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Award-winning† Pet Insurance in Australia

  • - Award-winning† pet insurance with optional extra benefits
  • - Pet care plans customised for vets and pet owners
  • - We’re pet specialists. It’s all we do!
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Why Insure with Knose?

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Up to $25,000 Annual Limit

With Knose, you can choose your preferred Annual Limit up to $25,000

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No sub-limits or hidden costs

Tailor your policy to fit your needs and budget, all without any confusing sub-limits

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Quick and easy claims

On average, most claims close in just 5 working days

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Australian-based customer care

Our Australian customer care team is committed to delivering the highest level of service and peace of mind

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Free & unlimited help 24/7

Call or chat with a trained, registered vet nurse 24/7. Best of all, it’s free to all Knose members!

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20 Excellence awards ++ and counting!

Knose has earned titles like Best Value Pet Insurance, Pet Insurer of the Year, and Best Quality Pet Insurance in Australia

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20+ Excellence Awards

Guarding your pet's well-being with proven excellence.

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Tailored pet insurance cover for every pet and budget

  • Simply choose your desired Annual Limit, Benefit Percentage, and Annual Excess.
  • There are no sub-limits or hidden costs.
  • You can also add Optional Extra Benefits if you’d like to include cover for Dental Illness, Behavioural Problems and Specialised Therapies.
  • All Knose customers get free access to Pet Health Hotline. Find out if you need to take your pet to the vet, ask specific questions or get general advice, any time, day or night.

Covers accidental injury

Covers illness

Covers emergency boarding

Covers chronic conditions

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Pre-existing conditions and other exclusions, terms & conditions apply. Please see the Product Disclosure Statement for more details.

What our customers love about Knose

Knose Pet Insurance Founders - Nathan Harris and Tiaan Dreyer

Discover our story

Our purpose is to make Australian pets the healthiest and happiest in the world.

  • Pet care should be simple, easy and convenient.
  • Prevention is better than cure, but understand accidents and illness do happen.
  • Everyone should have access to, and be able to afford great pet care.
  • In the power and importance of local independent veterinary clinics.
  • Every customer, vet, pet owner and supplier should be treated with care and respect.

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Knose Pet Insurance Awards 2023

Frequently Asked Questions


What is pet insurance and why should I consider it for my pet?

It’s common for cats and dogs to require veterinary attention at some point in their lives, and the severity and cost of such care can be unpredictable. Our pet insurance is designed to provide extensive coverage for unexpected injuries and illnesses your pet may face. Knose Pet Insurance offers extensive plans that encompass dog insurance and cat insurance, catering to pets living with you in Australia. We prioritise your pet’s well-being and don’t impose sub-limits, ensuring they have access to veterinary treatment whenever they need it most.

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We focus exclusively on dogs and cats, so it’s important to note that we do not cover any other type of animals. Additionally, certain breeds are considered dangerous or banned in Australia, and we don’t provide coverage for such breeds. If your pet’s breed falls under this category after purchasing or renewing the policy, they will no longer be eligible, and we will send you a notice of non-renewal before the expiration of your current Period of Insurance.

Moreover, cats and dogs engaged in commercial or sporting activities, such as breeding, working, fighting, racing, personal protection, gun sports, law enforcement, or guarding, are not eligible for coverage. However, there are exceptions, and we do provide cover for pets engaged in specific activities like show dogs/cats, search and rescue dogs, guide dogs, assistance dogs, or customs sniffer dogs.

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Knose Pet Insurance offers comprehensive coverage and a range of benefits to protect your beloved dog or cat.
Our policies cover veterinary costs for injuries and illnesses, providing financial support when your pet needs medical attention the most. Additionally, our coverage includes essential euthanasia costs, and veterinary expenses for overseas trips of up to sixty (60) days in New Zealand or Norfolk Island. We also offer optional extra benefits, such as coverage for dental illness, behavioural problems, and specialised therapies. 

With a Knose pet insurance, you also get free 24/7 access to Pet Health Hotline Online, where you can receive expert advice and guidance on your pet’s health, behaviour, training, and nutrition concerns.

Please refer to the relevant sections of the Product Disclosure Statement and Policy Wording and Your Certificate of Insurance for full benefit details and applicable terms, limitations, conditions, exclusions and definitions.

Learn more about Knose Pet Insurance.

At Knose, we are dedicated to providing straightforward and accessible pet insurance options for both dogs and cats. Our goal is to keep Knose Pet Insurance simple and flexible to suit your unique needs. You can choose from various Annual Limits of $7,500, $12,500, or $25,000, and Benefit Percentages of 70%, 80%, or 90%. Additionally, we offer three Annual Excess options, namely $200, $100, or $0. With Knose, you won’t encounter any sub-limits, ensuring extensive coverage for your furry companions without unnecessary complications.

With Knose Pet Insurance, you get the advantage of Lifetime Cover, which means there are no age limits once you have insurance. However, there are specific age criteria for starting the insurance policy. When purchasing a new Policy, the minimum age for entry is 6 weeks old and the maximum age for entry is 8 years and 364 days old.

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