As the largest provider of pet health insurance in the U.S., Nationwide currently insures over 600,000 dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for medical conditions related to illnesses, injuries accidents and wellness care.

Average customer rating

9.4 Out of 10
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Nationwide Pet Insurance

1
Out of 10
Posted: 09/15/2016
By:
Toki Endo

Have been a policy holder for 10 years. Since the takeover by Nationwide, VPI has gone downhill in satisfaction. The deductible used to be once a year and now its for every occurrence. Medications for treatments used to be 90% for all. Now it's $220...

Injury/illness

Skin problem

Seizure
Claim Amount
$100 - $500
Breed

Shiba Inu

Age of Pet
Over 8 years
1
Out of 10
Posted: 09/02/2016
By:
T. Lyn

Disclaimer: Please ignore the details listed about my pet. I don't have a mixed breed cat. This was just an option I chose so I could post about my experience since my pet option was not available. Also please disregard the claim amount and time. These...

Injury/illness
Claim Amount
Under $100
Breed

Mixed Breed

Age of Pet
Under a year
Monthly Cost

Policies start at approximately $12 per month.

Coverage

Nationwide offers a variety of plans offering varying levels of coverage. 

The company’s most popular plan, Whole Pet with Wellness, offers 90% reimbursement for accident, injury, illness and wellness care, inclusive of exam fees.

All Nationwide members have complimentary 24/7 access to vethelpline.

Payout Limits

Depending on the plan selected, there may be annual benefit limits or per incident benefit allowances. 

There is no annual limit for the company’s most popular plan, Whole Pet with Wellness.

Deductible

Annual deductibles range from $0 to $1,000.

Most popular annual deductible for Whole Pet with Wellness is $250.

Age Limits

No age restriction to enroll in company’s most popular plan, Whole Pet with Wellness. 

Other plans may have age restrictions.

Waiting Period

14-day waiting period after application approved and payment of premium is received.

Exclusions

Pre-existing conditions are not covered on any plans (if a condition is curable, it may be eligible for review if pet remains treatment-free for at least six months).

Whole Pet with Wellness covers nearly all veterinary expenses. Notable exclusions include boarding and grooming. 

Since 1982, Nationwide has helped pet owners protect what matters most. 

As the largest provider of pet health insurance in the U.S., Nationwide currently insures over 600,000 dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for medical conditions related to illnesses, injuries accidents and wellness care.

In 2015, it introduced Whole Pet with Wellness, the only U.S. pet health insurance plan offering complete coverage for injuries, accidents, illnesses and wellness care. Policies range from nose-to-tail coverage to routine pet care plans that offer reimbursement for wellness exams and preventive treatments.