Pet insurance

From queasy kittens to poorly puppies, our pet insurance has your cats and dogs covered 
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Why choose LV= pet insurance?

We're here when your cats and dogs need more than a little TLC

Good price, and we've had very good experiences when claiming on previous LV pet insurance
  • Get a 10% discount when you buy online
  • Free 24/7 access to online vets 
    We’ve teamed up with FirstVet to offer you free 24/7 video consultations with qualified vets. Find out more. 
  • We pay out on 96% of claims*
    *96.41% of pet claims paid between 1 Jan and 31 Dec ‘19
  • £10,000 Vet fees
    For illness and injury, we cover up to £10,000 per year with our Lifetime pet cover
  • Choose between Lifetime and Time Limited cover
    Our £10K Lifetime pet policy is Defaqto 5 star rated
  • Lost pet? 
    We'll reimburse you for up to £1,500 to advertise for your missing cat or dog; including up to £500 that can be used for a reward
  • Vet finder helpline
    Away from home and need help? Our Vet Finder helpline connects you with vets wherever you are
  • Third party liability
    Our pet policies offer you up to £2million third party liability cover for costs and compensation if your dog has injured someone, or caused damage to someone's property
 
Good price, and we've had very good experiences when claiming on previous LV pet insurance

Cover Options

Not sure what cover your pet needs? Here are two options to get your teeth into

Lifetime

Our Lifetime policies will provide cover for all illnesses or conditions that occur in the policy year, up to the policy limit you choose. The policy limit is then refreshed and applied again at renewal, so you know your furry family member is always covered, provided you remain insured with us. This is reassuring if your pet has a long-term illness or injury

Time Limited

Our Time limited pet policies will cover an illness or condition for a maximum of 12 months from the date of the first treatment up to the limit you choose. This cover is most suited for short-term illnesses and injuries 

More about LV= pet insurance

Multi pet cover

More than one in your pack? We'll cover the whole gang 

What info do I need to get a pet insurance quote?

For a quicker quote, make sure you've got all of this to hand:

  1. Pet details – personal details about your pet including their breed, age and how much you paid/donated for them.   
  2. Pet medical history – If they’ve been neutered or spayed.
  3. Eligibility – to make sure we can insure you, your pet must live with you and have seen a vet within the last 12 months. 

At LV=, we want to help you to find the right pet insurance at the best price. Just because you may find it cheaper elsewhere, it may not necessarily provide you with everything you need. 

 

What factors can affect the price I pay?

Many factors affect the price you pay for your pet insurance. Remember, sometimes the cheapest pet insurance may not offer the most comprehensive cover. Here's what we take into account: 

  • Your pet’s breed. The breed of your pet will impact the price of your insurance. 
  • Your dog or cat's age. The cost of insuring your pet will go up as they get older. 
  • Your pet’s gender. Normally, you will pay more for your pet insurance if you have a male cat or dog.
  • Liability. As the cost of liability claims increase, prices have to go up to cover these costs.
  • Where you live. Areas with typically higher treatment and medication will have a bearing on the cost of your pet insurance. 
  • Advances in medical treatment. With so many developments in human medicine and complementary therapies, it means the cost of treating cats and dogs is going up.
  • Changes in legislation. Insurance companies have no say on how much tax is charged on each policy. The government sets the rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT).
 

awards and recognition 

Our pet insurance comes highly recommended 

  • Defaqto 5 Star Rated £10k Lifetime policy

Now sit back, relax and start your quote