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Every Dog and Cat Deserves the Pet Insurance of Champions

Get prize-winning care for your pets.

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America’s Best Insurance Companies

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Best Pet Insurance for Pre-Existing Conditions

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Best for pets with pre-existing conditions
May 2023

Find the Perfect Plan
for Your Pet

How Pet Insurance Works

Select coverage options that meet your needs and budget.

  • Pay Your Vet

    Visit any licensed vet, specialist or emergency clinic and pay your bill.

  • File a Claim

    Submit via mail, email, fax, or app—whatever is easiest for you.

  • Get Reimbursed

    Eligible expenses are repaid by check or direct deposit into your bank account.


They Trust You. You Trust Us.

AKC Pet Insurance offers award-winning pet insurance for dogs and cats of all ages and breeds.

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    Partner of the AKC Since 2003

    The American Kennel Club is the world’s largest and most highly regarded dog registry—dedicated to advancing canine health and well-being, responsible dog ownership, and canine sports.

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    Pre-Existing Condition Coverage*

    AKC Pet Insurance offers the industry’s best pre-existing condition coverage for curable and incurable conditions after 365 days of continuous coverage.

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    24/7 Veterinary Support

    Questions on whether your pet’s symptoms require a trip to the vet don’t always happen during regular veterinary office hours.

*Not available in all states. Pre-existing condition coverage available after 365 days of continuous coverage. “Only brand“ refers to comparison with 5 pet insurance carriers making up approximately 80% of the US pet insurance market (Nationwide, ASPCA, Trupanion, HealthyPaws and PetPlan).

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Different Breeds
Have Different Needs

Pick a plan that’s best for you and your champion.

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Welcome to the Family

Whether you are an experienced breeder or thinking about breeding for the first time, adding pet insurance that covers breeding costs to your AKC Pet Insurance Accident and Illness plan can help provide you with peace of mind in the event of an unexpected emergency.

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    Breeding Preparedness

    Prepare for unexpected complications of breeding, pregnancy, whelping, and nursing.

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    Emergency Coverage

    Get coverage for emergency c-section, eclampsia, gestational diabetes, and more.

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    Flexible Coverage Options

    Plans are flexible and affordable. No need to stay covered when you’re not breeding.

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