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Pet insurance growing, but read the fine print

Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By Donalee Moulton

Fido is not feeling well. For many pet owners, that reality brings with it much more than concern for the four-footed member of their family. Vet bills, medications and follow-up care can be very expensive, often running into the thousands of dollars. Many animal lovers are turning to pet insurance for medical coverage and peace of mind.

Most insurance packages provide coverage for a combination of accidents, illness and preventive wellness, such as an annual visit to the veterinarian. “What is usually covered are not extraordinary...