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Originally Posted by Miranda Gallegos View Post
For pet insurance, if you make a claim does your monthly rate go up?
My senior has had several claims. No. Much like medical and with our carrier anyway, there isn’t a raise in costs. 🙂
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Goof point Sweet Girl. I should add that my supplements were recommended and are monitored by my best friend who is an orthopedic vet.


That's fine if your dog has an orthopedic issue that would be helped by supplements. I'm not anti-supplement at all. My dog has grade 1 elbow dysplasia and was prescribed supplements be a veterinary sports medicine specialist to help keep her elbow joints as healthy as possible and keep her symptom-free. But I personally would not be giving her any of the supplements she is on if she didn't have an issue. It's just not usually necessary in a young healthy dog who is eating a balanced diet.

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Originally Posted by goldieforme View Post
I got a golden puppy and am looking into Pet Insurance. What pet insurance do you have, why, and about how much does it cost on average per month for you?

Another question is, do you feed your golden any supplements or vitamins? I have read posts about people giving their golden omega-3's and some giving pro-biotics.

I was just curious and wanted to know more as this is my first golden puppy and I want the absolute best for him.
I use Embrace. With a 5 year old shorthair domestic and 2 9.5 year old golden's I think I am paying around $125 per month. I think. it's auto billed to a credit card that is already a deep dark black hole so I do not look anymore in fear of fainting.

They have a $1000 deductible, a $10000 limit, and the Co pay is 10% after their deductible is met.

Do not expect any bargains out there

milo's cancer has easily pushed him over his $1000 deductible and I am starting to get checks back.

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Originally Posted by goldieforme View Post
I got a golden puppy and am looking into Pet Insurance. What pet insurance do you have, why, and about how much does it cost on average per month for you?
I live in NY, I have Healthy Paws 80/250 with no caps. It's 45. for my 2 1/2 y/o female. I just added my two male pups 8 months and 5 months and they are $59. each. They said boys were more expensive...
I've had a few claims for Shea. They don't raise the price based on claims but the price goes up each year, much like my own health ins. We started at $38, in 2017 and up to $45.
Good luck with your new pup.
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