Good news! The Toolkit now includes the latest update to my book "Pet Health Insurance: A Veterinarian's Perspective" - a PDF and EPUB version.
"This book is a valuable resource for both veterinarians and pet owners. The information provided by Dr. Kenney will enhance awareness regarding the costs of veterinary care and help to reduce the detrimental impacts of this issue on veterinarians, pet owners, and our beloved animal companions. Ideally, all veterinarians should provide this book to their clients to empower them to facilitate the best medical care available for their pet's lifetime."
-- Barry Kipperman, DVM, DACVIM - Internal medicine specialist
"As medical insurance for cats and dogs has become more mainstream for responsible loving pet owners in North America, Dr. Kenney's book is an important resource to help pet owners decide which will be the best company to support them throughout the life of their pet."
-- Darryl Rawlings, Founder and CEO - Trupanion Pet Insurance
"As a veterinarian who truly values medically insured pets, I found this to be a very helpful resource for pet owners. It is a great roadmap for owner's to understand the array of products that are available to them and the importance of having their pet medically insured. This would also be a fantastic book for any veterinarian to read who hasn't realized how important it is to protect our ability to practice high-quality medicine in the future when service costs are getting so high and technology is advancing so rapidly."
-- Dr. Heather Steyn, Owner, Advanced Animal Care of Colorado
"There's always been a big disconnect between what veterinary medicine can do for animals to keep them healthy, or even alive, and what it actually does do - largely because of out-of-pocket expense for care. Pet insurance makes it so pet owners can say "yes" to caring for their pet's medical needs rather than have to euthanize them due to money. Dr. Kenney's no-nonsense, impartial guide to pet insurance gives pet owners the information necessary to make an informed decision about life-saving insurance for their pets and lets them know exactly how to go about getting the best policy for their pets."
--Dr. Tony Johnson, DACVECC - board certified emergency and critical care specialist
"Pet insurance is an important part of the financial preparedness plan that I recommend for pet owners. Yet the decision of which company and which plan to go with is rarely a “one size fits all” choice. In his book, Dr. Kenney provides a comprehensive and extremely helpful overview of the pet insurance landscape for pet owners. Kudos to Dr. Kenney for producing a resource that will provide clarity and help answer questions as people explore their pet insurance options."
--Dr. Jason Nicholas, President and Chief Medical Officer, Preventive Vet
This book is a great tool for anyone looking to understand the complexity of insurance in the simplest, step based way. I have no doubt that pet owners will make more informed choices after reading this book.
--Laura Bennett, Founder of Embrace Pet Insurance
About a dozen or so companies offer pet health insurance in the United States. Most people who contact me say it can be overwhelming to choose a company and policy to insure their pet.
The Pet Insurance Toolkit has recommendations you won't find anywhere else when it comes to evaluating pet insurance companies to insure your pet. I go over the factors I believe are most important from my perspective as a veterinarian and also as someone who has covered the pet insurance industry for over a decade. I explain why they should matter to you when purchasing pet insurance. The worksheets are designed to help you narrow down your choices from 15 + companies to a final 2 or 3 companies for consideration.
In my opinion, doing your own research is the best safeguard against making an unwise choice of a company and policy to insure your pet. You simply must understand what you are buying. If you aren't willing to do the research, then this toolkit isn't for you.
Watch the video below as I demonstrate how to use the worksheets in the toolkit. Print the worksheets and manually fill them out as you go through each step.