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Protecting your pet for whatever happens next

Our pets deserve the best, but unexpected vet bills can be costly and stressful. That’s why it’s important to insure our four-legged friends – just in case the worst happens.

Petsurance from PDSA offers a range pet insurance policies that suit every budget. And best of all, every policy sold firstly, is protecting your pet, then it helps the veterinary charity to provide care to help other, less-fortunate pets. Last year, policy holders helped generate the funds needed for the charity to care for almost 7,000 vulnerable pets at one of their Pet Hospitals.

protecting your pet catPDSA understands how important pets are in people’s lives. That’s why for more than 100 years the devoted vets and nurses have provided a lifeline to millions of vulnerable pets that would otherwise suffer in silence.

Petsurance from PDSA policies have been specially selected by the charity’s vets to offer cover that protects your pet and gives you peace of mind. You still use your regular vet, and you also get access to a great range of extra benefits.

Protecting your pet and your pocket

Research from the PDSA Animal Wellbeing Report* found that in the UK there are 3.8 million uninsured dogs and 6.9 million uninsured cats. The top reason given for not insuring was because it costs too much.

Yet if your pet becomes unexpectedly ill, or has an accident, pet insurance can eliminate any worry about the cost so that you can devote your full attention to helping your cherished pet recover, rather than worry about paying a bill which could run into thousands of pounds.

Petsurance from PDSA offers a range of policies to suit your pet’s needs and your budget, including its two ‘Ultimate’ policies, which are 5 star-rated by Defaqto. There’s no need to pay upfront either as you can spread the cost with interest-free monthly payments.

24/7 veterinary advice at the touch of a button

If our pets could talk, life would certainly be a lot easier! Noticing a change in their behaviour can be a worrying time. With Petsurance from PDSA, you can put your mind at ease by picking up the phone and getting expert advice from a team of vet nurses. PDSA petanswer™ is available 24/7, so there’s always help available at the end of the phone, even when your local vet is closed. You can get answers to questions about your pet’s health and wellbeing, from advice about common illnesses, such as vomiting, diarrhoea and skin problems, to help with minor issues including, fleas, exercise and diet. They can also give advice about specific events such as going abroad, disease and poisoning.

To find out more about the other benefits Petsurance from PDSA has to offer, and to get a quote, visit You can also get 10% off** in your first year using code PDSA10.

* PDSA Animal Wellbeing Report 2018. All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov. See

** 10% discount applies on first year only. Minimum premiums apply £68.75 for cats and £94.93 for dogs. Excludes Accident Only policies.

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