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Best Pet Insurance For Older Dogs Of 2023 – Forbes Advisor


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To find the best pet insurance for senior dogs we used data provided by to score each pet insurance company based on the following:

Pet insurance rates for senior dogs: 40% of score. We calculated average rates for dogs for plans with unlimited coverage, a $500 deductible and a 90% reimbursement level, or the closest options available.

Special waiting period: 10% of score. Many pet insurance companies have a special waiting period for problems such as cruciate ligament issues and hip dysplasia. Plans that had no waiting period, a waiting period of fewer than six months or the ability to have the waiting period waived scored higher.

Direct payment to vet: 10% of score. Pet insurance companies that have the ability to pay a vet directly earned points.

24/7 vet health line: 10% of score. Insurers that provide access to a 24/7 vet health line scored in this category.

Routine wellness plans: 10% of score. Insurers that offer optional wellness plans earned points.

Pays veterinary exam fees: 10% of score. Not all insurers cover exam fees, even if the fee is for an illness or accident-related visit. Plans that cover the vet exam fee scored in this category.

Euthanasia or end of life expenses: 5% of score. Insurers that cover end of life expenses, such as euthanasia, cremation or burial fees, scored in this category.

Multipet discount: 5% of score. Many pet insurance companies offer a discount if you insure more than one pet. Insurers that offer a multipet discount earned points.

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