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Tailor Made
Pet Insurance

Simple - Affordable - Competitive

No Plans,  We don't choose your insurance for you. 

You build the insurance your pet needs!

Backed by Mutual & Federal - a leader in short term insurance

Underwritten by Mutual & Federal Risk Financing Limited who are a licensed Non-Life Insurer. Reg. No. 1966/10741/06

PetFirst insurance product is distributed by Shackleton life, an authorized financial services provider, FSP: 44723.

Petfirst - Putting your petfirst

PetFirst is South Africa's first Build-Your-Own pet insurance. Transparent, competitive, and tailored to your pet's unique needs.

Simple to understand—choose cover, benefits, premium. Your pet, your way, covered. 

Our Pet Care Benefits 
Your Choice

Pet  Wellness Benefit

Your tailor your pet insurance to the pets needs

Elevate your pet’s care with PetFirst’s Wellness Benefit! Save big on preventive expenses, from vaccinations to check-ups.

Experience financial peace of mind, making responsible pet care affordable. Affordable well-being is our commitment.

Pet Dental Benefit

Dental - its opitional and important

Good dental pet insurance coverage can help pet owners manage the costs associated with their pet’s dental care, which can be a significant part of overall pet healthcare.

Hereditary Treatment

Medication is covered

Pet Search & Rescue 

Vet Bills - We offer Comprehensive pet insuracne

Public Liability 

Public liability insuracne for naughty dogs

Coverage for medical treatments and care related to hereditary or congenital conditions in your pet.

Pet insurance policy that offers financial support and coverage for search and rescue activities for getting your pet back safely. 

Protection if your pet does damage to others. It covers the costs associated with third-party claims.*


Typically includes medical bills, property damage, and legal expenses if your pet injures someone or damages someone else’s property. It can also cover situations where your pet injures another pet. Some dog breeds and all cats are excluded from Public liability.


Cats and Dogs - Comprehensive pet insuracne
average rating is 5 out of 5

"Thrilled with PetFirst insurance! It's been a game-changer for my furry friend. Easy to understand, customizable coverage, and surprisingly affordable. Finally, pet insurance that's as fantastic as our pets! Highly recommend for peace of mind."


Game Changing 
Pet Insurance

For Purebreds, Rescues,  Pavement specials and everything inbetween 

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This is sooooo easy on your Cell phone - a quote in under a minute

5 things to know that make us great 

1. Your premium is based on breed.
2. No plans or packages – choose what your pet needs.
3. Competitive premiums to suit your pocket.
4. Multiple pet discounts (10% off the bat).
5. Fast claims turnaround times.


Call us any time Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm

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Covering injuries and accidents since 2022

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