I really debated about getting pet insurance, especially since Lola had already faced so many health issues as a puppy. However, in a time of crisis I can’t describe how thankful I am to have insurance through Healthy Paws.
In March, after Lola’s fourth birthday she started acting strangely and I knew something was wrong. I took her to the Emergency Hospital where I was told she had kidney failure and her prognosis was not looking good. A very delicate and highly complicated surgery was my only option. This surgery alone cost at least $5,000, not including the $2,000 for other tests and hospitalization I had done to get the diagnosis! The fact that the financial burden of the surgery didn’t have to be my deciding factor was HUGE. If it wasn’t for Healthy Paws, I can’t begin to explain how much harder that decision would have been.
What Healthy Paws did to take care of us went above and beyond what I had expected from any insurance company. First of all, I didn’t have the $3,000 deposit to begin the surgery and had to borrow it from my parents. Healthy Paws rushed the claim payment so I could repay my parents within a few days. They also had a 15-day waiting period, as most insurance companies do and Lola’s first doctor visit addressing this issue was on the 15th day, and yet they still covered her! They delivered on their promise and paid out what they said they would.
Looking back I can’t believe I ever debated the idea of pet insurance. You never know when somethi