasing cost of health care associated with these illnesses.

Pet owners should also watch out for area-specific health concerns. The unpredictable weather in Connecticut, ranging from hot and humid summers to cold and snowy winters, can cause certain area specific risks including severe thunderstorms, flash floods, snowstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes. The Connecticut’s state website provides information on how to protect you and your pet in the event of an emergency.

Pet Insurance in Connecticut

Pet insurance can help protect your dog or cat from the common health conditions mentioned above by protecting you against the rising cost of veterinary care. Connecticut pet insurance plans are flexible, designed to meet you and your pet’s individual needs and will typically cover costs associated with accidents and illnesses. In addition to this coverage, pet owners in Connecticut may also want to consider a wellness plan. As noted above, pets in Connecticut are more commonly diagnosed with Lyme disease, Kennel Cough, and parasites compared to the national average. Fortunately, wellness plans (also known as routine care plans) will cover costs associated with preventative care to avoid those common health condition, such as:

◦ Vaccinations
◦ Flea, tick and heartworm control
◦ Dental cleanings
◦ De-worming
◦ Wellness exams and more

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