Petcover launches ‘exotic, rare and unusual’ pet insurance

A new era in pet insurance!

Petcover is proud to announce the launch of ‘Exotic, Rare and Unusual’ pet insurance, for your reptile, small mammal and bird. From today, you will now be able to insure domestic animals such as large parrots, birds of prey, small birds, lizards, snakes, turtles, guinea pigs, ferrets and rabbits.

“Exotic pet insurance is common in many other countries, it’s time we made it available to the Australian market” said Doug Ford, Director of Petcover Australia.

“The growing popularity of exotic pets, with their great personalities and fewer needs, has meant we often see enquiries for insurance, proving that just like dogs and cats, they too are valued members of the family.”

According to the report Pet ownership in Australia by Animal Medicines Australia, annual household spend nationally for bird owners is $438.7m, $158.3m for reptile owners and $131.2m for small mammal owners. This expenditure shows that owners of these exotic animals go above and beyond to provide a loving and healthy environment for their pets.
Just like dogs and cats, reptiles, small mammals and birds can all suffer from accidents, injuries and illnesses. Visiting vets for treatment can be a costly exercise and unexpected bills can be disrupting.

With three levels of cover, packed with added benefits such as alternative treatment, referral/specialist hospital vet fees and diagnostic examinations, you can rest easy knowing your pet is covered.

Get your quote today at or call us at 1300 731 324.

How Petcover can help your pet

Petcover specialises in offering quality, straightforward pet insurance with a range of policy options that suit your needs. Whether your pet is big or small, furry or scaly our range of cover options are packed with added benefits. Accidents can happen at any time and the reality of veterinary costs can come a quite a shock. With our range of cover levels for dogs, cats, horses and exotic animals, why not get a quote today.

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