Friday Filmstrips: A look at Pet Insurance

May 6, 2011

As much as many of us consider them so, our pets are not actually our children, and as such their medical expenses are not deductible. Unfortunately, some animals have expensive medical needs, even so. Certain large breed dogs are prone to hip issues, for example, while some small breeds are more likely to get seizures.

Even for pets without hereditary diseases, the owner’s first question when seeking treatment for an accident or injury is not, “What can you do for my animal?” but “how much will this cost?”

One answer is to get pet insurance, and this video takes a look at four different pet insurance plans: