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Pet Insurance Plan
in Washington, DC

#1 Customer-Rated for the last 7 years #1 Customer-Rated for the last 7 years

  1. No maximum annual or lifetime payouts
  2. Most claims are processed within two days
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Top-Rated Insurance for Dogs and Cats in Washington, DC

Although the rates of pet ownership are lower in Washington, DC than in many other places in the U.S., there are still many dogs and cats that have made their homes here with loving families. Meanwhile, the costs of veterinary care are quite high in DC, which can put a big financial strain on pet parents here.

Healthy Paws comes to the rescue by offering pet insurance plans in Washington, DC that can help reduce the burden of the costs of veterinary care in times of an unexpected accident or illness. Here’s how pet policies work in our nation’s capital and why they’re worth it when your furry friend has a bad day.

Customer Satisfaction

Customers Rate Us #1

Everything we do is driven from our love of animals and our commitment to pet health. We offer one pet insurance plan that covers vet visits for new accidents and illnesses at competitive premiums. Our insurance plan is designed with straightforward and simple terms of coverage.

  • #1 Customer-rated pet health insurance plan for the last 7 years*
  • More than 550,000 pets enrolled**
  • Staff of vet techs & pet parents
  • Flexible premium and deductible options
*View source: October 2023 **As of October 10, 2023
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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Here’s how it was for one Healthy Paws customer: Washington, DC: “Sam accidentally ate a foreign object, which caused him to have a surgery. The cost came out to be about $6,000. Most of the bills were covered by Healthy Paws. Best insurance ever. I will highly recommend this to any friends and family. The service was amazing, they followed up to check on Sam and how he was doing.
-Alex, Healthy Paws customer

Treatment: Foreign body ingestion

Total Vet Cost: $6,000

Healthy Paws reimbursed: $5,300


Speedy Claim Payouts

With no claim forms to fill out when you want to file a claim, we've created a fast and easy claim process for our customers. Just take a photo of your vet bill and submit it through the Healthy Paws mobile app or your online Healthy Paws customer center. It’s that easy!

How it Works - As Easy As 1, 2, 3*

  1. Visit any US licensed veterinarian or emergency clinic.
  2. Take a photo of your veterinarian bill & submit it via our app/website.
  3. Most claims are processed within 2 days.
*When you file your first claim, we will need a copy of your pet’s full medical history, and if we have any questions, we will reach out to you directly.
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No Maximum Limit on Claim Payouts

Healthy Paws plan coverage is provided with no maximum limits on claim payouts; no per-incident, annual or lifetime caps. If your pet needs treatment for a new accident or illness during the plan effective dates, and it’s not a pre-existing condition or otherwise excluded under the policy, your pet’s veterinary bills will be eligible for coverage.

  • 1 straightforward pet insurance policy
  • No costly add-ons
  • Use any licensed veterinarian

What Pet Insurance Covers

Healthy Paws pet insurance plans in Washington, DC cover new accidents and illnesses, except for pre-existing conditions or as otherwise excluded under your policy. The policy does not pay for annual check-ups, vaccinations, spay/neuter procedures, or teeth cleaning.

However, here are some examples of the many things that the plan does cover for Washington, DC dogs and cats:

  • Illnesses
  • Accidents
  • Hereditary conditions
  • Congenital conditions
  • Chronic conditions
  • Cancer
  • Diagnostic treatment
  • X-Rays, blood tests, ultrasounds
  • Surgery
  • Hospitalization
  • Prescription medications
  • Emergency care
  • Specialty care
  • Alternative treatment

With your Healthy Paws insurance plan in DC, you can go to any licensed vet in the city or throughout the United States. There is a short 15-day waiting period for illnesses and accidents. After that, we process claims as quickly as two business days and may even pre-authorize very expensive treatments at veterinary hospitals.

Why Get Pet Insurance in Washington, DC?

If pets living in DC escape their homes and go out on a grand adventure, they can easily become sick or hurt. Dogs and cats here may require antibiotics or other prescription medications to address acute or chronic issues going on in their bodies. The five most common claims to Healthy Paws from Washington DC pet parents are for skin conditions, gastritis, pain, eye and ear conditions.

Fortunately, the Healthy Paws plan covers pets from head to paw for new accidents, injuries, cancer, emergency treatment, and much more in Washington, DC. This way, you can spend more fun times together out exploring the city or staying safe and cozy at home.

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Our Commitment to Our Customers

The Healthy Paws pet insurance plan is designed with straightforward and simple terms of coverage, we reimburse covered claims quickly, and you can count on us to help with great customer service, especially when it comes to reducing the stress of caring for a sick pet.

Our goal is to provide you and your pet with the best customer service and best pet insurance plan in the country. We are grateful to our pet-passionate customers for sharing their love of our plan and service by giving us the #1 customer satisfaction rating at for seven years in a row.


Happy Customers and Pets in Washington, DC

Here’s what DC pet parents have been saying about their experiences with Healthy Paws:

"We have had concerns of being dropped by them because of our dog's anxiety/swallowing objects but it has not happened. The claims are easily submitted via their app by taking photos of the invoices. Then, a check arrives a couple weeks later. Our dog is happy and healthy and we cannot recommend these guys more highly."

- Lindsay C., Washington, DC

"We have had a couple emergency incidents, and Healthy Paws was very attentive and responsive to our claims. It is a huge relief to know that we can rely on Healthy Paws, and that our dogs will have access to the best medical treatment possible."

- Kali F., Washington, DC

Get a Quote for Pet Insurance in Washington, DC

For our Washington, DC insurance customers, the plan can provide coverage in every neighborhood in the city, including Georgetown, Capitol Hill, Dupont Circle, Navy Yard, and beyond. Get your DC pet insurance quote by visiting our website and telling us a few quick details about your dog or cat.

Get a fast quote on our website today to take the first step of insuring your dog or cat in Washington, DC.

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The claim scenarios described here are intended to show the types of situations that may result in claims. These scenarios should not be compared to any other claim. Whether or to what extent a particular loss is covered depends on the facts and circumstances of the loss, the terms and conditions of the policy as issued and applicable law.

Insureds providing testimonials in this report have not received compensation for their statements.