Gift Giving? Give the Gift of PetFirst Pet Insurance

Jeffersonville, Ind. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013

Youve made your gift list for the holidays. Maybe youve even checked it twice. Does your gift list include affordable pet insurance for your familys dog or cat?

Pet insurance is more affordable than most people think. The average monthly premium with PetFirst is around $ 32 or less per month, said Katie Grant, CEO of PetFirst. The insurance provides financial protection from future vet bills, allowing you to save money while protecting your pet all year long.

Based on the monthly premium, the cost for a full year of coverage is less than $ 390. Many of us will spend that and more on some of the top holiday gifts this year such as the new XboxOne, an Apple iPad Mini, or clothes and gift cards for those hard-to-please teenagers.

Many pet parents just try to set money aside to pay for unforeseen vet expenses, said Grant. Those savings can be spent very quickly with just one or two visits to the vet leaving the pet parent in a financial bind when other vet visits are required.

Here are some of the most common accident and illness expenses pet parents are paying across the United States:

Condition and the Average amount claimed

Dermatitis (skin irritation) averages $ 96

Colitis (colon irritation) averages $ 124

UTI (urinary tract infection) averages $ 145

Lacerations averages $ 206

Ear infection averages $ 217

Gastritis (stomach irritation) averages $ 246

Arthritis averages $ 316

Pet cancer (removal and treatment) averages $ 1,089

Foreign body ingestion averages $ 11,000

So as you scurry to finish your holiday shopping, take a few minutes to secure a pet insurance plan that will ensure financial protection through timely reimbursement for veterinary services. Customize a plan and get a quote when you visit

About PetFirst

PetFirst is the fastest growing pet insurer in North America offering easy-to-understand lifelong coverage for dogs and cats. PetFirsts comprehensive coverage is unique in the industry providing simplified policies with coverage for hereditary, chronic and breed-specific conditions with no per diagnosis limits. PetFirst offers pet insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through animal welfare agencies, retailers, employers as well as other partners. PetFirst polices are underwritten by American Alternative Insurance Corporation (Munich Re) which is rated by A.M. Best as A+. Additional services are underwritten by Lloyds. For more information about PetFirst pet insurance, visit or call 877-894-7387.


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