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Why your dog needs health insurance

Provided by Trupanion®

Protect your dog for its lifetime with health insurance.

Female veterinarian listening to the heartbeat of a puppy.

Your pets are an essential part of the family dynamic. Whether you have a puppy, adult dog or multi-pet household, they’re with you every day. Life is unpredictable and the unexpected may occur. So, if your dog suddenly needs medical care, you want to be able to help them. Read on to learn more about dog health insurance and how it may help your pet for their lifetime.

The importance of health insurance for dogs and why you need it

For the unexpected

No matter how much you prepare, an accident may happen. And health insurance for your dog can help you plan for those moments. For instance, if your puppy is limping you may need surgery or specialty care. This medical care could cost you thousands of dollars. The last thing you want is to be stressed about finances when your dog is sick. With the help of dog health insurance, you can focus on your dog’s care, instead of finances.

Dogs get sick too

As your dog ages, they may be more prone to illnesses. Some illnesses may require expensive care like medication, food, hospitalization, and physical therapy. Those costs may add up and start to impact your monthly budget. You don’t want to have to say no to treatment when your dog needs medical care. Fortunately, you can have peace of mind knowing that you have health insurance for your dog.

For your pet's lifetime

You don’t want to put a limit on your pet’s medical care or treatment. As a valued member of the family, you want to be able to afford medical care from when they’re a puppy to living their golden years as a senior pet. To give your pet the best, do your research and consider what works best for your family. Fortunately, with the help of health insurance for dogs you can protect them for their lifetime when they need it most

Learn more about how a Trupanion policy can be there to help throughout your pet’s life.

We love informed decisions. See the Trupanion policy for full coverage details.

Trupanion is a registered trademark owned by Trupanion, Inc. Underwritten in Canada by Omega General Insurance Company and in the United States by American Pet Insurance Company, 6100-4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108. Please visit to review all available pet health insurance.

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