Archive for the ‘Pet Insurance News’ Category

35% off on Pet Insurance by Tesco

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

If you are applying for Pet Insurance online, then Tesco is offering 35% off on pet insurance for new customers. Pet owners consider their pets as part of their family and Tesco is just helping customers with a good deal in times of recession. More than three quarters of the women treat their pets as their friend and talk to them like a person while a third prefer the company of their animals than humans. (more…)

Claims on Pet Dogs Increasing because of Separation Anxiety

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

An increase of 28% in claims on the behaviour of pet dogs has been experienced by Sainsbury’s Finance in the recent months. Sainsbury’s Finance, which is a Pet Insurance chain, has witnessed the increase in claims mainly because dogs are being left alone at home by owners for a considerable amount of time.  (more…)

Importance of Pet Insurance

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

A dog owner of Worcester realised the importance of Pet Insurance the hard way. The owner of two-year old terrier, Scruffy, Amanda had to take her dog to the vet after he slipped and injured his back badly. The dog suffered not from a minor sprain but the vet informed the owner that he needed extensive surgery. (more…)

Pet Insurance RSPCA Week

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Fairinvestment advised pet lovers not to forget the RSPCA Week starting April 27 to March 3rd. A research conducted for Fairinvestment in August 2008 showed that only 25 per cent of pet owners have pet insurance policies in place and almost 75 per cent of pets are left at risk. (more…)

Pet Insurance Being Sacrificed Courtesy Credit Crunch

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

With pressure on finances mounting, the first thing that consumers are sacrificing is pet insurance. Pet Insurance has been hit hard by recession and pet owners are cutting down on insurance cover to make ends meet. (more…)

Take your Pet to the Vet Regularly to keep Insurance Premiums Low

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

M&S Money and Bestpet Pharmacy advises pet owners to get their pets regularly checked by a vet to help them keep Pet Insurance premiums low. A checkup by the vet will not only keep your pet healthy but will also ensure that expensive operations are not required immediately. An example of flea infection provided by M&S Money shows that a single treatment costs about £4 but a bill to treat a serious problem reached £2,000. (more…)

Pet Insurance Essential for Advertisement Costs

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Pet insurance not only helps you to cover the vet bills and medical expenses of your pet but also supports you in case your pet goes missing. According to Saga, the Pet Insurance provider, nearly one third pet owners have lost their favourite dog or cat and more than one out of ten have not been able to get back their missing pet. (more…)

Sacrificing Pet Insurance to Make Ends Meet

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

To make ends meet in time of credit crunch, this year most Britons have decided to cut back on Pet Insurance, according to a latest research. Liverpool Victoria, insurance provider has discovered that about million customers are planning to sacrifice pet insurance cover in such difficult times. (more…)

Pets Denied Treatment Because of Rising Costs

Friday, February 13th, 2009

The latest research by Sainsbury Finance shows that most cats and dogs are being refused medical treatment simply because treatment has become expensive and owners can’t meet the growing expense. Some sad but true facts highlighted by Sainsbury Finance are: (more…)

Pet Poisoning on the Rise

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Pet lovers have experienced an increase of 34% of poisoning of their pets this year according to a recent research conducted by M&S pet insurance. The main reason for pet poisoning is nicotine. This is because even though pet owners have given up smoking, their pets especially dogs and cats chew nicotine patches and gums mistaking them for toys and other chewing items. A senior vet nurse is extremely worried at the rapid increase of nicotine poisoning among pets. Nicotine poisoning is very harmful and therefore it is best to prevent such poisoning than curing it at a later stage. Remember to keep nicotine patches, gums and cigarettes away from pets as you do in case for children. Ashtrays should also be kept at a distance. Anyway, even after precaution if you find your pets behaving in an abnormal manner like suffering from depression, tremors or vomiting, the take your pet to the nearest vet without much delay.