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

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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).

What benefits does Rogz Pet Insurance offer?

Rogz Pet Insurance covers veterinary treatments and surgeries for accidental injury and illnesses (Option A does not include illness cover) ranging from minor problems such as ear infections and bee stings to major conditions such as broken bones, diabetes and cancer. For clients on Option C we also provide cover towards preventative care such as vaccinations, spaying, flea, tick and worm control and dental scaling/polishing (procedure only).

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 Accidental Injury?

A physical or bodily injury that happens accidentally to your pet as a result of external, violent and visible means. For example: broken bones, snake bite, dog/cat fight.

Will the cost of my insurance change each year?

Our challenge is to find a healthy balance between providing the best possible benefit, while keeping the premiums as affordable as possible to ensure a sustainable product. With rising costs in veterinary care as well as more advanced treatment available to more pet owners, Rogz Pet Insurance reviews Benefits and Premiums on an annual basis and if amended, these are implemented on 1st March.

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Are any illnesses or diseases excluded?

Like most insurance policies, we have some exclusions to keep your premiums affordable. These include hereditary and congenital defects, hip and elbow dysplasia, entropion (rolling in of the eyelids), ectropion (rolling out of the eyelids), complications of breeding and pre-existing conditions.

Are any operations or medical procedures excluded?

Elective procedures such as dew claw removal are excluded.

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.

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.

What does congenital/hereditary mean?

A congenital condition is a condition that an animal is born with such as a birth defect or a defect in growth development. A hereditary condition is one that is passed down from an animal's parents or through the breed. Both congenital and hereditary conditions can show symptoms at any time during a pet's life.

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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 do I submit a pet insurance claim?

An insurance claim can be e-mailed, posted or faxed to or PO Box 87419, Houghton, 2041 or 0866 61 0989.

What documents must I submit with my claim?
  1. A completed claim form.
  2. Proof of payment.
  3. A detailed vet invoice.
  4. On your first Rogz Pet Insurance claim, you must submit a copy of your pet's veterinary history.
Will anything delay reimbursement for my claim?

Yes, claims processing will be delayed if claims are not legible - this may occur with faxed claims. Claims processing may also be delayed if the claim form is not filled out completely or the claim form, invoice or proof of payment is not submitted.

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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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Is it painful to insert a microchip?

No more than any inoculation.

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 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

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.