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Healthy Pets Insurance - Company Information

Healthy Pets Insurance was founded in 1996 by Mark Effenberg, who remains at the helm as Chief Executive of a pet-loving business insuring the UKs cats and dogs. Today, Healthy Pets, which was founded before Google, is an established participant in the £1 billion-plus UK pet insurance market.

Mark has always been a dog owner, and it was his experiences as a "pet parent" back in the mid-1990s that caused him to establish Healthy Pets Insurance - for the simple reason that he could not find an insurer at the time who truly understood the bond between a dog and its owner, and, speaking to friends, he found it was much the case with cats too.

Decades on, the fact that we are a leader in online insurance and know how pet owners think gives Healthy Pets Insurance, as of 2017 part of the Ardonagh Group of companies, a distinct advantage. We talk cats and dogs, and we truly understand that pets really are members of the family.

Being internet-based with a team of understanding pet specialists available over the phone, means we can offer high-quality cover at more than competitive prices.

Because we are efficient, agile and specialist, and we know pets and their needs from our own experience, Healthy Pets has one of the highest renewal rates in the pet insurance industry because, in our view, whether it's the opening contact or dealing with a complex claim, we know how important it is not just to hear our customers, but to listen to every woof and meow.

We know how important your Pet is to you.

This is how we work and offer cover: Healthy Pets Bronze, Silver and Gold cover will keep paying out until you reach the monetary limit of your policy, providing, of course, payments are kept up to date and renewed each year. We offer up to £7,500 per illness or injury.


Our Accident Only cover takes care of claims involving precisely that: accidents only.

Our re-instatement policies will re-instate themselves each year to ensure cover for ongoing conditions such as diabities that started once you had the policy.

So, any questions, we're happy to help

Healthy Pets is 100% underwritten. Premiums are competitive and clients are looked after by friendly pet-owning staff, specialising in Dog Insurance, Cat Insurance, Kitten Insurance and Puppy Insurance.

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How do we compare?
Medium Crossbreed 0yr, Male, Neutered, pp £50
Healthy Pets Gold
Max Benefit
Pet Emporium
Max Benefit
Max Benefit
Tesco Extra
Max Benefit
Healthy Pets Pet Insurance
With a Maximum Benefit of £7500.

Data taken online 19/08/2020. Postcode used GU32 3QF
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