pet insurance

Financial check-up: the rising cost of pet insurance

Dreading the vet’s bill? We sniff out ways to cut costs and keep your favourite animals in rude health

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Protect yourself - and your wallet - from insurance errors

Honesty is the best policy with insurance – you mustn’t lie to get a lower premium as that will invalidate your claim, but that doesn’t mean you can’t drive down the price.

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Wounded cats and dogs: UK pet owners claim £775m for vet treatment

It’s not just poorly pooches and cantankerous cats that dread a visit to the vets.

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Pet insurance is a lifesaver – and not just for our dog

​According to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association (PFMA) there were 57 million pets in the UK in 2016, with dogs and cats making up 41% of that figure.

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Why we can’t afford the pet shop

I’ve never been much of a pet person. As a child, our family had two gerbils, one after the other.

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How to get a new job or pay rise in 2016

The New Year is the perfect opportunity to make a fresh start in your career, with many of us vowing to change jobs, get promoted or to negotiate a pay rise.

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Average pet insurance claim nears £700

In 2014, pet insurers paid out a whopping £602 million in claims or £1.65 million a day, according to new research.

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Top 10 strange pet insurance claims

If you're a cat or dog owner, then you'll be surprised at the scraps your pet can get into that could mean you'll spend a fortune in vet bills.

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Pet owners caught out by vet bills

Pet owners underestimate the cost of treatment for unexpected injuries by hundreds of pounds, according to research.

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Newborn pets more likely to rack up vet fees

Kittens and puppies under six months old are 60% more likely to require treatment than fully grown animals.

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