Coverage for Genetic & Breed-specific Conditions

Full coverage for genetic conditions is one of the hallmarks of the Embrace Plan.

What is a genetic condition?

A genetic condition is caused by a defect in the underlying genes that are transmitted to a puppy or kitten from its parents. The defect may lead to very noticeable physical evidence that something is wrong. These gene defects run in families and some breeds have many more of them than other breeds, hence the term breed-specific condition.

Why is pet insurance that covers breed-specific conditions important?

Breed-specific conditions can lie dormant for years. When they do show signs it can be very expensive to treat them. An Embrace plan will pay your veterinary bills in the event that your pet develops one.

Treatment for many breed-specific conditions requires corrective surgery and some are also chronic conditions that require ongoing care. Among the most common breed-specific conditions are:

To learn more about breed-specific conditions or any other pet health condition, visit our Pet Health Center.

Does Embrace cover breed-specific conditions?

Yes, all Embrace policies cover breed-specific conditions; you don't have to pay anything extra. It’s important to note that pre-existing conditions are not covered, whether breed-specific or not.