Insurance For A Pet? Is It Worth The Money?
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GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (April 3, 2014) – Most pet owners treat their dog or cat as a member of the family.  When their pet’s health starts to fail it’s only natural to want to do anything you can to help.

For 11 years Ashley Young and her chocolate lab Bailey, have been inseparable and aside from a little allergy issue the relationship has been problem free.  Recently however, Bailey started to lose his appetite and stopped acting like his normal self.

It wasn’t until this time Young started to wish she had purchased pet insurance for Bailey.

“You don’t hear anyone talk about pet insurance,” said Young.  “It’s car insurance, life insurance, home insurance.”

A week ago, pet insurance never crossed her mind.

“We noticed that he started not to eat, really tired, lethargic,” she said.  “We thought we needed to get him in and get him checked out because this isn’t him.  He’s a spunky dog.”

She took Bailey to the vet and was told her dog needed a $ 900 blood transfusion.  She paid but Bailey’s condition didn’t improve.

When Young spoke with the vets they laid out the worst case scenario, euthanasia.

“I’m like, I hear the word, just the word and I’m like… it’s not an option.  I can’t do it,” she said.

Not wanting to give up on Bailey, Young sought out other options.  She solicited help on Facebook.  A vet tech heard h…………… continues on Fox17

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