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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.

Does Rogz Pet Insurance offer benefits towards preventative treatment?

Yes, Routine and Dental Care is included in the Rogz Pet Insurance Option C package. We recommend and encourage responsible pet ownership. This includes sterilisation of your pet, annual vaccination, tick and flea control, deworming and dental treatment.

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.

What is an Illness?

An Illness means an unexpected sickness or disease or any change to your pet's normal healthy state, which is not caused by injury to your pet. For example: upset stomach, skin conditions, ear infection.

When is the best time to buy my pet insurance?

Puppies and kittens are more likely to develop an illness or injury than an adult pet. Their coordination is still developing along with their immune system. So, we suggest insuring as soon as possible to avoid unexpected surprises that may result in a pre-existing exclusion on your policy, preventing your pet from getting full cover.

But just because your pet isn't a puppy or kitten doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't get pet insurance. As pets age they get sicker and have more and higher vet bills than when they were young. As soon as your pet is 8 weeks of age they can be covered by Rogz Pet Insurance.

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Are competition or racing animals covered?

No, we do not cover claims for the treatment of pets used for commercial purposes, unless specifically agreed to in writing. This includes, but is not limited to police or guard dogs, search/rescue and customs/quarantine dogs, pets used for racing, laboratory testing or experimentation, commercial breeding or any pet leased or rented out.

Are on-going conditions covered?

Yes, On-going/chronic conditions are covered provided the condition was diagnosed after inception

Do you cover the costs of euthanasia?

Yes, euthanasia due to accidents or illness is covered. Voluntary euthanasia (such as owners euthanizing their pets due to immigration) is not covered.

What are on-going conditions?

On-going/chronic conditions are conditions which once developed, are incurable or are likely to continue for the remainder of your pet's life e.g. diabetes, arthritis.

When can I start to claim?

You may make a claim for conditions which arise one calendar month after the policy start date - this includes claims for Accidents, Illness and Routine and Dental Care. There is a six month waiting period for Cruciate Ligament Claims.

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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 long after the date of treatment do I have to file a claim?

You have 60 days after the date of treatment to submit a claim.

How long does it take to get reimbursed?

Claims are processed within 14 working days of receipt; payment runs are done twice a week.

What documents must I submit with my claim?
  1. A completed claim form.
  2. Proof of payment.
  3. A detailed vet invoice.
  4. Submit a vet history for your pet (if this was not supplied upon inception)
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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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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.

Is it painful to insert a microchip?

No more than any inoculation.

What happens if my pet does not have a microchip?

Microchipping is not a requirement on your policy, however, it is an integral part of identifying your fur-kid at a veterinary institution should they get lost, and we absolutely advocate microchipping. Microchipping is done at the owner’s expense. Go to www.identipet.co.za for more information on the value of microchipping your pet for easy identification.

What happens if my pet gets lost?

If your pet gets lost someone will take them to a veterinarian or pet welfare organization to be scanned. The scanner picks up the microchip number and shows it on a screen. This microchip number is then phoned through or sent by SMS message to the microchip company. Within a minute or two a message is received back with the pet owner's name and phone numbers.

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.

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.