Trupanion offers coverage for orthotics, prosthetics, and carts under core coverage. These assistive devices help disabled pets live a happy, normal life.
Pet owners are always looking for ways to provide the best quality of care and quality of life for their pets. When a crisis strikes, resulting in a disabled pet, mobility devices are a phenomenal option to keep that pet living a happy, healthy life. The cost of these devices can sometimes be outside a family’s budget, but Trupanion policyholders have the opportunity to move forward with this treatment option at 90% coverage.
Mobility devices are . . . → Read More →
What would really happen if your pet got sick? We can talk until we’re blue in the face about why having pet health insurance is a smart move, but the truth is, you can always rationalize our reasoning away. Think about the alternatives and see why they don’t really hold up under scrutiny. “If my pet gets sick, I’ll just use my savings.”
If you’re like most of us, you probably don’t have as much in your saving account as you would like (and it probably comes out just as fast as it goes in). Using your personal savings is just one way to pay for unexpected veterinary bills. Take a look . . . → Read More →
Wellness Wednesdays LOVES to feature new Veterinary Clinics in BC, and today is really interesting.
We’ve recently started providing pet insurance through Trupanion, and while I was browsing their Twitter, I found their insurance COVERS what Dr. Paula Davies at Kamloops Veterinary Clinic offers. Along with her staff members, Dr. Fergus Alexander, Dr. Kathy Blackford, Dr. Bruce Baker, Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Dr. Susan McGillivray. Wendy, Janie, Emily, Melissa, Monique, Alisa, Shannon, Melanie, Stephanie, Shannon, Roxanna, Stephanie P, Chris, Jennifer, Dr. Paula Davis was the 1st veterinarian in BC to offer this alternative for chronic pain in dogs and cats, as a day surgery. The stem cells are harvested from the patients own . . . → Read More →
Here at HandicappedPetsCanada, we want what is best for your animal. We treat your animal like it was our own, so they receive the best care possible. While we can’t help everyone, we’re happy to offer something that will help you help your pet.
Introducing Trupanion Pet Insurance!
Here are the top 3 reasons to choose Trupanion:
1. Pet insurance can get pretty complicated when you have to sort through several plans and levels. At
Trupanion, we want to make it simple and easy to understand. Our comprehensive policy covers surgeries, diagnostic tests, medications, mobility aids, treatments and hospital stays if your pet gets sick . . . → Read More →
We’ve covered the domestication, the senses(from part 1), the intelligence and the diet(in part 2) of our wonderful furry friends. Now the fun part… How much will they cost?
In the 12-14 years that your cat is expected to be your companion, you will spend an average of $1,035 in the first year of her life, and an average of $670 every year after that. Dogs break down in categories by size, with an average life expectancy of 12-15 years. Small dogs in their first year cost $1,314 on average, with $580/year after that. Medium dogs are a bit more, with a $1,580 dent in your . . . → Read More →
OrthoVet’s splint products can stave off expensive surgery and support faster healing
As pet owners, most of us despair when our canine or feline companion sustain an orthopedic injury. Not only do we cringe at the pain our friend is suffering, but also over the high cost for treatment or surgery.
Handicapped Pets Canada and OrthoVet pet splints offer an alternative for some injuries that can cost much less than — and in some cases eliminate the need for — surgery.
Founded in 1997, OrthoVet’s goal is to provide a safe and effective option for rehabilitation of soft tissue and bone injuries of an animal’s lower leg, . . . → Read More →
Even if you haven’t had a incident involving your pet of late, pet insurance has probably crossed your mind. And if you have, the bill for any non-routine care may have cost you anywhere from just a couple hundred dollars to well over a thousand.
You may have wondered why people have health insurance and most pets don’t, when the medical costs seem practically the same! And yet, navigating through the pages of fine print involved in pet insurance may have put you off. It is worth the money? What do insurers really cover? Do they even cover medical devices . . . → Read More →