It's actually a very wise decision if you have a beloved pet. One scrape with another animal or a serial pet abuser or an automobile could end up costing a thousand dollars or more in vet bills.
Pet insurance costs roughly between $15 and $29, depending on the deductible you choose and whether you are insuring a cat or a dog. $15.2 billion—went to veterinary care in the U.S. in 2014.
My advice: choose a higher deductible if you can afford it, and remember with most plans, you are required to pay the vet bill and apply for reimbursement. (Some vets affiliate with a pet insurance provider and have different arrangements.) Here's a website where you can do a bit of 'comparison shopping' - copy + paste PetInsuranceReview.com into your browser.
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