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*These Routine 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 Care to suit your pet's needs

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Does Rogz Pet Insurance offer benefits towards preventative treatment?

Yes, Routine Care is included in the Rogz Pet Insurance Option C package. We recommend and encourage responsible pet ownership. This includes spaying your pet, annual vaccination, tick and flea control, deworming and dental scaling/polishing (procedure only).

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.

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 any operations or medical procedures excluded?

Elective procedures such as dew claw removal are excluded.

Can I cancel my pet insurance at any time?

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.

Does Rogz Pet Insurance cover prescription medications?

Yes, prescription medications are covered.

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 account and receipt. Rogz Pet Insurance then calculates the benefit and value and sends payment directly to you. Claims are processed within 14 working days of receipt, payments are made twice a month.

What is hip dysplasia and can my pet get coverage?

Hip dysplasia is the failure of the hip joints to develop normally. This occurs more commonly in large breed dogs. As it is largely a genetic disorder, this condition is not covered.

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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.

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 do I need to do when I make my first claim?

  1. Pay the vet in full first
  2. Fill out a Claim Form and have it signed by the attending vet.
  3. Send:
    1. A Claim Form
    2. A detailed Vet Invoice
    3. Proof of Payment: To the administrator: PetSure Claims, PO Box 87419, Houghton, 2041 or via e-mail to:
    4. Microchip number and diagnosis.
  4. Hollard then calculates the benefit and value and sends payment directly to you. It is as simple as that. Note: Benefits are paid according to 100% of the tariff rate* less R220** 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 is our Internal tariff of fees which is reviewed annually.

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

What is the overall annual limit?

R30 000 for Options B and C and R7 000 for Option A. Annual sublimits apply.

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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

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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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 happens if my pet does not have a microchip?

If your pet does not have a microchip, Rogz Pet Insurance requires that you have one inserted when you next visit your vet. You will need to pay your vet up front in full. 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. Please note that you will not be able to make a claim without proof that your pet has a microchip.

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.

Why do I need a microchip to claim?

It is a unique number, much like a person's ID number in their ID document. It is essential to have a microchip inserted for claiming purposes as it identifies each pet specifically and has the legal owner's details on the database.

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.