Some facts about pet care • 62% of U.S. households have pets • Average annual spend: $2,000 • More than vision, dental and chiropractic combined • Pet care costs growing 7%-9% annually • 94% of pet owners take their pet for regular veterinary checkups
Some facts about pet owners More and more families view Buster & Fluffy as members of the family
When asked, “Who listens to you best?” 45% choose their pet, while 30% choose their spouse or significant other. *American Animal Hospital Association Pet Owner Survey
82% think of their pet more than once while they are away from him or her during the day. *American Animal Hospital Association Pet Owner Survey
93% are likely to risk their own life for their pet. *American Animal Hospital Association Pet Owner Survey
If they were deserted on an island and could choose only one companion, 50% would pick a dog or cat rather than a human. *American Animal Hospital Association Pet Owner Survey
Pet Assure Target Demographics • Female • Pet ownership in US is 48% male; 52% female • Pet caretakers are 27% male; 73% female • Earning less than $90,000 a year • 25-55 years old
Client Examples • Hospitals and other healthcare facilities • Corporations with large office staffs • Associations that have a high percentage of women or families
Why Should The Employer/Association Offer Pet Assure? • Great value that’s easy to understand. Members save $100-$400 annually • Risk-free to the director/manager– no fine print • Completes their lifestyle benefit package. Pets are beloved family members It makes them heroes!
According to a recent CNBC survey, pet benefits are the third-most requested voluntary benefit. You can be the one to fill that need.
Routine Care and Annual Exams Illness and Injury Treatment Elective & Emergency Surgery Dental Care Hospitalization Spaying and Neutering Shot and Vaccinations Blood Work and X-Rays Congenital Conditions Cancer Coverage Members save 25% on ALL in-house medical services at participating veterinarians. Including:
How it works • Pet Assure is not insurance • Network veterinarians simply provide a 25% discount at the time of service • No claim forms to fill out or waiting for reimbursements Pet Assure has over 3,000 network veterinarians in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
Summary - Advantages of Pet Assure • Everything is covered • Any type (dog, cat, horse, rabbit, shark, ferret, etc.) • Any breed • Any and every medical service • Unlimited savings - no per incident or annual limits • Members save $100-$400 a year
Additional Savings • Retail: 5-35% savings on pet products and supplies • Service: 10-35% savings on pet services such as boarding, grooming and training
FAQs • How does Pet Assure compare with pet insurance? • Is Pet Assure insurance? • My veterinarian is not on your list. Can I refer my veterinarian?
How does Pet Assure compare with pet insurance? • Coverage • Savings • Exclusions and Limitations • Claim Forms and Reimbursement • Deductibles & Maximums
Compare Pet Assure to pet insurance: Coverage • Pet Assure: 25% veterinary savings plus retail discounts • Pet insurance: 50%-90% coverage after deductibles
Compare Pet Assure to pet insurance: Savings • Pet Assure: $100-$400 annually (average) • Pet insurance: 50%-60% of annual policy cost (average)
Compare Pet Assure to pet insurance: Exclusions and limitations • Pet Assure: Every medical procedure on every pet is covered, even for pre-existing conditions • Pet insurance: Limited or no coverage for many common conditions
Compare Pet Assure to pet insurance: Claim forms and reimbursement • Pet Assure: No claim forms; discount is applied at time of service • Pet insurance: Client must pay in full at the time of service, file a claim and, if insurer approves the claim, receives reimbursement after 3-6 weeks
Compare Pet Assure to pet insurance:Deductibles & maximums • Pet Assure: None • Pet insurance: Per incident, annual, and/or lifetime
Is Pet Assure insurance? No! Pet Assure is a low-cost alternative to pet insurance.
My veterinarian is not on your list. Can I refer my veterinarian? Yes. Simply visit our website or call our customer service at 888-789-7387.