Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance: Prepared for the Unexpected

Your pet’s life may be full of surprises. When unexpected illness or injury strikes, unexpected expenses can occur as well. That’s why more and more pet owners are turning to pet insurance to help with the cost of veterinary health care.With pet health insurance, you can give your pet the best medical care possible when the unexpected happens. Get peace of mind in the event that your dog or cat gets sick or hurt.


What is Pet Insurance?

Pet health insurance covers unforeseen veterinary costs for illnesses, injuries, medications, hospitalization, preventative care and more. Pet insurance provides you with financial support if something were to happen to your beloved pet. Having financial safety through pet insurance can alleviate the distress of making hard financial decisions based on unexpected accident or lifelong disease management.

Most Common Health Problems with Pets

Some of the most common problems we see amongst our cat and dog patients include:


  • Ear infections
  • Skin Allergies
  • Hotspots
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea


  • Urinary Tract Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Chronic Kidney Failure
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Diabetes

What Does Pet Insurance Cover?

  • Accidents, Illness and Injury: Injuries and emergencies related to accidents, like broken bones, swallowed objects, and bite wounds. Illnesses can range from ear infections to stomach issues.
  • Hospitalization: Hospital stays, surgeries, prescription medication, diagnostic testing and imaging (e.g. X-ray, ultrasound, MRI) and more.
  • Advanced Care: Treatment for cancer, hereditary and congenital conditions, etc.

Choosing the Right Insurance Program For You and Your Pet

There are several pet insurance companies available to meet the needs of you and your pet. It is important to know that you can insure your pet at almost any age. —It is also important to research and review each pet insurance company individually because their features and programs can be different from one another. Ask one of our staff members to provide you with information regarding Pet Insurance.

Questions on Pet Insurance?

Not sure where to start? Call our clinic today at 416-245-8805. Richview Animal Hospital is made up of a caring, compassionate vet team who is committed to helping more pets live long and healthy lives.

Consider pet insurance as a way to provide your pet medical care without having to worry about the cost. Plan for the unexpected.

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