Dog Insurance from as little as €8.33* per month!

* online price based on Essential Cover for 2 year old Irish Terrier.
The policy was worth every penny. The hip medication that I was able to afford because I had the insurance gave him a couple extra years of active life.
Lauren - PetInsurance.ie Customer - 9thth April 2020
 

Pet Insurance for Dogs

If your dog is already part of the family, having Pet Insurance can give you the peace of mind that, if they fall ill or get injured in an accident, you have the help to pay the vet bills and bring your loved one back on their feet as soon as possible.

With PetInsurance.ie, you also get cover for third party liability and, depending on the cover level selected, it may include cover for emergency boarding kennel or cattery fees, advertising & reward costs, theft or straying and accidental death. Optional overseas travel cover is also available on Premier and Premier Plus cover for an affordable price.

Get a Quote today and stop worrying about the costs to keep your dog healthy. We offer Pet Insurance for dogs all over Ireland.

Why Choose Us?
  • Now Accepting Pets up to 6 Years
  • Lifetime Cover Available
  • Award Winning Insurance Provider
  • Multi-Pet discount  **
  • We Can/Will Pay Vets Directly
  • Choice of 3 Cover Levels
  • Easy Claims Process
  • 24/7 Vet Helpline
  •     ** may be subject to minimum premiums

Frequently Asked Questions

  • → What is Dog Insurance?

    Depending on the cover level selected, Dog Insurance can help cover the cost of unexpected vet treatment costs in the event that your dog falls ill or has an accident. It may also cover if the pet dies from an accident or if it is lost or stolen.

  • → Do I need Pet Insurance for my dog?

    The cost for vet treatment is increasing as more treatments become available which help our pets to recover quicker and live longer and healthier lives. Depending on the cover level selected, having Pet Insurance for dogs can help to cover these costs in the event that your pet falls ill or has an accident.

  • → How much is Pet Insurance for dogs?

    There are a number of factors which will impact the cost of Pet Insurance for your dog, this will include such things as the age, breed and sex of your dog as well as where you live. Petinsurance.ie offers different cover levels so that you can choose the cover that fits your budget and needs.

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    • → What does Dog Insurance cover?

      Depending on the cover level selected, Dog Insurance can cover accidents and/or illnesses which your pet may suffer. A lot of insurances will also offer other benefits such as Third Party Liability, Accidental Death benefit, Advertising & Reward, and even Optional Cover for traveling with your dog in Europe.

    • → What does Dog Insurance not cover?

      Dog Insurance will not cover ongoing regular healthcare such as vaccinations, annual check-ups and dental cleaning. Most insurances will also not cover any injuries or illnesses which your dog suffered from before the policy was taken out, including pre-existing chronic and reoccurring conditions such as ear infections. Please refer to the policy wording for full terms, conditions and exclusions.

    • → Which is the best Pet Insurance cover for dogs?

      It is important to research the different cover levels available to find the one that best suits your needs and budget. Things to consider are if you want cover just for accidents or if you would also like cover for illnesses. It is also important to know if you want conditions to be covered only for a short time such as 12 months (Time Limited policy) or if you want them to be covered year after year in which case you would want a Lifetime policy.

    • → Can I get Pet Insurance for an older dog?

      We can provide insurance for dogs aged six years and under. Once a policy is taken out, our insurer will continue to offer renewal for your dog no matter the age providing there is no lapse in cover.

    • → Can I get Pet Insurance for a puppy?

      Absolutely, we can offer Pet Insurance quotes for puppies aged 8 weeks and older.

    • → Can I insure a rescue dog?

      Absolutely, we offer Pet Insurance for rescue dogs. Please ensure you discuss with the rescue group any medical conditions your new dog may already have as anything pre-existing would not be covered under the insurance. It is important to read through the terms and conditions of the cover.

    • → How to keep my dog healthy?

      Responsible pet ownership is key, keeping your dog active and healthy will benefit it for years to come. Taking your dog for an annual check-up and vaccinations can help ensure that your pet will stay healthy and any concerns caught early. We also have an exclusive 24-7 vet helpline which is free for all of our pet insurance customers. The vet nurses can help answer any questions that you may have about your dog.

    • → Can I get a Multi Dog Insurance policy?

      Yes, we can offer up to 10% discount for insuring more than one pet. Each dog will have its own policy number and all policies can be viewed through our online portal where you can also manage your payments and download your documents.

You can count on a 24/7 helpline for emergencies, so you have the assistance you need any time of the day.
 

Compare Dog Insurance Cover Levels

  • Injury Only, Time Limited from €8.33* per monthGet a Quote
    * online price based on a 2 year old Irish Terrier

Your pet will be covered up to the vet fee limit for all covered accidental injuries per policy year. Cover for each injury will continue for a maximum of 12 months from the date which the injury occurred, as long as you have paid the premium to keep the insurance in force. Once the time limit is reached for an injury, there will be no more cover for it. There is no cover for illness under this type of cover.


  •   Veterinary Fees
  •   Third-Party Liability (Dogs Only)
  • Illness & Injury, Time Limited from €12.85* per monthGet a Quote
    * online price based on a 2 year old Irish Terrier

Your pet will be covered up to the vet fee limit for all covered illnesses and injuries per policy year. Cover for each condition will continue for a maximum of 12 months from the date which the condition first occurred or started showing clinical signs, as long as you have paid the premium to keep the insurance in force. Once the time limit is reached for a condition, there will be no more cover for it.


  •   Veterinary Fees
  •   Third-Party Liability (Dogs Only)
  •   Accidental Death
  •   Emergency Boarding Kennel or Cattery Fees
  •   Theft or Straying
  •   Holiday Cancellation
  •   Lost & Found Ads
  •   Optional Overseas Travel Cover
  • Illness & Injury, Lifetime from €15.47* per monthGet a Quote
    * online price based on a 2 year old Jack Russell

Your pet will be covered up to the vet fee limit for all covered illnesses and injuries per policy year. As long as you have paid the premium to keep the insurance in force, cover will reinstate at renewal and all eligible conditions will continue to be covered up to the vet fee limit.


  •   Veterinary Fees
  •   Lifetime Cover
  •   Third-Party Liability (Dogs Only)
  •   Accidental Death
  •   Emergency Boarding Kennel or Cattery Fees
  •   Theft or Straying
  •   Holiday Cancellation
  •   Lost & Found Ads
  •   Optional Overseas Travel Cover

If you've got more than one cat or dog, you might want to consider a multi-pet policy **. You could cover multiple pets at the same time, qualify up to 10% discount and have all of your documents in one place!

** may be subject to minimum premiums