Alaskan Husky Dogs
Did You Know?
The American Kennel Club does not recognize Alaskan Huskies as an official breed, but we do!
We characterize as Alaskan Huskies are a blend of various Nordic breeds including the Siberian Husky, Akita, Malamute and your Alaskan Husky may be a mix or cross with other breeds.
Alaskan Husky Health
If you own an Alaskan Husky then you should be aware of some health conditions that may affect your dog during his or her lifetime.
- Hip Dysplasia – $3,000 to $5,000
- Corneal Dystrophy – $2,000 to $3,000
- Progressive Retinal Atrophy – $2,000 to $3,000
- Cataracts – $2,000 to $3,000
- Broken Leg – $200 to $5,000
- Torn Ligament – $3,000 to $6,000
- Epilepsy – $200 to $15,000
- Entropion – $300 to $1,500
- Canine Cancer – $5,000 to $20,000
Sources: Dog Health Conditions
Pet Insurance for Alaskan Huskies
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 Husky from potential health issues is to enroll in a pet insurance policy while they are young and healthy.
Key Coverage to Consider
These are the most important pet insurance coverage options you should choose when selecting a plan for your Husky.
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 it costs. However, the only way to know exactly how much a plan will cost is to get quotes for your Alaskan Husky.
Pet health insurance pays for expensive veterinary treatment if your Alaskan Husky gets sick or injured. The sooner you get coverage for your dog the better.