Number Of Insurance Companies Offering Pet Coverage Increasing

At Alvern Gardens Apartments, we require pet owners to provide proof of liability insurance for their dog that covers damage or injuries that might be caused by the animal. This article offers some more details on why insurance for pets is a good idea, and what to look for while shopping.

CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – If you have a pet, you know visits to the vet can be costly, especially if you’re there for an emergency.

The bills can leave you digging deep into your wallet and that’s why more and more people are turning to pet insurance.

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Highmark has even partnered with another company to offer coverage for dogs and cats.

Pets truly become part of the family. Bernie Newman shares the feeling about his 4-year-old miniature dachshund, Crosby.

“I didn’t understand this before, but I do now. They become like another child. They become a member of the family and you’re going to do whatever is necessary,” Newman said.

Newman got Crosby as a puppy and he bought pet insurance at the recommendation of a friend.

He pays close to $300 a year and didn’t have use the coverage until recently.

“He ate about a…

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