Pet Insurance in California - PetFirst

Pet Insurance in California

This year, in California and across the nation, 1-in-3 pets will need emergency medial care, and every six seconds a pet owner will face a veterinary bill of $1,000 or more. How do you plan to pay for unexpected accidents and illnesses your dog or cat may incur?

Pet insurance is your answer, and PetFirst is the company with the best coverage for you and your pet. With a plan that covers breed-specific, congenital and chronic conditions, and has the shortest waiting periods in the industry, you can rest easy knowing your pet is protected.

Pet Insurance in California

How it Works


Take your pet to the vet

Visit any licensed vet, emergency clinic or specialist in the US. There is no network of providers to worry about.

Send us your claim

Pay your bill at the vet, then send us your claim along with vet records and an invoice from the visit.

Get money back quickly

PetFirst will follow-up with your vet for any missing info. Claims are processed in less than 2 weeks.

Top 5 Most Common Claims from California Pet Parents

*Based on average claims from PetFirst policyholders

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With a plan that covers breed-specific, congenital and chronic conditions, and has the shortest waiting periods in the industry, you can rest easy knowing your Arizona pet is protected by the best Pet Insurance coverage!

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PetFirst Adoption Partners in California

Looking to adopt? Check out these great facilities that include PetFirst pet insurance with each adoption.
Found Animals Adopt & Shop
353 Lakewood Center Mall
Lakewood, CA 90712
Doggie Protective Services
P.O. Box 1095
Modesto, CA 95355
Merced County Animal Control
2150 Shuttle Drive
Atwater, CA 95301
Wags and Whiskers Rescue
2846 Finch Road
Modesto, CA 95354
Forget-Me-Not Peke Rescue
68-777 Summit Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Los Angeles Animal Services
350 South Grand Avenue, 45th floor # 4501
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tail Waggin All Breed Rescue
Gustine, CA 95322
(209) 505-0589
Sacramento Animal Care Services
2127 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
Sacramento County Animal Care
3839 Bradshaw Road
Sacramento, CA 95827

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Veterinary Hosptials in California

Looking for excellent care? Check out these great veterinary hospitals in your area.
California Veterinary Hospital
230 W Victoria Street
Gardena, CA 90248
Woodland Veterinary Hospital
445 Matmor Road
Woodland, CA 95776
Southern California Veterinary Hospital
5421 Topanga Canyon Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
California Veterinary Specialists
2310 Faraday Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Southern California Veterinary
Specialty Hospital

1371 Reynolds Ave
Irvine, CA 92614
Hanford Veterinary Hospital
1417 Glendale Avenue
Hanford, CA 93230
VCA- California Oaks
Animal Hospital

40575 California Oaks Road #D7
Murrieta, CA 92562
Care At The Courtyard 
Veterinary Clinic

120 N Akers Street
Visalia, CA 93291
Cedar Veterinary Hospital
1602 N Cedar Ave
Fresno, CA 93703

What's Covered2

  • Accidents
  • Illnesses (incl. hereditary, congenital, & chronic conditions)
  • Hospitalizations
  • Surgeries
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Exam Fees
  • X-rays
  • Ultrasounds
  • Medications
  • Holistic Care & Alternative Therapies
  • Emergency Care
  • And Much More!

After a 6-month wait period, your pet is also covered for:

  • Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligaments
  • Medical Cruciate
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligaments
  • Cranial Cruciate Ligaments

What's Not Covered2

  • Pre-existing Conditions
  • Elective Procedures
  • Expression or removal of anal glands or anal sacculitis
  • Breeding or conditions related to breeding
  • Pet food, special diet, vitamins, mineral supplements
  • Grooming costs and bathing (incl. medicated baths)
  • Parasite prevention and parasite treatment
  • Illness or injury which arises out of racing, coursing, commercial guarding, or organized fighting of your pet
  • Routine wellness & preventative care
  • Organ Transplants
Download the easy to read exclusions