Dog Insurance

Get prepared to be prepared! Having insurance is an important part of owning a pet. When your pet gets sick, you don’t want to be stuck with huge vet bills. But how do you know if you need pet insurance? PetGuide.com provides you with articles, information and news so you can decide if Dog Insurance is the right choice for you.

Our Dog Insurance blog covers every single aspect of pet insurance. Having doubts about real benefits of getting a policy for your pooch? Have a look at our articles on advantages and downsides of insurance for dogs, or real-life stories of dog parents and their personal experiences with pet insurance. Unsure which policy offers everything your pooch needs–and at an affordable price? Visit Petguide.com’s Dog Insurance Policies section of the blog for insider tips and advice on finding a perfect plan, and our articles over at Dog Insurance Rates for suggestions on cutting costs and making pet insurance more budget friendly.

As pet parents ourselves, we understand wanting only the very best for your furry family member. That’s why our writers at Petguide.com created an in-depth resource for every dog owner looking to provide their pooch with first class care and still save money on veterinary bills. Whether you’re looking for direct quotes from insurance companies, comparison of policies or just help with choosing a type of insurance for dogs, we’ve got you covered. Even if you already have an insurance policy for your pup, check our guides for useful information on how to keep your pooch unharmed and happy, both at home and when they’re accompanying you on your travels.

Protect your dog’s future. Petguide.com’s complete guides on everything from safety to policy and rates will help you make an informed decision and find the perfect solution for you and your pooch!

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5 Reasons to Consider Canoeing With Your Canine

An exceptional physical workout for you and a mental workout for your dog, taking your dog out on a canoe ride is beneficial for plenty of reasons.

7 Pet-Friendly Hotel Etiquette Tips

It's time for a vacation! If you're renting a hotel room, you'll want to make sure that your pooch is a good guest with these pet-friendly etiquette tips.

Protect Your Pets During Natural Disasters With Help2Pet

How are you going to take care of your pet during a natural disaster? Pre-planning is key, and Help2Pet.com can help when everything goes wrong.

What is Lifetime Cover Dog Insurance?

Do you want to make sure your dog is completely covered? Look into Lifetime Cover Dog Insurance If dog insurance policies are all Greek to you, you might be…

Dog Insurance Rates: What You Need To Know Before You Buy

From vet visits to unexpected illness and accidents, many pet parent turn to dog insurance for peace of mind From the moment you bring your dog home, he beco…

8 Sizzling Summer Dog Travel Tips From The Experts

When it comes to Dog Travel Tips, who better to go to than the Experts? We asked Amy Burket and her dogs to give us some of their top dog travel tips.

One-of-A-Kind Dog Bark Park is a Bark & Breakfast!

Looking to get away? Forget B&Bs - the new weekend getaway is the D&B! The Dog Bark Park Inn is the Bed & Breakfast hot spot for hip pooches.

Top 8 Dog Safety Apps for Smart Pet Parents

Mobile phones are for much more than making calls. Keep an eye on your pet's health with our top eight picks for dog safety apps.

Facts And Myths About Dog Insurance Policies

What’s true and what’s false? Let’s clear up some common dog insurance policy questions. Everyone seems to have something to say on the top…

Pooch PFDs: Why Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket

Dogs are known to be avid swimmers, but it's important to outfit your pup with a pooch PFD. Plus, we give your our picks for the best dog life jackets.

Dog Travel Essentials: What to Pack for Your Dog

Make a list and check it twice – here’s what you’ll need to pack when you bring your dog along with you on your vacation!There is nothing more exciting than…

5 Warning Signs That You Need Dog Insurance

Dogs can get into all kinds of issues. We've put together 5 warning signs you should watch out for that will let you know if you need dog insurance.

What Is Dog Bite Liability Insurance?

If your dog bites someone, it can bite into your finances - is Dog Bite Liability Insurance necessary for you? Find out to protect yourself and your dog.

4 Tips About What To Do When You Find A Lost Dog

There's nothing more heartbreaking than when a family pet disappears. Here's what to do if someone's lost dog has wandered into your care.

Figo’s Pet Cloud Technology: An Innovative Way to Insure Your Pets

Is Figo the future of pet insurance? Boasting innovative and mobile features, Figo is a 2.0 pet insurance company for modern pet parents.

Can I Get Sued If My Dog Bites a Trespasser?

Dogs aren't just for companionship - they also guard our homes. But what happens if your dog bites a trespasser who's in your home?

How To Protect Your Dog During Firework Celebrations

For dogs, fireworks aren't cause for celebration. When the light show starts, they take cover! Here's how to protect your dog during the Fourth of July.

Study: Top 10 Most Common Dog and Cat Illnesses

Would it shock you to learn that pet parents spend more than $15 billion a year on vet care? But most of these dollars are spent treating the minor illnesses.

Best Dog Bike Trailers

Dog bike trailers make sure your four-legged bestie can hit the road with you- the easy way! If your pet can't keep up, this is the solution.

Essential Gear for the Dog-Friendly Road Trip

Pet Parents won't leave their furbabies behind when embarking on a road trip. Make the trip as comfortable and safe as possible with this essential gear.

4 Springtime Fresh Safety Tips For Dogs

Helpful spring safety tips for dogs and pet parents What is that we finally see? Could it be? Yes, it is! A patch of grass! The snow is melting, the sun is s…

5 Time Saving Tips For Choosing A Pet Insurance Policy

One of the reasons why pet parents forgo dog insurance is the work that goes into comparing policies. But what if there was a way to simplify the process?

What You Need To Know About Dog Insurance Policies

Is it a gamble? We've put together some valuable information about dog insurance policies so you can be fully informed before you decide whether to buy one.

My Favorite Pet Friendly Cities in America

Oh, what we would give to travel the country with our dogs! But if we can’t do it, at least we can live vicariously though Lauren Bassart, who shares h…

What Are the Dangers of Foxtails to Dogs?

This grass is picturesque, but running through a field of it could pose serious problems for your pooch. Here's why foxtails can be a pain to your dog.

Top 5 Pet Boating Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Even the savviest of land-lubbers can make some bone-headed mistakes when it comes to our pets. Some tips to keep you and your pet safe while boating.

Five-Star Road Trip: Meet Dog Bloggers Who Travel Like Rock Stars

The life of a dog blogger is glamorous – especially if you’re Amy Burkert. Recently, she traded in her Class C motorhome she, her dogs and her hu…

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 1

While most of us just went to the beach or cottage, Kevin Roberts spent his summer vacation canoeing with his husband and three dogs in the Canadian wilderne…

5 Things Know-It-Alls Said Would Kill My Dogs (But Proved To Be Wrong)

Everybody knows what's best for your dogs. More than most, Kevin Roberts gets an earful of unsolicited opinions about how he raises his dogs.

Forbes Advisor Reveals Dog and Cat Breeds With Highest Medical Costs

The Forbes Advisor team sifted through three years worth of pet insurance claims data, and actually identified which breeds of dogs and cats had the highest vet bills – and it might not be what you expect.

Why Do Dogs Whine and Cry in the Car?

Does your dog hate road trips? Let's find out what makes your dog whine and cry once he's in the car.

Dog-Friendly Tropical Trips Await in Mexico

Don't want to travel solo on your tropical vacation? Bring your pooch - the Four Seasons offers dog-friendly, 5-star resort relaxation.

3 Adventurous Travel Carriers for Hip Pets

Looking to travel with your pet but want to make a statement while doing it? Take a gander at the new pet travel products that are going places in 2017.

How Does a Dog Microchip Protect Your Pooch?

1 in 3 pets will get lost at some point in their lives. For identification that will stick with your pooch , you should think about a dog microchip.

Palliative Pet Care Aiming to Serve Emerging Market

With 69 percent of pet owners who treat their pet as family members, palliative pet care gives beloved pets sympathetic end of life care.

Doggy Paddling: How to Kayak With Your Dog

Kayaking is gaining popularity with dog owners. For the solitary day-tripper, a kayak is a great excuse to get out on the water with your dog.

6 Handy Tips When Renovating With Dogs In The House

Kevin Roberts just finished renovating his house, and as a dog dad, that means that extra precautions had to be taken to keep his pooches safe. Here are a fe…

5 Spooky Smart Safety Tips For Your Halloween Hound

Keep your dog safe, happy and calm during the spooky festivities this Halloween Halloween will soon be here, and while we know that it’s all in good fu…

How To Prevent And Prepare For Fire Safety In Your Pet-Friendly Home

July 15 is National Pet Fire Safety Day - do you have a fire plan? Here's what you can do to ensure that your pet and home are safe from flames and smoke.

Safety Tips For Running With a Dog at Night

There are a lot of good reasons why people like running with a dog at night. We've put together some tips for running with a dog at night.

Proper Canine Camping Etiquette For Well-Mannered Mutts

Pitching a pup tent with your pooch this summer? Here are some tips on how to ensure you and your pet will be welcomed back to your favorite campground.

Tips for Camping Solo With Your Dog

You're planning on escaping the city - it'll be you, your dog and the great outdoors. Before you pitch a tent, make sure you check out our tips for camping solo with your dog.

Phone Numbers Every Pet Parent Should Have On Hand

Who are you going to call when there’s a dog emergency? Other than your vet and local 24-hour animal hospital, here are essential numbers to have besid…

Can Dogs Fly On Delta Airlines?

Read on to learn can dogs fly on Delta Airlines and what you need to know before you embark on a trip with your pet.

What Factors Go Into Determining Monthly Premium for Dog Insurance?

To find out if you could try to save on pet insurance costs, first you have to consider which factors go into determining your monthly premium for dog insurance.

Close Encounters of the Bear Kind: Bringing Bear Bells on Dog Hikes

It's bear season, which may put a damper on your fall dog hikes. Should you put bear bells on your dog's collar, or are you ringing up the wrong tree?

New Stats Show Kids Most At Risk For Being Bitten By Dogs

National Dog Bite Prevention Week helps shed a light on how to teach children to understand doggy body language and the danger of ignoring warning signs. W…

7 Festive Tips To Ensure A Pet-Friendly Holiday Season

This Thanksgiving, your pets will no doubt be included in the festivities. Here's what you need to know to make sure your dogs and cats don't overindulge.

Here is Why Pet Insurance Costs Are at an All-Time High

According to the latest insights by Consumer Reports, the average monthly cost of pet insurance is roughly $47 per pet, which can be a hit on some pet parents’ budgets.

Disaster Strikes! Do You Have An Emergency Plan For Your Dog?

There’s something to the motto “Always be prepared” – especially when it comes to what to do with your dog during an emergency situat…

Reports Reveal Majority of US Pet Owners Couldn’t Afford an Emergenc

This year's research reveals that 27% percent of adults couldn't afford to spend $400 on an emergency without having to borrow or sell something.

Vermont Tennis Resort Offers Dog-Friendly, Ball-Chasing Getaways

Topnotch Resorts has taken their pet-friendly ambiance to the next level by letting your dog serve as a ball boy during tennis matches.

GoPetFriendly’s 15K Mile Quest to Find the Top Pet Attractions in US

Do you bring your dog along on vacation with you? GoPetFriendly has been around the block - and the country - to bring you #PawsomeMemories.

What is Canine Liability?

In the past injuries or damage caused by you dog were generally paid by your homeowners or renters’ policy.

Reducing Dog Insurance Rates With Multi-Pet Insurance

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What To Do When Making A Dog Insurance Claim

You may have been happily paying your dog insurance premiums for years. However, the confusion comes for many people when they need to make a claim.

What to Know About Swim Safety for Dogs

Does your doggy like to paddle in the water? Don't jump into the deep end until you read up on these important swim safety tips for dogs.

Best Pet Travel Accessories for Road Warriors

Whether you're driving or flying, you'll want to check out this list of the best pet travel accessories to keep your dog safe, secure and organized.

Pros And Cons Of Individual Condition Coverage

Considering Individual Condition Coverage for your dog? Here are the positive and negative points about this type of dog insurance policy. When you’re…

Calendar of Catastrophes Outlines What Month to Expect Pet Illnesses

Petplan releases its Calendar of Catastrophes, which shows that the time of year makes a difference in the type of injuries and conditions pets incur.