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Only one percent of Americans currently insure their pets, but pet insurance has been popular in Europe for many decades. Here are some more quick and interesting pet insurance facts:
• Pet health insurance has been available in the United States since the early 1980s.
• Some companies offer protection worldwide, in case you travel with your pet.
• Accident coverage begins the same day you sign up for most plans.
• Some breed specific issues are not covered by many plans.
• You can choose to cover your pet only for accidents, or for accidents and illness.
• Pet health insurance is far less expensive than using veterinarian loan plans that many vets now offer.