The cost of living is higher in the New Jersey compared to other areas in the country, and the vet bills are no exception. A pet wellness visit at a New Jersey vet can average around $200. And, that does not include any extra costs, like blood work or x -rays. Pet insurance is a great way to offset these costs when your pet is faced with an unexpected accident or illness.
Here are some of the most common worries and claims from our New Jersey pet parents:
Black-legged ticks, lone star ticks, American dog ticks and brown ticks all call New Jersey home. Lucky you! Lyme disease is most often transmitted by the black-legged ticks. Many of our pet parents in New Jersey take advantage of our add-on Wellness Rewards to help budget for and cover the costs of preventatives like flea and tick medications.
New Jersey often experiences higher instances of canine influenza. Severely affected dogs usually need hospitalization with IV fluids, medications to help them breathe, and oxygen supplementation. If your veterinarian suspects that a bacterial infection has also occurred, your dog may be prescribed antibiotics as well. This contagious respiratory disease in dogs can be preventable with a vaccine.
Unexpected accidents lurk just around the corner – from slipping on ice, ingesting something toxic, or an injury from running with the big dogs at the park. You certainly can’t plan for the unexpected, but you can always be prepared with pet insurance.
Husky Pup Timber from Linden, NJ
Vet Bills: $1,403
Embrace Reimbursed: $811.95
"Embrace was just wonderful in helping cover the costs of Timber's surgery as well as several post-op check-ups."
Bauer the Lab from Mount Laurel, NJ
Vet Bills: $4,940
Embrace Reimbursed: $3,754.70
"Having Embrace has taken a huge pressure away from this situation- as the cost of pet medical bills is always a heavy burden. But now, all our energies can be spent not worrying about paying the bills, but more importantly- on getting Bauer back on his feet again."
Cadence the Pug from New Jersey
Vet Bills: $3,740
Embrace Reimbursed: $3,247.75
"Embrace has absolutely outstanding customer service and has promptly taken care of all my claims through Cadence's ordeal. I can't recommend them enough to anyone who is looking to have insurance for their pet."
Personalize a policy for your best bud (and budget) by picking your deductible, your annual maximum, and your reimbursement percentage. The cost of a pet insurance policy varies by breed, Zip Code, and a few additional factors.
Below are a few estimates to give you a better idea of what pet insurance might cost in New Jersey.
|Dog||Mixed Breed||1||$30-$40 per month|
|Dog||Golden Retriever||3||$35-$45 per month|
|Dog||Labrador Retriever||5||$45-$55 per month|
|Cat||Domestic Shorthair||3||$20-$25 per month|
Estimates based on quotes by Embrace Pet Insurance
Embrace’s comprehensive pet insurance covers accidents, injuries, illnesses, and a whole lot of ruff stuff. (We even cover exam fees!) Details of our coverage can be found here.
Dental Accidents and Illnesses
Consultations & Tests
Accidents & Injuries
Procedures & Treatments
& So Much More
What’s Not Covered?
While no pet insurance covers pre-existing conditions – Embrace included – we do distinguish between curable and incurable pre-existing conditions and cover curable conditions after your pet is symptom- and treatment-free for 12 months.
We also do not cover cosmetic procedures (declawing, ear cropping, tail docking, etc.), breeding and whelping, DNA testing, or cloning.
For routine and preventative care, we offer a flexible Wellness Rewards plan, which is the purrfect complement to your insurance policy.
We make the claims process so easy your pet could practically do it. Get an itemized invoice and the diagnosis from your vet and take a picture to submit. That's all you need when you submit your claim via your MyEmbrace customer account – because who has time to print and fax or snail mail? Voila. You’re done!
We even offer direct deposit so you can get reimbursed quicker.