What is Pet Insurance ?

Pet insurance makes planning for your pet's healthcare easy! Similar to health insurance for you and your family, pet insurance is coverage for dogs and cats that can help you be prepared for unexpected vet costs. The Club's Pet Insurance coverage, through MetLife Pet Insurance, is simple and easy to use providing comprehensive coverage for everyday and unexpected veterinary expenses. From upset stomach to a late-night visit to the emergency clinic, pet insurance offers affordable, extensive coverage that helps individuals feel more confident in getting the care they need for their pets. With MetLife Pet, pet parents have the power of choice to customize their pet insurance to meet their needs.  

The following secure link will take you to our partner's website where you'll be able to enroll directly. Please call (855) 436-9497 if you have any questions.

Why Get Pet Insurance?

No matter what unpredictable antics furry family members get into, a family isn’t complete without them. MetLife Pet Insurance can help pet parents protect their wallet and their pet when faced with an unexpected trip to the vet. For a typically low monthly fee, pet health insurance helps to reimburse you for a portion of your vet bills, helping you pay for your dog or cat’s unexpected medical expenses. Pet insurance helps individuals feel more confident in getting the care they need for their pets to live long and healthy lives. Adding optional preventive care coverage is also a great way to budget for routine care.

Why Choose MetLife Pet Insurance?

  • Flexible coverage with customizable reimbursement rate, annual benefit, and deductible
  • The freedom to visit any U.S. licensed vet
  • 24/7 access to Vet Chat via the MetLife Pet mobile app
  • Discounts and offers on pet care, where available
  • MetLife Pet mobile app to manage pet's health and wellness, submit & track claims and find nearby pet services

The Club's Pet Insurance offers a variety of coverage options including:

  • Accident and Illness Plans - Comprehensive and customizable coverage for accidents and illnesses that may occur during the life of your pet. These plans cover chronic disorders, congenital, and hereditary conditions. MetLife Pet Insurance accident and illness coverage can help cover things such as: broken bones, cancer, emergency vet care, exam fees, x-rays, surgeries, medications, holistic/alternative therapies, and much more!

  • Optional Preventive Care Coverage - While a standard policy can help protect you against the unexpected, an optional wellness plan can help you save big on the predictable. This additional coverage can provide reimbursement for things such as: annual vet exams, routine vaccines, spaying & neutering, heartworm prevention, flea and tick meds, and much more! Preventive care coverage will add an additional $11-$25 onto your monthly premium.

Pet Insurance offered by MetLife Pet Insurance Solutions LLC is underwritten by Independence American Insurance Company (“IAIC”), aDelaware insurance company, headquartered at 485 Madison Avenue, NY, NY 10022, and Metropolitan General Insurance Company(“MetGen”), a Rhode Island insurance company, headquartered at 700 Quaker Lane, Warwick, RI 02886, in those states where MetGen’spolicies are available. Application is subject to underwriting review and approval. Like most insurance policies, insurance policies issued by IAIC and MetGen contain certain deductibles, co-insurance, exclusions, exceptions, reductions, limitations, and terms for keeping them inforce. For costs, complete details of coverage and exclusions, and a listing of approved states, please contact MetLife Pet Insurance Solutions LLC. MetLife Pet Insurance Solutions LLC is the policy administrator authorized by IAIC and MetGen to offer and administer pet insurancepolicies. MetLife Pet Insurance Solutions LLC was previously known as PetFirst healthcare, LLC and in some states continues to operate under that name pending approval of its application for a name change. The entity may operate under an alternate, assumed, and/or fictitiousname in certain jurisdictions as approved, including MetLife Pet Insurance Services LLC (New York and Minnesota), MetLife Pet InsuranceSolutions Agency LLC (Illinois), and such other alternate, assumed, or fictitious names approved by certain jurisdictions.
The Employees Club of California (The Club) is a membership program of LACEA Insurance Services, Inc. (CA DOI Lic. #0B98000).

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Most Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a waiting period for my policy to become effective?

Accident and illness coverage begins upon your first payroll deduction. There is a short timeframe between enrollment and effective date. Accident coverage and preventive care coverage (for those who select it) begin on the effective date of your policy. There is a 14-day waiting period on illness coverage after your effective date.

Do all veterinarians accept this pet insurance?

Yes. MetLife Pet Insurance works as a reimbursement program, so policyholders are free to use any licensed veterinarian within the U.S.

Can I add another pet to my existing policy?

Yes, simply call (855) 436-9497.

Must a pet be of certain age before it can be enrolled for protection?

For initial enrollment, cats and dogs must 8 weeks or older.