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Banfield Wellness Plans

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Introduction

Banfield Pet Hospital is one of the largest and most respected veterinary brands in the U.S. One thing that makes Banfield unique is that they offer pet wellness plans for dogs and cats. These plans cover preventative care and treatment and can be used at any Banfield location.

Note: Banfield wellness plans do not cover the cost or treatment of accidents and illnesses, so if you’re looking for this type of coverage for your pet you will want to explore pet insurance options.

Optimum Wellness Plans

Banfield’s standard wellness plans are designed for dogs and cats over six months old. There are three different options you can choose from depending on the level of protection you’re looking for.

Banfield Puppy Plan

Banfield’s puppy plans are designed for dogs that are under six months old. It is a great option for new dog owners looking for help paying for common first year health checkups.

Banfield Kitten Plan

Banfield’s kitten plans are designed for dogs that are under six months old. It is a great option for new dog owners looking for help paying for common first year health checkups.

Is Banfield Wellness Worth It?

Every pet owner, dog and cat is uniquely different. Here is a list of pros and cons to help you answer, “Are banfield wellness plans worth it?”

Pros

  • Easy to use (if you’re a Banfield customer)
  • Promotes wellness care and routine checkups

Cons

  • Limited to Banfield Pet Hospitals only (not accepted at other vet clinics or hospitals)
  • Does not cover major accidents and illnesses
  • Confusing coverage options
  • Expensive – Plans starting at $26/mo.

Coverage Details

Coverage varies based on the plan you choose, but this will at least give you an idea of what’s covered under the Banfield Wellness Plans.

  • Comprehensive Physical Exam
  • Ear exam
  • Eye exam, including eye pressure
  • Rectal exam
  • Dental exam
  • Neurologic evaluation
  • Cardiovascular evaluation
  • Weight & nutrition counseling
  • Coat & skin evaluation
  • Abdominal palpation
  • Urogenital evaluation
  • Musculoskeletal evaluation
  • Pulmonary/lung evaluation
  • Vaccinations *
  • Distemper/Parvo (4x)
  • Bordetella (2x)
  • Corona (2x)
  • Leptospirosis (2x)
  • Lyme disease (2x)
  • Rabies (1x)
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Heartworm/Lyme/Ehrlichia test
  • Ear swab and microscopic exam**
  • Fecal exams (3x)
  • Deworming (4x)
  • Spay or neuter surgery***
  • Pre-anesthetic blood testing
  • Complete blood count
  • Internal organ screens
  • Electrolytes
  • Blood pressure check
  • General anesthesia
  • Pain medication****
  • Free office calls/exams

*Most vaccines are included in your plan. Your veterinarian may recommend additional vaccinations that are not. Vaccine booster included in first year only.

**First year only.

***Includes pain medication before and directly after procedure. Your veterinarian may recommend additional take-home pain medication that is not included.

Banfield Overview

Banfield also operates wellness plans under the following names:

  • Banfield Pet Insurance
  • Petsmart Dog Insurance
  • Petsmart Banfield / Banfield Petsmart
  • Petsmart Insurance
  • Banfield Insurance

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do puppy shots cost at Petsmart?

Puppy shots vary in price depending on what they are for, but as an example a canine bordetella shot in Ohio costs $26/month.

How much are Banfield pet hospital prices?

Prices vary depending on your pet’s age, size, service required and where you live.

 

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