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Pet Insurance Tips

Take a break from boring insurance speak and browse our helpful pet insurance tips and articles. Here, we’ll cover everything from interesting claim stories to the most common and expensive pet illness trends.

All this info has been pulled straight from actual policyholder data, meaning you get an accurate representation of real-life pet insurance trends. So, whether you’re new to pet insurance or just want to sharpen your knowledge, these tips will give you all the insight you need!

How much does pet insurance cost? MetLife Pet Insurance

How Much Does Pet Insurance Cost?

Planning for your pet to have an accident or injury…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
2 months ago
The best pet insurance companies- MetLife Pet Insurance

What are the Best Pet Insurance Companies?

The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) reported that…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
2 months ago
How does pet insurance work? MetLife Pet Insurance

How does Pet Insurance Work?

Pet insurance is one of the fastest growing forms of coverage in…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
2 months ago
Pet Insurance and Cancer

Pet Insurance and Cancer

Cancer is the number one disease-related cause of death for…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
2 years ago
Allergies and your dog

No Sneezing Matter; Symptoms and Triggers of Allergies in Dogs

Does your dog bite or lick his paws?  Does he…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago
Common household items that can harm pets

Common Pet Poisons Hiding In Your Home

We all want the best for our pets.  Even the…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago

Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

What’s not to love about puppies?  They make people smile,…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago
Indoor Cats Need Pet Insurance

Three Important Reasons Indoor Cats Need Pet Insurance

If you are an owner of a cat that spends…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago
Pet Health Statistics

3 Pieces of Pet Health Info All Pet Owners Should Know

While there is no guarantee that any pet will live…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago

A Look at the Most Expensive, Common Claims

Everyday PetFirst receives numerous claims for various conditions. We want…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago

Claim Tales: Rachel’s Scare

The seven-year old cat formally known as 'Rachel Sunshine' never…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago

Natural Disaster Preparedness

As hurricane season approaches, we want to make sure we…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago
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Exclusion Confusion: Understanding Pre-Existing Conditions

Did you know the number one exclusion for pet insurance…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago

Prevention with Pet Insurance

Accidents and illnesses aren’t always predictable, but routine prevention can…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago

Should I Buy Pet Insurance for My Senior Dog?

If you're the pet parent of an older dog, you…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago
Goldendoodle Looking at camera

Pet Insurance Awareness Series: Growing the 1%

September is Pet Health Insurance Month! Throughout the month of…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
3 years ago

What You Need to Know About Pre-existing Conditions

Last month, you voted to read about tips and tricks…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago
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Trick Question: Pet Insurance or Savings Account?

Maybe your dog doesn’t need surgery, though. Maybe your dog…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago
Two different dog breeds being walked by two separate owners on a walkway

What Drove Me to Look for Pet Insurance? Guest Blogger: Danielle Salice

After losing my first Boxer at age 4 to kidney…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Pet Insurance Analysis: Most Insured Dog & Cat Breeds

  In the United States, it’s almost uncommon not to…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

Can you Write Off Pet Surgery?

It's no surprise that Americans love our pets and aren't…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
4 years ago

How to Ask Your Employer for Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is one of the fastest-growing benefits that employers…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

PetFirst Pet Insurance vs. Veterinary Discount Plans: What You Must Understand

As discussed in a prior article, PetFirst, like insurance companies…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Why Every Pet Owner Should Have Pet Insurance

- Guest Blogger: Danielle Salice Ask yourself when a pet…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

What Drove Me To Buy Pet Insurance – Guest Blogger: Danielle Salice

After losing my first Boxer at age 4 to kidney…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Is Pet Insurance Better Than A Savings Account?

Watch the video below illustrate the difference between having a…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Medical Prescriptions – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Over-Insuring Your Pet – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

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by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Aging Ear & Eye Conditions – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

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by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Injuries Caused by Housemates – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

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by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Dermatological Conditions – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago
Dog Dental Health Tips

Periodontal Disease – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

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by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Extended Wait On Orthopedic Conditions – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Vaccinatable Diseases – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago
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5 Reasons Your New Kitten Needs Pet Insurance

  The curiosity of the average cat is well known,…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago
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5 Reasons Your Puppy Needs Pet Insurance

  Getting a new puppy is pretty high up on…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Holistic/Alternative Therapies – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Bilateral Conditions – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Exam Fee Coverage – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Enrollment by Specific Age for Hip Dysplasia Coverage – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Spay/Neuter Clauses – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Annual Care Requirements – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Exam or Records Required for Enrollment – Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Plan Matters

In our series - Why The Fine Print In Your…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Why The Fine Print In Your Pet Insurance Policy Matters

No one likes reading the fine print of an insurance…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

A Short List of the Most Expensive Pooches to Insure

Approximately 46.3 million U.S. households own a dog, but not…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Ask These Questions When Shopping for a Pet Insurance Plan

A recent report showed that Americans spent a record $56…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

Puppy Health Insurance is a Great Idea, and Here are 5 Reasons Why

Approximately 46.3 million households in the Unites States own a…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
5 years ago

The Pros and Cons of Purchasing Insurance for Your Pet

The very first pet insurance policy in the U.S. was…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
6 years ago

Don’t Worry, Pet Insurance Is NOTHING Like Human Health Insurance

There are so many good reasons to invest in pet…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
6 years ago

Four Reasons You Need to Consider Investing in Cat Insurance

  With a population of approximately 76.5 million cats, the…

by MetLife Pet Insurance
6 years ago