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Dog insurance

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Defaqto 2017 - 5 Star pet insurance

Defaqto 5 Star rated £10k Lifetime policy

Why choose LV= dog insurance?

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Complementary treatment sessions - Cover if your vet recommends treatment such as acupuncture or hydrotherapy for your pet following an illness or injury.

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Travelling abroad - If you take your dog on holiday and they fall ill, we’ll cover the cost of vet care abroad for countries in the Pet Travel scheme, up to the limit on your policy.

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Holiday cancellation - cover for your lost holiday costs if you have to cancel your holiday because your dog gets lost, stolen or dies.

Dog & puppy insurance policies

We all want to make sure our dog stays healthy and safe, and as part of the family you want to know that they're in good hands when they need it most. Whether you've picked a pedigree or chosen a loveable mongrel, bringing a new puppy or a rescue dog home is an exciting time for you and your family.

Puppies are renowned for being mischievous in their first few years, and while you will do your utmost to keep your dog safe, accidents can happen and you may find yourself taking the newest member of your family to the vet sooner than you expected.

Insuring your dog or puppy with LV= offers you peace of mind that you can avoid unexpected and costly vet bills in the future.

We also have a wide range of pet guides to help you, from learning about owning a dog to caring for older pets , take a look at our helpful guides for you and your canine companion.

Our pet policies explained

Time Limited pet policies

Our Time Limited policies will cover an illness or condition for a maximum of 12 months from the date of the first treatment.

Cover most suited for short-term illnesses and injuries.

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This cover is perfect for when Tigger the Siamese cat has a cut paw. Once this has healed, she can continue to chase squirrels up trees.

Lifetime pet policies

Our Lifetime policies will provide cover for all illnesses or conditions up to the policy limit you choose and refreshes at renewal.

Cover for long-term illness and injuries.

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This cover is perfect for when Eddie the Beagle is diagnosed with diabetes and may need a lot of extra vet care for the rest of his life.

Find out more about Time limited and Lifetime policies

Cover for up to 5 pets on a policy

Cover for your cat, from 8 week old kittens to older cats

You can also get a pet quote by calling us on 0800 022 3906

Lines are open : 8am - 8pm Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm Saturday

Calls may be recorded For Text Phone, first dial 18001

Buying LV= pet insurance is quick and easy

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Policy documents

These documents are for new policies.

Pet Insurance Policy Document (PDF 466KB)

Pet Insurance Policy Summary (PDF 67KB)