Pet insurance may save money, but owners should do homework

According to the AVMA, U.S. dog owners spent $19.1 billion on canine health care in 2011 and cat owners spent $7.4 billion, but only 6% of dog owners and 3% of cat owners have health insurance coverage for their animals. “[Pet] insurance is so inexpensive that it is crazy to not have it,” said Tobi Kosanke, who has a variety of animals covered including parrots and geese. -More-

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