If you’re on the fence about pet insurance plans for dogs, then here’s a disgusting fact that might change your mind:
It’s mosquito season, which means it’s also heartworm season. Unfortunately, it can take six to seven months for the heartworm larvae to lodge in your dog’s heart and lungs, where they grow until they resemble a wriggling, disgusting mass of cooked spaghetti. On average, it will cost a pet owner about $1,000 for a single round of heartworm treatment. That might seem like a lot of money — and for most Americans it is — but it’s just pennies compared to the $13.59 billion Americans spend on veterinary care every year.
In the United States, health insurance companies are about as popular as heartworms. If you’ve ever had your rates raised, coverage dropped, or had crucial he Continue reading