Most owners are aware that pet insurance is available to cover the costs of vet bills when their pet is unwell. However pet insurance can also cover the cost of someone else caring for your pet if you are ill or injured and need to be admitted to hospital.
To find out if your petís insurance policy will cover boarding fees you need to check your insurance policy documents. Not all insurance offers the same levels of cover, so you need to check the small print of the policy carefully. You are looking for the terms regarding boarding fees or hospitalisation cover. Here are some of the most common pet insurance term and conditions:
Pet insurance policies vary a great deal; some may cover hundreds of pounds of boarding fess, some none at all. If you policy includes cover, there will be a set limit per year and possibly a set daily limit. You may also need to cover the excess of your insurance policy before making a claim.
You should check the conditions you need to meet to make an insurance claim in advance, as they may affect your choice of boarding. Some common conditions and points to check are:
Insurance companies will require proof of both your hospital stay and your boarding fees. Check the claim form for details; itís likely to include:
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