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Pet Insurance 101

Does Fetch Pet Insurance cover emergency care?

No one ever wants their pet to go through a health emergency, like an unexpected injury or illness. It’s scary, but it happens. As a loving pet parent, you already know that if you think your cat or dog is sick, it’s always best to take them to the vet — don’t wait to see if things improve. After all, being proactive in your pet’s health is one of the best things you can do for your pets. But what if your pet gets sick when your vet’s office is closed? This is when you can rely on the help of 24-hour emergency animal hospitals and specialty clinics. 

This emergency care is high-quality, but it can be expensive. You may be wondering, does pet insurance cover emergency visits? You’ll be glad to hear that Fetch Pet Insurance does cover emergency clinics. Fetch is here to help cover the costs and help your pet live their happiest, healthiest life. 

Emergency pet insurance

Taking your pet to an emergency animal hospital can be nerve-wracking, but rest assured that your pet will be in the good hands of highly specialized vets. Emergency visits can be more costly than your average trip to the vet, but with Fetch Pet Insurance, you’ll get comprehensive coverage that includes emergency clinics and specialists.That means you can focus on giving your pet the best care possible, and enjoy the peace of mind from knowing Fetch is there.

Types of emergency pet care

It goes without saying that you do everything you can to keep your pet safe, but accidents can happen even under the watch of the most vigilant pet parents. From swallowing socks to developing a food allergy, there are many ways your pet could get injured or sick — and you can stay prepared with Fetch Pet Insurance, which pays back up to 90% of unexpected vet bills. Whether you need emergency dog insurance or emergency cat insurance (or both), Fetch Pet Insurance helps you stay prepared for the unexpected and get your pet the necessary care.

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), other common pet emergencies include seizures, heatstroke, choking, eye injuries, fractured bones, lameness, severe anxiety, unconsciousness and the inability to urinate. These injuries and illnesses can be scary, but they are covered with Fetch Pet Insurance – so your vet bills won’t add to your stress.

Emergency pet care cost

From pre-anesthetic blood work to advanced imaging, urgent care often means a full evaluation to understand and treat quickly and effectively. Even after your pet has received the necessary treatment, they may require meds and therapy to make a full recovery. With the right pet insurance provider (like Fetch), you’ll get paid back up to 90% for both of these costs. 

Before choosing a pet insurance policy, familiarize yourself with what will be covered for your dog or cat. With Fetch Pet Insurance, you can take your pet to any licensed vet in the U.S. or Canada and get coverage for emergency clinics. It’s just one more way we try to help you focus on what’s important – getting your pet the care they need as soon as possible.

The Dig, Fetch's expert-backed editorial, answers all of the questions you forget to ask your vet or are too embarrassed to ask at the dog park. We help make sure you and your best friend have more good days, but we’re there on bad days, too.

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