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Pet Insurance

October 26, 2015 Insurances No Comments

Pet Insurance

Is pet insurance an imperative purchase or are we barking mad to be forking out £20/£30 a month for a terrier? The tough recent financial climate has been well documented but whilst it was estimated that 48% of UK households owned at least one pet, over half do not have insurance for their canine companions and two thirds haven’t covered their feline friends.

There is no question that pets are expensive members of any household (dogs cost an average of £16’000 over the course of their lifetime) but this sum can balloon if we fail to take out a suitable pet insurance policy.

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