When can I put cover in place if I haven't got my pet yet? Tamara 21 March 2019 11:35 Updated Follow You can put cover in place as soon as you take ownership of your pet. Related articles Can I add another pet in the future? Do you offer lifetime cover? When can I make a claim? Can you pay my vet directly? At what age can I insure my pet? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.