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Pet insurance

Compare cover for the furriest member of your family


  • Get cover for your cat or dog from as little as £2.98**
  • Got more than one cat or dog? You can cover multiple pets at the same time!
  • Protect your pet from expensive vet bills and boarding fees

**Prices based on a moggie, aged 2, no known medical conditions, neutered, up to date with vaccinations, not microchipped and based in the CF10 4BT postcode region. Prices correct on 27/02/2014 on Confused.com


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What is pet insurance?

A policy specifically for your cat or dog, it protects the furriest (and arguably most adorable) member of your family. It could help you to avoid unexpected and costly vet bills and ensure your cuddly companion is looked after when they need it most.

Policies could include cover for:

  • Accidents and injuries
  • Unexpected illnesses
  • Third party liability – should your moggie or doggy cause injury to another person or damage to their property
  • Advertising and reward – if your cat or dog goes missing
  • Boarding fees – if you are taken into hospital and there's no one to look after your cat or dog

Depending on the insurer, some pet policies might exclude:

  • Any preventative, non-essential treatments or tests such as neutering
  • Dental treatment
  • Treatments or operations for pre-existing conditions

Why do I need it?

If nothing else, having cover in place could give you peace of mind in the knowledge that your cat or dog could be covered for injury or illness. The average vet bill now costs around £300, according to the Association of British Insurers, and some complex treatments can cost up to £4,000.

Our pets are an extension of the family; they can be adorable, cute and funny, and they're also the protectors of our home. There is no NHS for cats and dogs, so finding the right cover for them ensures that vet bills are less of a problem.

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Want to learn more about the different types of policies?

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Enjoy a discount of up to 10% when covering more than one animal

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Comparing policies - where to start

You'll be able to get a range of quotes in just a few minutes, but to speed up the process a little, here are few things you might need to know beforehand:

  • Your animal's name, breed and pedigree, gender and date of birth (if you've not thought up a name for them yet, take a look at our pet name generator)
  • Whether or not their vaccinations are up to date - take a look at our vaccinations guide for more information
  • Have they been neutered?
  • Have they been microchipped? Be aware that all dogs in England must be microchipped by 6 April 2016

Why compare pet insurance quotes with Confused.com?

At Confused.com, we want to make it easy for you to find the right policy to protect your furry friends. You could cover them in just a few clicks.

We compare pet insurance policies from the top UK providers including big brands like John Lewis, Green Insurance and Legal and General so all you need to do is pick the one to suit you and your pet’s needs.

We also have a range of helpful guides to help you get the most out of your policy.

Confused.com’s Pet insurance cover is provided by theIdol.com. theidol.com is a trading style of Investment Discounts On-Line Ltd and is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office; 3 Mason Court, Gillan Way, Penrith 40 Business Park, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 9GR. Registered in England no: 04231834