What's the difference between renters insurance and pet insurance?

"My landlord wants me to get renters insurance to cover my dog, even though I already have pet insurance. What's the difference between these two types of insurance?


“When it comes to pets, renters insurance will cover you for any damage or injuries that your pet may cause to someone else or their property. Many landlords will request that you carry renters insurance to make sure you have proper coverage in case your pet damages property or hurts someone.
Pet insurance, on the other hand, only helps cover the cost of vet bills if your pet becomes injured or ill. “
Alexah Grinnell
Answered on Apr 09, 2021
Alexah Grinnell has been working in the insurance industry for 5 years with a primary focus of coverage consulting in the sales department. She has been working for Jerry Insurance since July of 2019 and has also has experience working for AAA and State Farm. She currently lives in Rochester, NY with her husband and 3 kids

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