Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound Health

The Afghan Hound is a health breed, but like any purebred dog, they are susceptible to hereditary disorders and other potential health issues. Here is a list of health problems you should be prepared for.

ConditionCost to Treat
Hip Dysplasia$4,000 to $6,000
Cataracts$2,000 to $3,000
Hypothyroidism$10-20 per month
Stomach Bloat$1,500 to $7,500
Cancer$5,000 to $20,000
Torn Ligaments$3,000 to $6,000
Spine Issues$3,000 to $9,000
Broken Bones$200 to $5,000
Torn Ligaments$3,000 to $6,000
Foreign Body Ingestion$500 to $5,000

 

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Pet Insurance for Afghan Hounds

As you can see from the list of potential health issues above, veterinary care can cost thousands of dollars if your dog gets sick or injured. The best way to protect your Afghan Hounds from potential health issues is to enroll in a pet insurance policy while they are young and healthy!

What Coverage Should You Should Have?

These are the most important pet insurance coverages you should have for an Afghan Hound.

Coverage
Emergency Care
Accidents
Illnesses
Cancer Coverage
Orthopedic Issues
Hereditary Conditions
Prescription Meds
Routine CareO
Pre-Existing Conditions

 

Note: There are no pet insurance companies that cover pre-existing conditions.

 

How Much Does it Cost?

Below are some samples across the country to give you an idea of how much pet insurance will cost for your Afghan Hound. The only way to know exactly how much a policy will cost is to compare quotes from various companies.

San Diego
San FranciscoSan Antonio
$48/mo.$52/mo.$46/mo.

 

Note: Average prices for a three year-old Afghan Hound

 

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