App-based health plan service now available for pets – The Manila Times


Owning a dog in the Philippines roughly costs P12, 000 to PP50, 000 in a year. This means providing the right essentials like food, regular check-ups with vet, grooming, and preparing for contingencies.

Truly, taking care of another living being can take a big chunk out of anyone’s finances. To be responsible pet owner, one needs to plan ahead for what his or her fur baby might need because the commitment to look after them is long term.

Thankfully, in a time where one can avail of services with just a tap or a click, fur parents can also keep pets (and their finances) ready for whatever emergencies.

Founded by pet parents with a similar dilemma, Life By Petto is the first app-based, pet health plan service that provides affordable subscriptions to support health and wellness services from partner veterinarians, clinics, and hospitals within Metro Manila.

Life by Petto aims to provide preventive and quality care for pets, especially since there is a gap in the local market for pet health and wellness services — despite the massive increase in pet owners in recent years.

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For only P1, 200 a month, Life by Petto’s basic health plan that covers pets’ primary health and wellness needs including diagnostics, vaccines, common illnesses, and accidents — solutions that most pets and their owners would greatly benefit from.

Want more customized coverage? My Petto Plan Add-ons also let owners top-up their basic plan to cover additional services including minor to major surgeries like dental or spay/neuter services, cancer treatment, hospitalization, and other non-common ailments.

Life simply by Petto accepts cats and dogs from three months onwards, no matter the breed, and as long as they’re in good health upon registration.

Through the app, fur-parent can customize the plan they want for their babies, manage balance, check available vet clinics, and file claims whenever and wherever. Visit for more details or download the app now via App Store and Google Play.

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