How much do you know about bringing home a new pet? Take this quiz and find out! Be sure to look for another new pet quiz, coming soon.

1. When should you get pet insurance for a new pet?
a) As soon as possible
b) Around 5 years old
c) When he or she gets hurt or sick

a) If you protect your pet right away, you can help make sure you won’t be faced with an unexpected accident or illness and no financial support. Our plans cover pets as young as 8 weeks old.

2. How should you pet-proof your home?
a) Safely store household cleaners
b) Tie electrical cords out of the way
c) Both a and b

c) Household cleaners can be poisonous to pets, and should be kept out of paws reach. Pets can also get injured if they trip or chew on electrical cords. Read more pet-proofing tips at the ASPCA’s website.

3. When should a new pet be spayed or neutered?
a) Before six months old
b) After 2 years old
c) Never

a) Spaying or neutering is important for population control and can have many health benefits for dogs and cats. The ASPCA recommends spaying or neutering before six months old.

Our wellness options cover spaying or neutering as well as other important wellness treatments like a yearly exam and vaccines. We also offer a 10% discount on multiple pets to help protect all of the furry members of your family.

Get started now with a free quote, or if you’re already a customer and would like to add a new pet, just call 1-866-204-6764.

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