InsurTech Mylo Announces Insurance Coverage for Pet Owners

To purchase pet insurance, available through Mylo’s partnership with Safeco, customers only need to answer a few questions on a digital application to get a quote in minutes.

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Mylo (Kansas City, Mo.), an InsurTech platform for individuals and businesses compare and purchase insurance, has today announced that it will now offer pet insurance in its suite of insurance products as a natural extension of its mission to provide the right coverage at the best value for every stage of business and life.

David Embry, CEO, Mylo.

Known for delivering coverage from leading carriers for business, auto, home, life and more, Mylo partnered with Safeco (Seattle) to provide a reliable, affordable pet insurance solution. Safeco is a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual (Boston), a Fortune 500 company and the sixth-largest personal lines insurer in the country. Safeco has 90+ years of experience and offers 24/7 customer care.

“Pet owners very much consider their dogs and cats members of the family,” comments David Embry, Mylo CEO. “We’re excited to expand on our solutions for safeguarding the financial health of families by providing a convenient digital way to ensure that pets have access to great care when they need it.”

Pet insurance through Mylo will cover dogs and cats and include the following features:

  • Use of customer’s preferred vet
  • Coverage for all pets above the age of eight weeks
  • No automatic termination if pet reaches a certain age
  • Discounts for covering more than one pet
  • Additional stackable discounts that can save customers up to 20%

Mylo says that, to purchase pet insurance, customers only need to answer a few questions on a digital application to get a quote in minutes. They can choose between two affordable plans that both cover accidental injuries, illnesses, congenital conditions, anesthesia and more. They can also choose to include wellness exams, prescription medicines, boosters, vaccinations and more. Coverage will not be available in Florida, Hawaii, Delaware and Washington, D.C.

Mylo says it will also make pet insurance available to the many companies who offer insurance through Mylo—including employee perks programs that connect members with the best value in multiple areas of their lives. Mylo describes its insurance intelligence platform as quickly connecting partners’ customers with trusted solutions from top-rated carriers for auto, home, umbrella, business, life, small group benefits, individual health and more.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at AnthODonnell@IIReporter.com or (503) 936-2803.

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