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

SAVE UP TO 85% ON YOUR VET BILLS

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

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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.

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.

What Is Rogz Pet Insurance?

Rogz Pet Insurance helps you pay your pet's veterinary bills so you never have to choose between your pet's health and your personal finances. With increasing veterinary costs and advancement in veterinary care, Pet Insurance is an option more owners are considering.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We recommend the products we distribute. In doing so, we do not consider whether the product is appropriate for your own personal objectives, financial situation or needs. This Insurance is subject to limitations, conditions and exclusions. For full details of the protection provided by the policy, please read the Policy Document and Schedule of Benefits carefully.

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Are pre-existing conditions covered?

No, we do not cover pre-existing conditions or complications of those conditions. Pre-existing conditions may be excluded for a period of time or for the lifetime of the pet.

Are there any waiting periods?

There is a one calendar month waiting period for Accidents, Illness and Routine Care claims after the policy start date. This means that if your policy starts on 1 January 2012, you will not be able to claim for any veterinary visits during the month of January. There is a waiting period of 6 (six) calendar months for cruciate ligament conditions. You can apply to have this waiting period waived by completing The Cruciate Ligament Exam form.

Do you cover therapeutic pet food?

Therapeutic Pet Food is not covered.

Do you cover treatment for Parvo virus (Katgriep/cat flu), Giardia or Kennel Cough?

We believe in preventative health care and that is why we provide Routine Care on Option C to help pay for vaccinations, deworming, tick and flea control, sterilisation and dental scaling/polishing (procedure only). We do not pay for illnesses or conditions that are preventable through routine vaccination, deworming and flea control. Parvo virus and kennel cough are not covered as they can be prevented through routine vaccination. Giardia is covered as it is not a preventable condition.

Does my pet need to be vaccinated to qualify for cover?

Your pet will not be covered for illnesses that are preventable through vaccination therefore we recommend that your pet must have been vaccinated within the last year.

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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 letter by post explaining how the claim was paid.

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

You have 2 months after the date of treatment to submit a claim.

How much of the vets bill will be covered?

Benefits are paid according to 100% of the tariff rate* less R200** excess per claim. Annual sublimits apply and are available on the Rogz Pet Insurance Website or on request (, 0860 00 ROGZ / 0860 00 7649). There is no excess deductible for Routine Care claims.

*The PetSure Tariff Rate was based on the South African Veterinary Council Guideline of Fees and is reviewed annually.

**A R300 excess will apply for pets under the age of 13 months at time of treatment.

Is there a cut-off period after which I cannot make a claim?

Yes, if you submit claims more than 2 months after the treatment date, Rogz Pet Insurance will not be liable to pay those claims.

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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?

Send an e-mail with updated payment information to or call 0860 00 ROGZ / 0860 00 7649.

What are my payment options?

  1. Monthly debit order on 26th (for the next month) 1st or 4th of the month.
  2. Credit card - automatic debit on 26th (for the next month) 1st or 4th of the month.
  3. Annual payments by EFT or credit card only.

When will my credit card / debit card be charged?

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

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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.

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 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.

Is it painful to insert a microchip?

No more than any inoculation.

What is a microchip and why do I need one?

Microchips are as big as a grain of rice and are injected under the loose skin in the neck area. The microchip has a unique number coded into it and is read by means of a scanner. The purpose is to quickly and efficiently identify pets and return them to their owners should they become lost.

Where can I find out more information on Microchipping?

Go to www.identipet.co.za

Rogz Pet Insurance is brought to you and underwritten by The Hollard Insurance Company Ltd, an authorised Financial Services Provider. Rogz Pet Insurance is administered by PetSure (Pty) Ltd an authorised Financial Services Provider.