Age Limits Pet Insurance

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Age Limits

Depending on whether you have a Dog, Cat or Rabbit there are slightly different age limits which will apply when you are taking out a new Pet Insurance policy with helpucover.

For Dogs you can start insurance from 8 weeks up to their 8th birthday. However for certain breeds of dogs (see below) - insurance can start from 8 weeks up to their 5th birthday.

Dog breeds:

Beauceron, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bulldog, Bullmastiff, Deerhound, Dogue de Bordeaux, Estrela Mountain Dog, Giant Schnauzer, Great Dane, Irish Wolfhound, Leonberger, Mastiff, Neapolitan Mastiff, Newfoundland, Old English Bulldog, Old English Sheepdog, Poodle (Standard), Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Rottweiler, Shar Pei, St Bernard, Standard Poodle, Tibetan Mastiff, Utonagan.

For Cats you can start insurance from 8 weeks up to their 10th birthday.

Then for Rabbits you can start insurance from 8 weeks up to their 5th birthday.

Once insured cover will continue beyond these ages for the lifetime of your pet, subject to the terms and conditions.