Pet Insurance

Tufts University is pleased to offer Pet Insurance through Nationwide Insurance. Nationwide offers the broadest pet insurance coverage available, which may reimburse up to 90% of your veterinary bills. You may choose to use any licensed Veterinarian, including specialists and emergency services. There are no age restrictions for the covered pets, nor lifetime limits. Some pre-existing condition restrictions may apply.

As a Tufts University employee, you will receive employee preferred pricing and multiple-pet discounts (if applicable). Your monthly premiums will be conveniently deducted from your paycheck as a post-tax benefit. For employees paid on a weekly basis the deduction will occur in the 4th paycheck of the monthly. For employees paid on a semi-monthly basis the deduction will occur in the 2nd paycheck of the month. Please enroll by the 15th of the month for coverage to begin on the 1st of the following month. You may enroll in, or drop coverage at any time throughout the year.

The university is offering My Pet Protection with Wellness and My Pet Protection plans for dogs and cats. Both plans offer 90% reimbursement for qualified services, a $250 deductible, and $7,500 annual maximum. Both plans also offer a 24/7 VetHelpLine.

To enroll in My Pet Protection with Wellness or My Pet Protection, visit or call Nationwide toll-free at 877-738-7874.

For coverage for animals other than household cats & dogs, please contact Nationwide directly at 877-738-7874 or visit their general website: