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Here at Airvet, our mission is to help pets live their longest, happiest, healthiest lives.
We’re honored to have helped over 200,000 pet parents get high-quality virtual care and advice from our network of thousands of licensed and experienced veterinarians.
While virtual care can provide relief for the majority of situations you’ll face with your pet, sometimes what’s best for the health of your pet will be to take them to a vet clinic for in-person care.
As pet parents ourselves, we understand how stressful it can be to encounter an unexpected emergency. Will my pet be okay? Where do I take them? How much will this cost? Can I afford this treatment?
With Airvet’s life-saving emergency fund and ongoing access to our 24/7 virtual care network, rest easy knowing your pet family is prepared for anything that might come your way.
Airvet’s Life-Saving Emergency Fund
The life-saving emergency fund acts as a dedicated safety net if your pet faces the need for life-saving care. We’re here to guide you through anything that comes your way from the moment you alert our team, to checking in with you after your emergency visit.
How it works
The emergency fund covers qualifying, life-threatening emergencies for dogs or cats on your membership. You can add up to six pets to your membership. Funds may be accessed once a year for one dog or cat covered by your membership.
1. Alert our team – One of our emergency team members will connect with you for a video call in the Airvet app.
2. Get pre-authorized – We’ll evaluate whether your incident qualifies for use of your life-saving emergency fund.
3. Get care – Take your pet to the vet clinic of your choice within four hours of alerting our team.
4. Use fund – Your approved funds will be paid directly to the vet clinic after treatment.
Protection against life-threatening emergencies
Did you know that critical vet care can cost on average between $1,500 – $3,000? With the life-saving emergency fund, you can protect your pet and your wallet against costly and unexpected bills.
Some examples of what the fund covers includes toxic ingestion, choking or difficulty breathing, severe blockages or bloat requiring emergency surgery, internal and external injuries that are life-threatening, and pre-existing conditions, like diabetic seizures.
This list is not exhaustive. Emergency fund eligibility is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Already an Airvet Member? Here’s what you need to know
If you previously purchased Airvet Unlimited or Airvet Unlimited + Wellness, you will receive access to the life-saving emergency fund at no extra cost.*
Requesting access to your fund
You will be eligible to request access to your funds for qualifying emergencies within two weeks of your initial sign-up date.
For example, if your membership started on March 1, 2022, you would be able to request access to the fund beginning March 15, 2022.
Funds may be accessed once a year for one dog or cat covered by your membership. Used funds are replenished each year.
*There is a 14-day waiting period from the day you joined Airvet before funds can be accessed.
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