What’s happening to pet insurance coverage in Australia?
Australia’s pet insurance policies have been slashed, and now pets are going the way of dogs.
A new study has found that people who own pets are now paying a greater proportion of their incomes on pet insurance, with average premiums rising by almost 50 per cent in the past decade.
The study, by Insurance Institute for Australia (IIA), is the first to look at the impact of a number of changes that have occurred since the early 2000s.
Insurance companies began to offer a range of benefits to pet owners, and those who are not insured are paying more and more for the same level of coverage.
A major one is the introduction of a policy of “premium support”, which allows pet owners to take advantage of higher premiums.
It is currently only offered for people aged over 50.
The policy also includes a guarantee of pet-related care and maintenance, which covers things like pet food, vaccinations and veterinary bills.
The new research also shows that a significant proportion of people who purchase pet insurance now have a “substantial pet”, meaning they do not pay full premiums on their pet.
The average pet insurance premium for 2017-18 was $4,769, and this was up a whopping $8,049 from the previous year.
But the cost of paying pet insurance has gone up substantially.
In 2017-2018, the average pet premium was $3,094, and the average deductible was $2,879.
For 2017-19, the cost rose to $4.4 million, and $1.2 million of this was covered by the pet insurance policy.
For people who are uninsured, the deductible rose to about $3.5 million, or about $857 per year.
In other words, pet insurance costs are more expensive now than they were five years ago.
For some people, the increase is so great that they might consider not purchasing insurance at all.
Insurance premiums are currently $3 for a $1,000 policy, $1 for a policy that covers a dog, and about $1 per $1 000 for a pet policy covering a cat.
It has been suggested that this price is too high because it is not a reasonable amount for people who don’t have pets.
The ICA also found that, since the inception of the policy, the number of pet owners who have purchased pet insurance rose from 4.6 per cent to 8.1 per cent.
The number of insured pet owners has also increased from 3.5 per cent of the population to 4.7 per cent, and their average annual premium is now $1 1,800.
In total, the policy has been a success.
Insurance policies are not only a cost-efficient way to pay for pets, but also have a direct impact on other people’s lives.
According to the ICA, the benefits of pet insurance cover: medical treatment, veterinary care, vaccination, veterinary bills, vaccinations, pet food and veterinary care.
These benefits are delivered to the pet owner in a more predictable way and at a lower cost.
Pet owners are more likely to be insured when their pets are sick, and they are more confident that they will get the best medical care for their pets.
Pet insurance has also been linked to lower rates of obesity, which has been linked with a lower likelihood of chronic illness.
For this reason, some states have moved to restrict the number or types of pet policies that pet owners may purchase.
In the UK, a new rule introduced in 2018 states that a pet insurance plan will only cover the pet for the life of the pet, which is not considered a lifetime policy.
A pet insurance company can only provide coverage for a fixed period of time.
So, if your pet is sick for a long period of a year, you will need to find a new policy.
The effect of the change is that pet insurance companies are not as financially flexible as they once were.
Insurance costs have gone up, and in some cases, pet owners are not paying as much for their pet insurance as they were before.
The rise in premiums is also affecting the people who buy the policy.
As the number and quality of pet care has increased, so too has the cost.
The cost of veterinary care has also gone up.
A 2016 survey by Insurance Australia found that more than two-thirds of pet buyers were not satisfied with their pet’s health.
The most commonly cited reason was that they did not see the care that they were paying for, or that their pet did not look well.
The survey also found pet owners were concerned about the quality of veterinary treatment that they receive, particularly in rural areas.
This is a concern that will be addressed in the next set of policy changes that will come into effect in the coming years.
The costs of pet health care can be high, especially for older pets, and insurance companies have been slow to respond.
Insurance Australia estimates that between one-third and one-half of the