Pet Insurance in Mississippi
We can help you compare companies and plans in one place. The Magnolia State is a great place for dogs and cats. Warm weather year round means outdoor activities 365 days a year.
Activity is good for our four-legged friends’ health, but sometimes accidents happen and trips to the vet are necessary. In some more serious cases a trip to the veterinary hospital is in order.
Veterinary Costs in Mississippi
If you haven’t experienced a veterinary hospital two things will stick out to you. First, you will be amazed how much a vet hospital looks like a human hospital. They are outfitted with a lot of the same diagnostic tools and technology that many hospitals and urgent care clinics carry.
The second thing you will notice is how expensive treatment is. As soon as you show up in a vet hospital the 2nd thing they are going to ask is how you’re going to pay. And if you can’t afford treatment they will not provide care for your pet. It’s that simple.
- Bladder Stones – $50 to $500
- Boxer Cardiomyopathy – $500 to $1,000
- Broken Bones – $200 to $5,000
- Cancer – $5,000 to $20,000
- Canine Hip Dysplasia – $4,000 to $6,000 per hip
- Cardiac Issues – $1,000 to $20,000
- Cataracts – $2,000 to $3,000 per eye
- Cherry Eye – $500 to $1,000 per eye
- Chronic Active Hepatitis – $1,000 to $7,500
Source: Dog Health Conditions
How Much Does It Cost?
Pet insurance companies rate the cost on how likely your pet is to suffer from a hereditary issue like hip dysplasia and the cost of treatment where you live.
- Accident Only Coverage – $16/month
- Accident and Illness Coverage – $37/month
- Wellness Coverage – $20/month
Pet insurance companies rate plans based on your pet’s breed, age and zip code. Here are some samples of prices across the state for a three year-old mix breed dog.
- Gulfport – $30/month
- Southaven – $31/month
- Jackson – $32/month
Source: Pet Insurance Cost