According to the Association of British Insurers the average pet insurance claim in 2020 was £817.
Vet fees are not standardised in the UK, and can vary from practise to practise with factors such as location, your pet’s age and the severity of the condition all having an influence on the cost.
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How much do vet fees cost?
To give you an idea of what to expect here’s a list of Animal Friends’ average vet fees claims for some of the most common treatments for dogs.
These tables show the average cost of vet fees claims per condition submitted to Animal Friends in 2020. To make this information more specific to your dog we’ve grouped dogs into sizes, ranging from Giant to Miniature.
This is based on the top 10 breeds insured with us per size group, and the 15 most common conditions claimed for by our customers, for each size, in 2020.
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Should I get insurance?
Pet insurance can help protect your pet against unexpected vet fees, should they get ill or be injured. Though you may be unsure if you need pet insurance, it’s worth keeping in mind that vet fees can add up very quickly and your pet may need ongoing treatment and medication.
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