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Pet insurance made easy - Glossary

Our glossary will help you to understand some of the commonly used phrases within pet insurance.

Waiting period

Most pet insurance companies will have a waiting period between the policy start date and when your pet is covered for accidents and/or illnesses. This is to ensure coverage is for new injuries or conditions, not for problems that have already developed (pre-existing conditions).

With Animal Friends policies, you will not be covered for accidents within the first 5 days or illnesses starting within the first 14 days of your policy start date.

Check out our full glossary to make pet insurance easier to understand.