Pet insurance policies are underwritten by Independence American Insurance Company*.

30-Day Pet Insurance Coverage

Provides puppy buyers with 30 days of accident and illness coverage

What is the 30-Day Pet Insurance Coverage?

The 30-day pet insurance coverage provides puppy buyers with an offer of a pet health insurance policy, underwritten by Independence American Insurance Company, which includes 30 days of coverage at no additional cost. A lot can happen in those first few days at home with a new puppy. When you register your litter with the AKC, you have the opportunity to provide your puppy buyers with the added security to include an offer of pet insurance as they transition into their new home.

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Provide Protection

The coverage provides protection in the event of an unexpected accident or illness within the first 30 days. Some common conditions include:

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GI Upset
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Ear Infection
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Foreign Body Ingestion
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Broken Bones
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Cherry Eye

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X-Ray & Ultrasound
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Prescription Medications
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Laboratory Tests
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CT Scan & MRI
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Step 1 Register


Register your litter with the American Kennel Club.
Step 2 Inform


Ensure new owners know about the offer of 30 days of pet insurance coverage that is included with AKC registration.
Step 3 Encourage


Advise puppy buyers to activate their 30-day pet insurance coverage.

Important Information for Puppy Buyers

Pass this information along to your puppy buyers to ensure they take advantage of the 30 days of pet insurance coverage.

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    Puppies must be registered with the AKC in the new owner's name prior to activation.
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    Activation through AKC Pet Insurance is required for use.
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    New owners have 28 days from the date of registration to activate their 30 days of coverage.
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    Policy automatically expires 30 days after activation.
See Terms and Conditions
Insurance is underwritten and issued by Independence American Insurance Company, rated A- (Excellent) by AM Best Company, with offices at 485 Madison Ave, NY, NY 10022 and in WA, by American Pet Insurance Company, 6100 4th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108. Insurance plans are offered and administered by PetPartners, Inc., a licensed agency. "American Kennel Club," "AKC" and the AKC logo are trademarks of The American Kennel Club, Inc.; used under license by PetPartners. "AKC Pet Insurance" is the name used by PetPartners to offer and administer insurance plans and is neither an American Kennel Club business nor an insurance company. American Kennel Club does not offer, administer, solicit, market or sell any insurance plans. For complete details refer to Activation required for 30-day coverage to take effect. Eligibility restrictions apply. For more information, visit or call 866-725-2747.