Age Restriction

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Age Restriction

What are Age Restrictions?

Age restrictions are put in place by pet insurance companies that refer to when you can or can’t insure your pet. Most pet insurance companies require your pet to be at least six to eight weeks old before they are eligible to be insured. After your pet meets this age requirement, they can be insured under your chosen plan.

How Age Restrictions Work

Some pet insurance companies do have age restrictions that prevent enrolling older pets. However, all insurance companies on Pawlicy Advisor do not have an age limit restriction for older pets, so you can purchase a personalized pet insurance plan for your pet today, even if you have an older pet.


Key Takeaways

  • Most pet insurance companies require pets to be at least six to eight weeks old before they can be insured.
  • Some pet insurance companies will not insure pets past a certain age, however, all companies on Pawlicy Advisor will insure older pets.
  • Once your pet is at least six to eight weeks old, Pawlicy Advisor can help you find a great, personalized pet insurance plan to immediately cover your pet.

Related Terms

Annual Deductible
An annual deductible is the amount of money you must pay out-of-pocket towards veterinary expenses before you can start getting reimbursed for veterinary costs from your pet insurance plan.
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Annual Limit
An annual limit is the maximum amount of money your pet insurance provider will reimburse you for within one year and varies dramatically depending on your pet insurance plan.
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Average Days to Reimburse
The average number of days to reimburse is how long it typically takes for your pet insurance plan provider to reimburse you for any eligible claims made.
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