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Chronic illness

A chronic illness is a condition that lasts at least 3 months and generally can't be prevented by vaccination or cured by medication.

Why it matters:

Long-term conditions can be expensive to treat. It could be something as minor as a small allergy, to a devastating disease like cancer.

Pawfect Care provides lifetime coverage of chronic illnesses to pets that enroll at age 4 or below. Here are some examples of common chronic conditions for cats and dogs:

  • Cancer (Malignant)
  • Osteochondral disease
  • Joint dysplasia
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Chronic renal disease
  • Chronic liver disease (e.g. Chronic hepatitis)
  • Chronic eye disease (e.g. Progressive retinal atrophy, Glaucoma, Chronic keratitis)
  • Skin Atopy"