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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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.

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.

7 Pet-Friendly Hotel Etiquette Tips

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5 Essential Dog-Friendly Thanksgiving Travel Tips

We've got the recipe for safe and stress-free travel with your dog this Thanksgiving. You need to plan in advance - you'll be thankful that you did!

On The Road Again: Stop And Rest Awhile

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10 Pokémon Go Tips for Your PokéDog Walk

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Paw Myths: Safety Tips For Dog Paws

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6 Handy Tips When Renovating With Dogs In The House

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Proper Dog Etiquette When Renting a Cottage

If you're making plans to rent a cottage, or you're a guest at a friend's chalet, you need to know the rules before bringing your dog along with you.

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…

What is Canine Liability?

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

What Types Of Dog Insurance Policies Can You Choose From?

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Not-So-Jolly Holiday Dangers for Dogs

Ho, ho... oh no! We love the festive holiday season so much that we often forget about the hidden dangers that the season bring for dogs.

Pack a Pooch in the Awesome Dogpack

Take the path less traveled, with your dog comfortably strapped to your back. Back the Dogpack Kickstarter campaign to be the first to own one!

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.

Gambling With Pet Insurance: The Sick Hits The Fan

Pet insurance may seem complicated, until two of your dogs need expensive medical treatment. Maggie Marton shares her gamble with pet insurance.

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 3

Thunder storms, and wolf poop, and bears, oh my! Kevin Roberts and crew encounter rain, dangerous animals and… poop. It’s all in the name of fun…

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?

5 Safety Tips For Moving With Dogs

Moving is a long process, so you'll want to simplify as much as possible. We've put together a few tips to make moving with dogs safe and stress-free.

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…

Do You Make These 5 Dog Car Safety Mistakes?

There are precautions to take when you pull out of the driveway. Let's go over a few mistakes you may be making when it comes to dog car safety.

Best Dog Travel Bags

Dog travel bags make pet travel more convenient and practical without compromising on style. Take a look at the best dog travel bags on the market!

On the Road Again: Hitting the Road With Your Dog

Nomads who are thinking of adding a dog to their #VanLife or homebodies itching to hit the open road with your best friend, here are some great tips to make…

Tried & Tested: Real Quotes From 7 Trustworthy Pet Insurance Comp

Worried about the integrity of a pet insurance provider? We picked seven reputable pet insurance companies and applied for quotes - here's what happened.

What to Consider When Buying a Life Jacket for Your Dog

All dogs can swim, right? Not so fast - before you let your pooch jump in the water, make sure you know what to consider when buying a life jacket for your dog.

What is Lifetime Cover Dog Insurance?

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Different Dog Insurance Rates And Coverage Types

Looking for the right coverage for your pooch? Chances are, there’s an dog insurance type to fit your needs. If you’re looking for a lower rate o…

Salty Dog Coast: Dog-Friendly Adventures in Florida

Bring your appetite for oysters and bring Fido for seaside fun to Franklin County, Florida Summer is all about getting out there and exploring new destinatio…

6 Salty Safety Tips For Your Dog On A Boat

Before you set sail, let's go over some safety tips that will come in handy this summer. You want this trip for your dog on a boat to go ship-shape!

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.

Subaru Shares Safety Tips For Dogs Traveling in SUVs

A new report released by Subaru and the Center For Pet Safety has shared the safest and most dangerous places for pets in an SUV.

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.

Are Some Breeds Of Dog More Expensive To Insure?

Every dog is different, and your dog insurance rate may reflect that When it comes to taking out an insurance policy for your dog, you might wonder whether s…

Sleepypod Pet Carriers Earn Top Honors From the Center for Pet Safety

Is your car outfitted for your dog's safety? These carriers from Sleepypod are the first carriers to meet critical crash testing guidelines.

7 Ways To Keep Your Pet Safe All Year Round

April marks the beginning of Pet First Aid Awareness Month. To keep your pooch out of harm's way, dog safety expert Melanie Monteiro offers up these tips.

Safely Decking The Halls For Your Dog This Holiday Season

Make this a happier holiday season with tips that will keep your pets safe The holidays are a happy, joyful time. There’s so much going on and so much…

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.

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.

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.

5 Pet-Friendly Destinations For End-Of-Summer Getaways

Check out--and then check in--to some of these pet-friendly places that are still taking reservations for your end-of-summer hurrah!

Top 7 Luxe Pet Friendly Hotels Where Posh Pooches Can Get Away From It

It’s a dog’s life! To get away from the stress of the dog park, canines can check in for an ultimate hotel experience You want to get away fro…

How Do Dog Insurance Companies Check for Pre-existing Conditions?

Can you insure your dog for an illness or health issue that they had before the policy came into effect? Here’s what to know about pre-existing conditions and dog insurance, from what is considered as such to how dog insurance companies check for pre-ex

Provenance Hotels Debuts Line of Very Important Pet Amenities

Taking the idea of VIP (Very Important Pets) extremely seriously, Provenance Hotels and its eight urban lifestyle hotels infuse posh into pet travel.

5 Dog-Friendly Car Restraints Tips

Driving with a dog can be a huge distraction on road trips, not to mention dangerous to your furry passenger should you have to stop suddenly.

7 Safety Tips for Dogs Living in the Country

With all of those open spaces to explore, your dog couldn't be happier with his country life. Ensure he gets the most out of it with these safety tips.

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.

About 50% of Fortune 500 Companies Offer Pet Insurance to Employees

People are looking for job benefits that include pets. Pet insurance is a popular perk, as nearly half of Fortune 500 companies offer this to its employees.

Golden Oldies: Paddling With A Senior Pooch

Don't leave your dog out of your outdoor adventures. Even elderly dogs can enjoy an active lifestyle out on the water, as long as you're prepared.

What Your Dog Insurance Plan Covers… And What’s Left Out

While youre shopping around for a dog insurance plan, you need to know what any particular package actually covers. Plans vary from company to company.

The Dog Scout’s Guide To Dog First Aid Kits

Always be prepared! Having Dog First Aid Kits stashed where you need them most will ensure you can treat your dog for injuries if he ever gets hurt.

5 Tips to Prepping Your Pet For Tornado Season

Prepare your pet for a tornado warning. With storm season approaching, keep these tips in mind to keep your pets safe when you need to take shelter.

7 Dog-Friendly Safety Tips For Hunting Season

It's the perfect time to go for a hike in the woods - but it's also hunting season. Keep these dog-friendly safety tips in mind when going for an fall hike.

6 Easy Ways To Pet Proof Your Car

Our pets can definitely leave their mark on a car's interior. So we've compiled a list of items to help you pet proof your car.

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.

What I Did This Summer: Canine Canoe Adventure in Nova Scotia Part 1

When you're inspired to take your dogs across the country to canoe in one of the most beautiful settings in Canada, a small idea turns into a big reality!

How You Can Protect Pets From Emergencies At Home

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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.

7 Tips For Staying In Hotels With Your Dog

Hotels are catering to pet parents, which allows you to bring your pet with you on vacation. Follow these tips when sharing hotel accommodations with your dog.

What I Did This Summer: Canine Canoe Adventure in Nova Scotia Part 2

He's all packed up and ready to canoe in Nova Scotia with his dogs in tow. Here's what Kevin Roberts did on his Totally Canadian Canine Canoe Adventure!

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.