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Puppy Insurance

Give your puppy a great start and give yourself peace of mind – protect your puppy from accidents and illnesses with pet insurance from PetFirst. Puppies are cute, cuddly and oh so curious. Puppies love to get into trouble almost as much as they love their new pet parents. When you bring a new puppy into your home, getting pet insurance for your puppy should be one of the first items on the to-do list, along with lots of love and playtime, of course. Petfirst offers pet insurance for puppies beginning at 8 weeks of age on all of our plans and there are no breed restrictions. 

PUPPY INSURANCE

How it Works

1

Take your puppy to the vet

Pay your bill at the vet, and send us your claim along with vet records and invoice from the visit.
2

Send us your claim

Pay your bill at the vet, and send us your claim along with vet records and invoice from the visit.
3

Get money back quickly

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

10 Common Health Conditions

Condition Cost per Vet Visit Covered by PetFirst
Parvo $1,108.26
Distemper $179.93
Foreign Body Ingestion $1,060.15
Diarrhea $203.14
Poisoning $684.95
Patella Luxation $409.81
Fracture $711.51
Laceration $397.90
Bite Wound $491.25
Pancreatitis $688.75

*Based on average claims from PetFirst policyholders

What's Covered

  • 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 12-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 Covered

  • Pre-existing Conditions

    What is a pre-existing condition?

    A pre-existing condition is any injury, illness, or symptom noticed by you or your veterinarian before your waiting period has ended, even if your pet never went to see the veterinarian for it.

  • 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, parasite treatment, and illnesses transmitted by parasites (incl. fleas & ticks)
  • Orthodontics, endodontics, & removal of deciduous teeth
  • Behavioral Training
  • Illness or injury which arises out of racing, coursing, commercial guarding, or organized fighting of your pet
  • Routine wellness & preventative care

    What is routing wellness and preventative care?

    This includes but is not limited to: spay/neuter, flea/tick prevention, heartworm prevention, teeth cleaning, vaccinations, routine screenings/tests, routine fecal/blood tests, and microchipping.

  • Organ Transplants
Download our easy-to-read guide to these exclusions
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Customer testimonials

I feel that having pets is a big responsibility and I want to be sure they are well taken care of. That is why I have carried insurance on both my dogs since they were puppies. Read More

. . . I immediately took her to my trusted veterinarian for tests, and she had high liver enzymes.  A recent consumer alert about jerky dog treats was on the news, so now they only get Milk Bone treats.  After medication and IV fluids, Gigi made a full recovery in a matter of weeks. . . Read More

We recently discovered a mass on her and had it removed.  Come to find out it was a mass cell tumor, cancer in our family dog. Needless to say, we are very fortunate to have found the mass, had it removed and treated Holly as quickly as we did.   Read More

I paid the bill and brought Mojo home with instructions to watch him carefully for any symptoms.  The next day I remembered that I had pet insurance, so I called the small animal hospital.  They were very helpful, and they took my information and submitted the claim. Read More

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