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The lady who answered my questions was very knowledgeable but most of all she is extremely kind. I totally enjoyed her and she made the experience pleasant and simple to understand.
Injury/Illness: Check up and vaccines   Breed: Labrador Retriever
Claim Amount: $100 - $500   Age of Pet: under a year
Loretta McKaughan, 5/19/2017
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10/10   Commendation
I'm writing to commend two of your representatives: Jasmine and Kaylah. They were both a pleasure to work with. Both were knowledgeable, congenial, well versed; and most importantly: patient. They both were results driven, had compassionate senses of humor (a must; I've come to learn through them- because a new puppy in a home of an owner who hasn't had a puppy in 14 years is life changing). While I've been with AKC for many years, I'd never been offered a trial insurance plan. Was always advised to get one. Mix your policies with personable accommodating representatives, explained choices? It was easy. Bravo to Jasmine and Kaylah, who made AKC and Pet Partners shine even brighter..
Injury/Illness: not sure   Breed: Standard Poodle
Claim Amount: under $100   Age of Pet: under a year
Eileen Wacks, 5/5/2017
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10/10   Great Pet Insurance / Great Customer Service
We unfortunately had to put our almost 13 year old Wheaten Terrier down a few weeks ago. I contacted Pet Partners to let them know of this and the woman (Amy) that I spoke to was so incredibly compassionate. She immediately took care of what I was calling about and must have apologized 10 times for the loss of our pet. I'd highly recommend them!
Injury/Illness: cancer broken hip and euthenasia   Breed: Wheaten Terrier
Claim Amount: over $1000   Age of Pet: over 8 years
Gilda Axelrod, 5/3/2017
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3/10   Complicated
Claims are too complicated to file, already having to take your pet to a vet and then asking for the progress notes is work, but in order to file a claim you must have physician signature and between faxes or traveling it is just an overall complicated process. People spend thousands on Pets but the coverage is complicated on what they will and will not pay for.
Injury/Illness: gastritis/vomiting   Breed: Boston Terrier
Claim Amount: $100 - $500   Age of Pet: 1 - 8
Rodney W, 3/24/2017
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10/10   Amy rocks!
We just adopted a new dog as company for our female Boxer. Online I was approved for new dog Baxter. Then I had a question so phoned Customer Service. Amy answered my call and boy did she help me. She added Baxter to the Boxer's existing policy saving me 5%! She was able to give me info on existing claims including the reimbursement down to the penny. For every question Amy found an answer. When I phone any customer service I look for what I call the 3 P's - Pleasant, Professional and Polite. Amy has these qualities by the bucketsful. In fact, every time I have phoned AKC Insurance I have received excellent service. Thank you AKC Pet Insurance for selling a reliable product and short turn around time processing claims. We have been with you for years. I have recommended several people to check you out. All y'all rock!
Injury/Illness: DNA   Breed: Mixed Breed
Claim Amount: under $100   Age of Pet: 1 - 8
Dusti Sparks, 3/17/2017
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10/10   Rosa is wonderful!
My husband and I had trouble with our credit card being compromised and our payment was over due. First time in a year I saw the amount we were paying too. I had called to pay the over due, as well as, ask for a different coverage, that was more suitable to my pet's needs and our finances. Rosa was not only understanding, accommodating and efficient in helping with my questions and concerns, she was friendly, sweet and an overall pleasure to speak with. I hope to speak with Rosa again, next time I may have to call. :)
Injury/Illness: Payment/policy change   Breed: Shih Tzu
Claim Amount: under $100   Age of Pet: 1 - 8
Jessica Perito, 3/11/2017
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10/10   Very Satisfied Sheltie Mom
The experiences I have had with AKC insurance is a Godsend for sure. We went through many thousands of dollars trying to save our Sheltie from cancer in 2012 and did not have insurance. When we got our new dog we immediately signed up and now have another dog and did the same. The representatives are always so kind and helpful when you call with questions and always eager to assist. This is an expense that I do not mind paying at all. Peace of mind has no price.
Injury/Illness: One injured back leg / lost one back toenail   Breed: Sheltie
Claim Amount: $500 - $1000   Age of Pet: 1 - 8
Gail Kindle, 12/28/2016
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4/10   Frustrating and Costly
We started with AKC Insurance when our dog was a pup. Premiums were reasonable, just over $30 a month for sick coverage only. Around age 3-4 she had some health issues and claims that were covered reasonably, though never near what we were paying the vets in a metro area. Even though our dog had very few claims after that and was quite healthy, the rates more than doubled when she turned 7, then doubled again at age 10 (AKC told us this is normal), and finally increased to over $2,000 this past March (and this does NOT include wellness care!!). Everyone else we've talked to with pet insurance is shocked at what we are paying. Since our dog has been quite healthy for most of her life, we considered dropping the insurance this year just before she turned 12. In May she developed a neurological condition and we were glad we still had insurance, however, it recently took four months for $3,500 in costs to be processed and paid at just over $2,000. Because of the number of calls, faxes and communications required of my vet to process the claims, my vet has had to charge us separately for her administrative time. She believes the insurance company seem to be trying to avoid or delay paying on claims. And she finds AKC to be the most difficult insurance company to deal with. Furthermore, we've discovered that any condition a pet has is limited to a $3,000 lifetime incidence limit!! Be sure to read the fine print in the policy. There are many exclusions and limits that you wouldn't expect. Premiums are going up and coverage is going down. And the claims process has become quite time consuming and frustrating.
Injury/Illness: neuralogical deficit   Breed: Poodle
Claim Amount: over $1000   Age of Pet: over 8 years
Diana, 12/5/2016
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