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Pet Insurance

Affording Fido: A Cost Checklist for a New Pet

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Pet ownership can be one of the great pleasures in life but a big financial surprise for those who don't research and plan for everyday and emergency costs. Before taking on the new addition, do your homework and create a budget.

The Biggest Mistake 99 Percent of All Pet Owners Make

PolicyGenius | Posted 01.06.2015 | Money

You remembered the essentials: food and water bowls, a comfy bed, plenty of toys and a toolkit of grooming tools. But over 99 percent of pet owners are forgetting one of the most important products you need for your pet: insurance.

Why This Woman Spent A Fortune To Save A Cat

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After one of her cats recently passed away, Courtney Vaudreuil — who said she is a "magnet" for sick pets — decided to do some research. She looke...

Should You Buy Pet Insurance?

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Jason Alderman

Pet insurance shares many features with human health insurance: Policies typically have monthly premiums, annual deductibles, copayments and exclusions, and some limit which veterinarians, clinics and hospitals you can use, while others set no such restrictions. But there are numerous differences as well.

How Much Is Your Pet's Health Worth?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Hodgson

Our lizard has brought forth a valuable lesson and one that opens other doors of financial consideration. Families need to have an open discussion, both with each other and with their veterinarians. There are many measures that can be taken to manage medical costs.

What To Know About Pet Insurance

Posted 08.17.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Morieka Johnson: Robert Bashore’s dogs cornered a muskrat in the backyard of his Lansing, Mich., home. The muskrat w...

Give a Dog a Bone?

Natasha Ashton | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

It follows naturally that as we make better and more informed choices about our own food, we would also start giving more careful consideration to what we feed our pets.

Pets Make Us Better

Natasha Ashton | Posted 09.22.2012 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

We've known it in our hearts for years, and scientific researchers are doing their part to put empirical evidence behind our gut feelings. But it's even more exciting than that. Science connecting pets, health and medicine in ways that are simply remarkable.

My Terrible Secret: I Have 'Canis Envy'

Mark Steinberg | Posted 09.01.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

At some point, of course, the things each of us would like to feel we are seeing or doing for the first time becomes very specific, very personal.

Human Pharmacies Increasingly Offering Pet Medications

Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

It’s now more convenient for Rover to get his medication, as more pharmacy chains are offering access to prescription pet medications, the Sun Senti...

5 Costs to Consider Before Getting a Pet

Women & Co | Posted 07.23.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Consider this list if you are thinking of buying a pet.

Insurance Company 'Totals' Woman's Dog

Posted 10.16.2011 | Denver

If a car gets "totaled" by an insurance company, that means the cost to repair the car exceeds the value of the car itself. Insurance companies typic...

Beware of Dog: Five Things You Need to Know

Carrie Pollare | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Pollare

How did we take something so simple -- the joy of finding and caring for a dog -- and turn it into such a mess?