Dog Breed Insurance

by Jeremy on December 27, 2009

Dog Breed Insurance

What breed of dog are you going to purchase, do you know what health problems are common in this breed, do you know the cost of insurance for this dog breed? Read this article about dog breed insurance for more information. This article discusses what are the most expensive dogs to insure and what is the least expensive dog breed to insure.

Before you select the type of breed for your pet dog, it is important to take into account various costs that will arise from caring from your pet. Insurance companies normally offer different types of coverage for different dog breeds. This is done taking into account the fact that different breeds will incur varying expenses when it comes to veterinary care. On average, the most expensive dog breed is 61% more expensive to treat than the cheapest. Most insurance companies will require a supplementary insurance premium on covers for select breed dogs which are regarded as being more prone to ailments and therefore more expensive to treat.

When it comes to dog breed insurance, certain dog breeds are most prone to ailments, which therefore results in the dog owner incurring expensive vet bills. The most expensive dogs to treat include the Rottweiler, Weirmeraner and Bulldogs. On the other hand, some of the least expensive dog breeds to treat include the King Charles spaniel, the Yorkshire Terrier and the West Highland White.

When buying your dog breed insurance, you will find that the most expensive dogs to insure are the Pedigree and rare breeds which include: Beauceron, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bulldog, Deerhound, Dogue de Bordeaux, Estrela Mountain Dog, Great Dane, Irish Wolfhound, Leonberger, All Mastiff Breeds, Newfoundland, Old English Sheepdog, Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Rottweiler and St Bernard. The dog breeds for which insurance companies encounter most claims are Labrador Retriever, English Cocker Spaniel, Rottweiler and Alsatian.

 On the other hand, certain breeds of dogs are less prone to ailments. For this reason, they normally incur lower vet bills than their pedigree partners, thereby making them less expensive to insure as well. Insurance companies normally encounter the least claims from dog owners of such breeds, making these breeds cheap to insure. These breeds of dogs include the Yorkshire Terrier, Standard Poodle, Welsh Springer Spaniel, Flat-coated retriever and the Beagle.

By reading this article you can see what the cheapest breed of dog to insure is, and the most expensive dog breed insurance.

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