What is Pet Insurance?

What is pet insurance?

A monthly agreement between an insurer and yourself, as a pet-owner, on cover of the risk of major vet bills due to significant unforeseen accidents & illnesses – costs that you might otherwise not be able to afford.

It’s not medical aid, although pet insurance can free you from significant financial worries, and allow you to choose the best available vet care for your family in your unfortunate time of need.

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Procedures covered by MediPet across plans

  • Vet visits
  • X-rays
  • Medication
  • Surgery
  • Dental
  • Foreign body ingestion
  • Skin conditions
  • Accidents
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Why do I need pet insurance?

The best medical care for our pets should be an automatic “yes,” without hesitation. Did you know:

  • 1 in 3 pets need emergency vet treatment each year
  • More vet specialists and advanced treatments are available today
  • Advanced pet medical care often costs thousands of rands
  • Our plans average less than R6 per day
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Pet insurance is a necessity, and all responsible pet-owners need the support of pet insurance to afford the right care for their pets. We believe everyone should have it.

Louise BeeversFounder and Vet Nurse

Common costs pet-owners could face:

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Lameness

Up to R40 000 for x-rays, medication, treatment & surgery.

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Dental Care

Scale & polish, with extractions, up to R7 000.

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Gastro

As much as R15 000 for hospital & intensive care.

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Foreign body ingestion

Could be as much R25 000 if requiring surgical removal, x-rays & ultrasounds.

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Skin conditions

May cost thousands every year & need chronic care support ranging from R3 000 to R10 000 per year in benefits.

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Poisoning

Vet costs from eating chocolate, xylitol, medication, plants or rat poison can range between R1 500 & R25 000.

Our Pet Insurance Plans

4 comprehensive & simple options for genuine, transparent cover.

Accident

$ - R25 000 per year
- R195 pm per pet

Per Month
  • Accidents
  • Illnesses
  • Multi-Pet Discount
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Prescription Food
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Condolence Benefit

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LiteLimited Cover

$ - R35 000 per year
- R270 pm per pet

Per Month
  • Accidents
  • Illnesses
  • Multi-Pet Discount
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Prescription Food
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Condolence Benefit

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Essential

$ - R40 000 per year
- R355 pm per dog
- R304 pm per cat

Per Month
  • Accidents
  • Illnesses
  • Multi-Pet Discount
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Prescription Food
  • Condolence Benefit

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UltimateMost Popular

$ - R40 000 per year
- R448 pm per dog
- R362 pm per cat

Per Month
  • Accidents
  • Illnesses
  • Multi-Pet Discount
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Prescription Food
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Condolence Benefit

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Top Pet Routine Care Add-On

R65 pm per pet

R1 100 per year preventative cover towards vaccinations, tick/flea & deworming, microchipping & sterilisation.

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