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 Pet Life Cover:

  • For Dogs you can start insurance from 8 weeks up to their 8th birthday. However, for  the following breeds, insurance can start from 8 weeks up to their 5th birthday: 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.
  • For Rabbits you can start insurance from 8 weeks up to their 5th birthday.

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