Pet Health Insurance:A Veterinarian's Perspective
The cost of pet healthcare is rising faster than many pet owners can afford to pay out-of-pocket especially when they are faced with a large and unexpected veterinary bill. Therefore, more and more pet owners are looking for ways to reduce their out-of-pocket costs. Dr. Kenney shares how pet insurance can be part of a strategic plan to pay for pet healthcare.
There are many sources of information about pet insurance online e.g. pet insurance websites, consumer blogs, review websites, etc. What these lack many times, however, is a veterinarian's perspective when it comes to customizing and purchasing a pet insurance policy. Why is this important? Because veterinarians spend everyday diagnosing and treating conditions for which their clients will end up filing claims. They know what diseases/conditions they see frequently and the costs of diagnosing and treating these conditions.
Dr. Kenney may be uniquely positioned to give advice about pet insurance because he not only practiced small animal medicine and surgery for over 42 years, but he has also been blogging and podcasting about the pet insurance industry for over a decade. He has often said, "Pet owners don't know what they don't know.
Therefore, you will read things in this book that you won't find anywhere else e.g. pet insurance company websites, consumer blogs or review websites, etc.