Should you buy pet insurance? | February 14, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Pleasanton Weekly

- February 14, 2014

Should you buy pet insurance?

Policies share many features with human health insurance

by Jason Alderman

One topic I've learned to avoid with new acquaintances until I know them better (along with politics and religion) is where they stand on the treatment of pets. Some people, when their dog gets sick or badly injured, say, "It's an animal, that's just part of the circle of life." Others consider Rover a close family member and would take out a second mortgage to save its life.

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