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Be your pet’s best friend

Dogs and cats are more than just pets – they're part of the family. So it’s only right that when you choose a pet insurer, you choose one that cares as much about pets as you do. Find out more about our policies here.
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Benefits of using Buddies

  • UK Call centre

    UK call centre

  • Payment to you or vet

    Payment to you or your vet


† Where the vet is happy to deal direct with us


Our Pet Insurance is underwritten by Fairmead Insurance Limited, part of the Liverpool Victoria General Insurance Group.


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One month's free insurance

If you have a free policy from your breeder, you can see your personalised quote here and buy a full policy too (terms and conditions apply).

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Buddies Pet Insurance - Vet Visits During Lockdown

Can I take my pet to the vet during the Coronavirus lockdown?

May 13th, 2020

Although vet practices fall under the essential services category, the majority of practices throughout the UK have cancelled routine treatments...

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    I received excellent service from the entire Buddies team during a really traumatic time. The team are all so compassionate and sympathetic when I call, and I am astonished at how quickly and efficiently they deal with all the claims I have submitted.
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    The team were really helpful and explained the cover in place. Buddies then dealt directly with the specialist moving forward. This meant less stress for me!
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    The Buddies staff were really kind, and we were so pleased with the service we have insured our new puppy Sharna with Buddies too.

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Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

To protect our staff and everyone else from the spread of COVID-19 we’re running reduced contact services and are prioritising our Existing Customer and Claims calls. As a result we are temporarily pausing the sale of new policies via our Contact Centre, you can still purchase online via our website. For all customer service and claims queries, find out how to get in touch here.

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