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*These Routine and Dental Care costs are a nationwide average and only applicable to Option C.

SAVE ON YOUR VET BILLS

Rogz Pet Insurance offers comprehensive cover for Accident, Illness and Routine and Dental Care to suit your pet's needs

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Am I limited to a list of veterinarians or can my pet visit any vet I choose?

You can use any Veterinarian who is licenced to practice in South Africa.

How is the premium calculated?

We know that pets are individuals and so we are introducing a new way of calculating your premium. The premium is calculated according to the risks associated with the insured Pet and is printed on the relevant Certificate of Insurance. In calculating the premium, we may consider the cover that you have chosen, where you and your pet permanently live as well as the species, breed, age and sex of your pet.

What do I do if I do not know when my pet was born?

If you do not know the exact age of your pet, it is not a problem. If your pet was adopted, your vet will be able to give you an approximate age of your pet. You can use this age estimate when applying.

What happens if an insured pet is given away or changes owners?

The original owner will have to notify Rogz Pet Insurance of the change of ownership.

The original owner will then be required to cancel their Pet's cover on their policy and the new owner will send through an application form re-joining the pet under their name with new banking details.

The new owner will receive a New Policy (or Updated Policy if they are already a member of Rogz) covering the Pet.

The one calendar month waiting period will not apply unless there is a lapse in the monthly premium payment between Change of Ownership.

NOTE: There might be a change in premium due to a combination of different risk factors.

Will the cost of my insurance change each year?

Our challenge is to find a healthy balance between providing the best possible benefit, while keeping the premiums as affordable as possible to ensure a sustainable product. With rising costs in veterinary care as well as more advanced treatment available to more pet owners, Rogz Pet Insurance reviews Benefits and Premiums on an annual* basis and if amended, these are implemented on 1st July.

*Annual/per annum/policy year refers to the 12-month period between the anniversaries of the pet’s start date. Benefits renew on the anniversary of the pet’s start date.

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Do you cover cremation of a pet?

The Policy provides covers for unforeseen accidents and illnesses. This means that cremations are not a covered benefit

Do you offer Personal Liability Cover?

Yes we do, please refer to the Rogz Pet Insurance Policy Document for further detail.

Does Rogz Pet Insurance cover behavioural therapy?

Yes, Rogz Pet Insurance offers a benefit for this condition provided the treatment is prescribed by a registered vet. Please refer to the Schedule of Benefits under the Downloads section of the website.

If an unforeseen health event arises, how does the cover work?

Once your vet has treated your pet, simply send in a Rogz Pet Insurance claim form along with your vet's detailed invoice and proof of payment. Rogz Pet Insurance then calculates the benefit and value and sends payment directly to you. Claims are processed within 14 working days of receipt; payment runs are done twice a week.

Will pre-existing conditions requiring repeat scripted medication be covered?

If the pre-existing condition is covered, we will not require repeat scripts provided the treatment is rendered by a registered vet. If the pet is not seen by the vet, we will require updated scripts every 6 months.

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Can I submit a claim for multiple visits for the same medical condition?

Yes.

Can my claim be paid directly to the veterinarian?

No, the insurance contract is between you and Rogz Pet Insurance. You are required to pay the vet in full first and then claim from us.

How do I get paid when my claim has been approved?

The money will be deposited directly into your bank account. You will be sent a Claims Advice letter by email explaining how the claim was paid.

Is there a limit to the number of claims I can make?

No, there is no limit to the number of claims that you can make.

What is the overall annual limit?

R35 000** for Option B and R45 000** for Option C and R9 000** for Option A. Annual* sublimits apply.

*Annual/per annum/policy year refers to the 12-month period between the anniversaries of the pet’s start date. Benefits renew on the anniversary of the pet’s start date.

**The overall annual maximum is per pet’s policy year.

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Can I cancel my policy?

Yes, you have a 14 day money back guarantee period from the start date of your policy to review and cancel with no obligation. If you would like to cancel your policy after this period we require one calendar month's written notice to cancel.

How do I renew my policy?

Rogz works on a monthly policy, as long as you pay your premiums, you will remain a member of Rogz Pet Insurance. You do not need to renew your policy.

How do I update my payment information?

Email membership@petsure.co.za for a Debit Order Amendment Form

What are my payment options?

  1. Monthly debit order on 26th (for the next month) 1st or 4th of the month.
  2. Annual payments by EFT.

When will my debit card be charged?

You may choose either the 26th (for the next month), 1st or 4th of the month for payments to be deducted.

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Can I change my pet's coverage during the year?

Yes, on your Pet's Anniversary date. Only one change is permitted in the life time of your Pet at the discretion of the Underwriter.

Can I transfer my policy to a new owner?

No, but you can change the pet over to a new owner.

The original owner will have to notify Rogz Pet Insurance of the change of ownership.

The original owner will then be required to cancel their Pet's cover on their policy and the new owner will send through an application form re-joining the pet under their name with new banking details.

The new owner will receive a New Policy (or Updated Policy if they are already a member of Rogz) covering the Pet.

The one calendar month waiting period will not apply unless there is a lapse in the monthly premium payment between Change of Ownership.

NOTE: There might be a change in premium due to a combination of different risk factors.

How do I add another pet to my existing policy?

The Rogz Pet Insurance Add-a-Pet application can only be completed online. Please log onto our website https://insurance.rogz.com and click on the “Get a Quote” tab to get a quotation for your additional pet(s) only.

Quotations are only valid for 24 hours. When you retrieve your quote at a later date, it will reflect the newest prices.

Once you have done a quote for your additional pet(s), you will need to follow through with the online application and complete all your pet's details, your personal details, bank details, read and agree to the Rogz Pet Insurance Terms and Conditions and then submit your application. Your 'additional' pet(s) will then be combined into your existing policy so long as the ID number is the same that you submitted to us on your original application. The multi-pet discount will be applied once your policy has been activated.

If I cancel my policy for any reason, will I get a refund?

Yes, you have a 14 day money back guarantee period from the start date of your policy to review and cancel with no obligation. If you would like to cancel your policy after this period we require one calendar month's written notice to cancel (there will not be a refund). If your pet has unexpectedly passed away, we will refund any premiums that have been debited for cover for the following months on an annual policy (one month cancellation period will not apply).

If I cancel my policy will I be able to reinstate my pet's coverage later?

Yes, but any new conditions that develop when your pet is not covered will be classified as pre-existing and may be excluded. A one month waiting period will apply after application to re-instate.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The proposal to reinstate your policy is subject to underwriting guidelines. Acceptance of this insurance for any pet is at the discretion of the underwriters. We reserve the right to decline acceptance of a pet and to vary the conditions on which the insurance is accepted.

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Can the microchip harm my pet?

No. The microchip must be inserted by a veterinarian. It does not move around in the body and it does not harm the pet.

Can the microchip track my pet's location?

No, the microchip does not send out signals that can be traced by a tracking device or picked up via satellite. Your pet's location cannot be tracked with the microchip.

How do I get my pet microchipped?

Your pet needs to be microchipped at the veterinarian or welfare organization. The microchips are individually packaged in a sterile syringe, and a veterinarian simply injects it under the skin between the shoulder blades. When the microchip is injected, owners need to complete a registration form with all contact details and the pet's details. One copy of the form goes to the owner, one copy to the vet and one copy goes to the microchip company. Microchipping is done at the owner’s expense.

What if my pet is found by someone who does not have a scanner to read a microchip?

Most veterinarians in South Africa are equipped to scan all animals whether they are pets or lost, abandoned or stolen. All branches of the SPCA, as well as Animal Welfare Organizations are supplied with scanners to assist them in the identification of pets. If someone finds your pet it must be taken to the nearest veterinarian or welfare organization to be scanned.

Where can I find out more information on Microchipping?

Go to www.identipet.co.za

Rogz Pet Insurance is a Petsure Product. Petsure is a division of Hollard Insure which is a division of The Hollard Insurance Company Limited (Reg No: 1952/003004/06), an Authorised Financial Services Provider.