When a person owns a pet it is a huge responsibility that they are undertaking. For some people the responsibility is coming from the food they have to purchase, but for others it is going to come from the expensive medical treatment that pets need from time to time. However, to help offset that cost a person should be aware of the positives of having pet insurance.

One positive of having this is that the cost is extremely low for the amount of coverage they get. When comparing the cost of these plans to the plans that a person would be carrying they can notice the difference is going to be extreme in cost. However, the amount of coverage that a person receives is going to be high in relation to the cost.

Another positive that can be found is that some of these coverages are going to pay for almost all of the shots that a pet needs. Keeping a pet up to date on shots is a great way to prevent them from getting sick, but it can also be costly for some people. With some of these coverages they could see that they will pay for most if not all of the shots.

Something else is that these are becoming increasingly popular with veterinary medicine doctors. So rather than having to hunt for days to weeks on end or drive from one end of the planet to the other a person can easily find a doctor that accepts the coverage.

At times a person may be worried about how much of a deductible they need to pay before the coverage picks up. However, with these plans a person can see that the amount they are going to pay is relatively small in comparison to the cost that they pay for themselves.

A person may find that the coverage may offer discounts for keeping up to date on the shots. However, a person needs to determine this before they assume that is going to be the case. If one of these is present though it can help encourage a person to maintain the shots to maintain that discount.

Depending on the plan that a person chooses a they could find that it offers help on paying for the medications that a pet needs. Some of these medications can be rather expensive which could leave a person trying to decide if they wanted to provide them for the pet they love or if they should make them go without. However, if a person picks the proper plan they can afford the medication because of the help in paying for them.

Check out some great recipes:

Classic Canine Cookies

Classic Canine Cookies 4 cups whole wheat flour 1/4 cup cornmeal 1/4 cup cooked rice 1 egg 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Juice from a small orange 1 2/3 cups water Mix all ingredients together well. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead. Roll... [Read more]

Dog Biscuits #4

Dog Biscuits #4 2 3/4 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 cup powdered milk 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 egg 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 tablespoons water — (8 to 10) 2 jars Babyfood, Meat, Beef, Strained — *see Note Mix all ingredients... [Read more]

Chow Chow Chicken

Ingredients: 2 chicken pieces (breats, thighs, whatever’s preferable) 3 carrots, peeled and cut in half 1 stick celery, sliced into chunks 2 small potaotes, peeled & cubed 2 cups rice, uncooked Directions: Place chicken pieces in large pot. Cover... [Read more]

Canine Meat and Grain Menu

Canine Meat and Grain Menu 2 cups cooked brown rice 2/3 cup Lean beef 2 teaspoons lard — or veggie oil 1/4 cup vegetables — no onion* Supplements Mix the above. You can cook the meat if you want to, use your judgment. Serve slightly warm.*For... [Read more]

Bone Bonanza

Bone Bonanza 1/2 pound ground beef — uncooked 1/4 cup chicken broth 1/3 cup black beans, cooked — mashed 1/3 cup cottage cheese 1 teaspoon soy sauce Combine ground meat and chicken broth in a bowl. Add the black beans and cottage cheese. Add... [Read more]

Breath Busters Biscuits

Breath Busters Biscuits 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1 1/2 cups Bisquick ® baking mix 1/2 cup mint leaves — loosely packed 1/4 cup milk 4 tablespoons margarine1 egg 1 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup — or corn syrup Combine all ingredients in... [Read more]

Dog Powder Mix

Dog Powder Mix 1 cup brewer’s yeast 1 cup bone meal 1/2 cup kelp powder 1/2 cup alfalfa powder Mix well add to air-tight container. Keep in freezer if desired add one tablespoon to dogs food each day.  Read More →

Canine Carrot Cookies

Canine Carrot Cookies 2 cups carrots — boiled and pureed 2 eggs 2 tablespoons garlic — minced 2 cups unbleached flour — *see Note 1 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup wheat germ *or rice flour or rye flour. Combine carrots, eggs and garlic. Mix... [Read more]

Biscuits For Dogs

Biscuits For Dogs 1 cup oatmeal — uncooked 1/3 cup margarine 1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules 5 1/2 cups hot water 1 tablespoon garlic powder — optional 3/4 cup powdered milk 3/4 cup cornmeal 3 cups whole wheat flour 1 whole egg —... [Read more]

Bacon Bits for Dogs

Bacon Bits for Dogs 6 slices cooked bacon — crumbled 4 eggs — well beaten 1/8 cup bacon grease 1 cup water 1/2 cup powdered milk — non-fat 2 cup graham flour 2 cup wheat germ 1/2 cup cornmeal Mix ingredients with a strong spoon; drop... [Read more]