There is insurance for your pet and here are some reasons to consider it
According to figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, 57 out of 100 Mexican households have a pet.
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July 21, 2021
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In many Mexican families, pets are like one more member of these . According to the figures of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) , 57 out of 100 Mexican households have a pet. Dogs, according to this report, make up 85% of the pets that are found in homes across our country.
July 21 is World Dog Day and, in this context, it is important to remember the importance these animals have in our lives and how we can protect them.
“There are financial products, like insurance, that can help us protect our pets in the event of the unexpected. These products can cover health complications or expenses for any damage that our pet has caused to a hairdresser, ”points out Iván Hernández, co-founder and product manager at Coru.
In the market, there are insurance policies that can protect your economy in an emergency. According to Coru, here are the reasons why it is worth buying insurance for your hairy:
- Take care of your health . Getting insurance for your pet can be a relief. This product covers you in the event of your pet’s health problem. In general, this type of insurance covers medical costs resulting from accidents or non-preventable illnesses. There are policies in which coverage can also include a vaccination plan, medical care over the phone, and veterinary advice.
- Damage to third parties . With this type of product, you protect yourself against the possibility of your dog causing accidental damage to property, another pet, or a person. For example, insurance can cover medical bills and care needed by someone who has been in an accident with your pet. These products are designed so that you only have to worry about the health of your best friend.
- In the worst of situations . Pet insurance helps you at a bad time for you and your family, such as the death of your pet or their sacrifice in an accident. In the event of death, the insurance can cover part of the funeral costs or even pay compensation.
- Protection in case of theft or loss . This is a situation that no one wants to experience with their pets, but it can be a possibility. In the event that your dog or cat is lost, there are insurance companies that provide legal advice and in some cases they may also pay compensation.
What pet insurance is there?
In the Mexican market, there are several options to protect your pets. Here are some of the more important options:
Animal insurance – BBVA Bancomer . With this insurance you can get benefits such as aesthetics for your dog or cat, coverage up to 10,000 pesos for third party damage, the cost of a vaccine per year, medical advice and veterinary service. at home or in the office. To access this insurance, your pet must be a domestic dog or cat and be between 6 months and 9 years old. This insurance is renewed annually until the animal is 12 years old. At any time, it can be canceled.
Animal insurance – Mapfre . This insurance covers medical costs due to a non-avoidable accident or illness, funeral costs, cover in the event of damage to third parties, search costs in the event of loss, in the event of death or forced sacrifice, among others. To access this insurance, your animal must be between 6 months and 7 years old, in addition to having a valid vaccination record, dewormed and photo at the time of hiring.
Pet insurance – Sura . This insurance covers the costs of damage to third parties in the event of attack, bite and material damage. It also covers veterinary costs and medicines. In case of loss or theft of your animal, Sura undertakes to help you find it. This policy also covers funeral expenses and the application of euthanasia. Grooming, bathing and dog walking services are other benefits.