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Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue!
Probably sprained joint on right front leg.
Join date : 2017-12-01
Location : Winnipeg, Canada
|Subject: Probably sprained joint on right front leg. Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:17 am|| |
I need your help my 6 and a half month girl most likely sprained her right front leg at a shoulder area. But i might be wrong it could be vorser than just sprained joint. Could you recommend me please good pet insurance company that will be afordable and will cover big portion of a treatment! What pet insurances you've been using and you are satisfied with their service. I'm from Canada.
Greatly appreciate any information and/or feedbacks!
Join date : 2016-09-01
Location : Pierre, SD
|Subject: Re: Probably sprained joint on right front leg. Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:28 pm|| |
The injury would be considered a pre-existing condition and wouldn't be covered by insurance. Most insurance plans have waiting periods before they go into effect. So even if you pick a plan today, you may have to wait 30-90 days before the insurance goes into effect. And even after that, any effects from this injury wouldn't be covered.
Basically, you're too late. If you don't see improvement quickly, then a trip to the Vet is likely a good idea. Depending on how bad it is, you may not want to wait to check for improvement, and you may need to take her in right away to get checked out.
Trying to get the insurance now, and wait to get her checked out could cause long term issues if the injury is severe.
As far as pet insurance goes, you'll need someone else to help you out there. I've never done it and don't know much about which companies offer the best plans.
Join date : 2013-12-20
|Subject: Re: Probably sprained joint on right front leg. Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:08 pm|| |
Ditto what Dave says. Additionally, consumer reports doses not recommend pet insurance. Rather, they day, bank the premium every month for a very emergency fund.
Join date : 2013-07-16
|Subject: Re: Probably sprained joint on right front leg. Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:41 am|| |
It would be looked at as a pre-existing condition. I have pet insurance for my Husky and I am glad I have it. For me and I do not mean this disrespectfully but I am not a big fan of Consumer Reports for the last 25 years. The money I pay for premiums have already come back to me. For what's its worth, we use Healthy Paws.
|Subject: Re: Probably sprained joint on right front leg. || |
Probably sprained joint on right front leg.
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