To animal lovers pets are more than just animals, they offer us love, companionship, protection and loyalty! Unfortunately there are times when something unfortunate happens to our pets and we need to make hard decisions. With the rising costs of veterinary bills many people are having to put their pet down which is a devastating experience for any animal lover. Fortunately you can protect yourself (and you pet) from this situation by taking out a pet insurance policy.#1 – Pet insurance can actually save you money. With the rising medical costs associated with animal care it can actually cost more to not have your pet covered. Imagine trying to find $5000+ for a cancer treatment for your dog or cat.#2 – Pet Insurance can actually save your pet. This follows on from number 1 as most people who can’t afford the bill will simply have the pet put down – sad, but true. Health insurance for your pet might actually save its life!#3 – Accidents are covered. Accidents happen all the time and our pets are not immune. There are stories of pets drinking poisonous substances, pets who are badly injured and other such events. A quality health insurance plan for your pet will cover your expenses in these situations and give you peace of mind.#4 – Coverage is easy to get. There is no excuse not to cover your pet because coverage is easy to get from a wide range of providers. In most cases there are no physical exams and a guaranteed acceptance for most pets. There are various different policies to choose from to suit any budget.#5 – For your own peace of mind. Having your pet covered will mean you don’t have to worry if something unfortunate happens.