Seriously? Health Insurance For My Dogs???

A woman was meeting with her insurance agent. “Do you know the present value of your husband’s policy?” The woman asked,”What do you mean?” “Well, if you should lose your husband, what would you get”? “The woman thought for a minute and said, “Probably a poodle”.

We have two toy schnauzers. A couple of years ago, we decided to get health insurance for them. The policy we bought covered everything. Wellness checks were free once a year for each of them. We thought it would be better than paying a large sum of one of them got sick.

We had been paying about $80 a month for both of them. We were going to get their wellness checks and then cancel the policy. We just thought $960 a year was too much to pay.

When we picked them up, however, we discovered that their checkups were far more thorough than even ours were! In fact, when we were leaving, I looked over the itemized bill for each of the pups and It was more than a thousand dollars! Because we had the policy, it was free for us.

Not only did we change our minds about keeping the policy, I’m thinking of getting one for myself. I pay a lot more for my insurance and it doesn’t cover nearly anything like my dogs’ policy, plus there’s always a copay. 

My doctors say there is no cure for the illness that I have, so why not? Maybe our veterinarian will have ideas not explored by my doctors. You never know. So I might be inclined to chase a cat or two, have cravings for pigs ears or bark at passers by, I’ll get better care and save a lot of money at the same time.

And I will be in compliance with Obamacare because I’ll have health insurance. I’m going to talk with them today. I think I can fit in one of those giant kennels too, so I wouldn’t be a bother. This is a great idea! I’ll keep you posted.

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