Senior dogs are very special companions. Unfortunately, as dogs' age, they have more health problems and require more care that can be expensive. Many owners of senior dogs are interested in pet insurance but can be difficult to provide them with pet insurance coverage. Below is information to help you understand whether your senior dog can be insured, or whether they are too old for pet insurance.
Every pet insurance company is different. Some have no upper age limits for benefits and will keep covering your dog no matter how old they are, as long as you maintain your policy and pay your premiums. For example, if you insure your dog when he is a puppy, he can be covered for the rest of his life as long as you pay the premium. Commonly, pet insurance companies refuse to offer new policies to dogs outside their age limit.
Based on our research at the time of publication, the following pet insurance companies offered the following eligibility to senior dogs:
I hope this gives you more information about whether your dog is too old for pet insurance. If you have a question about your pets specific eligibility, contact the pet insurance company directly.
The best pet insurance offers coverage that's broad enough for whatever care your pet needs and with enough options to get the perfect coverage for you and your pet.
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