50000 pet owners face crippling vet bills after their insurance is axed
News from Daily Mail:

  • Furious owners could have to put their pets to sleep
  • Insurers claim pet cover is unaffordable

By Ruth Lythe

Last updated at 12:03 AM on 4th February 2012

Thousands of pet owners are preparing to pay huge veterinary bills – or face the heartbreaking prospect of having their beloved animals put down – after their insurance policies were axed.

More than 50,000 policyholders with state-owned Lloyds TSB and Halifax have been told they no longer have cover.

Many who have sick cats and dogs will be unable to find pet insurance elsewhere, as other firms will not cover animals that have already been treated.

More than 50,000 policyholders with state-owned Lloyds TSB and Halifax have been told they no longer have cover

Furious pet owners must now fund the veterinary bills themselves – totalling thousands of pounds – or face the painful alternative of putting their animals to sleep.

It is understood insurers are pulling out of the market because they claim it is simply unaffordable to offer pet cover.

Halifax and Lloyds announced that they would stop…………… continues on Daily Mail

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