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PetSure expresses condolences and supports call for pet food regulation review.

03 September 2021

03 August 2021: Following the death of at least 21 dogs and the hospitalisation of 30 more across Victoria, PetSure expresses its deepest condolences to the pet parents who have lost a beloved dog.  The recent deaths are linked to contaminated raw pet food that contained a toxin from native plants eaten by grazing animals […]

Pet insurance reduces rate of economic euthanasia, confirms new University of Melbourne study

03 September 2021

A recently released research paper, titled, “The effect of pet insurance on presurgical euthanasia of dogs with gastric dilatation-volvulus: a novel approach to quantifying economic euthanasia in veterinary emergency medicine”, suggests that for pet owners, financial instruments such as pet insurance can significantly reduce the instance of pets being economically euthanised in emergency situations.  The […]

PetSure announces changes to pre-existing conditions to help customers get more from their pet insurance policies

03 September 2021

27 January 2021: Tackling a subject that can often be confusing for pet parents, PetSure today announces a series of changes to how pre-existing conditions are handled across all pet insurance policies administered by its partners. These changes will remove eligible exclusions automatically to help pet parents access more claimable conditions across the life of […]

More protection for pets– PetSure policy exclusions removed

03 September 2021

Sydney, 5 July 2021: In an effort to help pet parents access more claimable conditions, PetSure are pleased to announce that infectious disease exclusions on comprehensive products with illness cover have been removed, effective 28 June 2021 for all existing and new customers. Amendments to Product Disclosure Statements will follow.  This is the latest change […]

ABC Every day – Essential oils and oil diffusers could be harming your pet

20 May 2021

https://www.abc.net.au/everyday/are-your-essential-oils-and-diffusers-hurting-your-pet/100107686 “Chief Veterinary Officer at PetSure and a specialist in pet dermatology, Dani Hoolahan, says understanding how your oil diffuser works is fundamental to understanding how they can cause harm. “There are two broad categories of essential oil diffusers that you can buy,” Dr Hoolahan says.  “[They are] categorised as ‘active’ or ‘passive’ diffusers.”

PetSure announces changes to pre-existing conditions to help customers get more from their pet insurance policies

28 January 2021

27 January 2021: Tackling a subject that can often be confusing for pet parents, PetSure today announces a series of changes to how pre-existing conditions are handled across all pet insurance policies administered by its partners. These changes will remove eligible exclusions automatically to help pet parents access more claimable conditions across the life of their policy.

Leading pet dermatologist Dr Dani Hoolahan joins PetSure as new Chief Veterinary Officer

14 May 2020

Veterinary Dermatology clinic owner and former pet pharma Zoetis Associate Director joins Australia’s leading pet insurance administrator.

More pets headed to vets in lockdown

07 May 2020

Data shows pet parents increased routine vet visits and elective procedures in the height of lockdown. Claims data shows no increase in respiratory illnesses amongst pets.

PetSure and Woolworths will provide free remote Vet consultations in April

03 April 2020

Trailblazers unite to make sure pet owners can still get advice in isolation via teleVet startup Vetchat.

PetSure to enable remote veterinary care for pets via televet startup Vetchat

25 March 2020

25 March 2020: Telemedicine is fast becoming an integral part of human healthcare, especially since the acknowledgement of its importance by the federal government, most recently in the announcement this week that Medicare will now cover all telemedicine calls. In parallel to human healthcare, veterinary care also needs to be affordable, convenient and – above all – accessible for pet owners – especially in the case of a lockdown.

New year is time to unleash healthy pet habits

19 January 2020

New year is time to unleash healthy pet habits Pet owners urged to tackle the obesity epidemic amongst Aussie pets Most overweight breeds revealed in PetSure claims data January 2020: Claims for obesity-related conditions such as diabetes, glucose intolerance, tracheal collapse and heat intolerance have soared by 100% over the last five years according to […]

Planning the paw-fect holiday for your furry friend

23 December 2019

PetSure highlights holiday dangers for four-legged friends 23 December 2019: With as many as one in four pet owners saying they would not travel without their pet on an interstate or overseas holiday,[1] PetSure, Australia’s largest pet insurance underwriter, has today released its annual holiday guide to ensure that pet owners and their pets are […]

Health warning issued to pet owners amid hazardous smoke and soaring temperatures

18 December 2019

Health warning issued to pet owners amid hazardous smoke and soaring temperatures Pet insurance claims for heatstroke have soared over the last five years Research reveals the breeds most likely to suffer heatstroke and respiratory disease 18 December 2019: Many of Australia’s pets are going to struggle through one of the warmest and smokiest summers […]