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Alaskan Malamute Dogs

Did You Know?

The Alaskan Malamute was originally bred to haul heavy freight because of their strength, endurance and ability to withstand cold temperatures. These are the same reasons they later became Alaskan sled dogs.

Alaskan Malamute Health Issues

Although the Alaskan Malamute is a relatively healthy and hearty breed, just like any large, purebred dog, they are susceptible to hereditary disorders.

Here is a sample of potential health issues to keep an eye on as the owner of an Alaskan Malamute.

  • Hip Dysplasia – $4,000 to $6,000
  • Elbow Dysplasia – $3,000 to $5,000
  • Heart Disease – $5,000 to $20,000
  • Epilepsy – $200 to $15,000
  • Hypothyroidism – $10 to $20 per month
  • Corneal Dystrophy – $2,000 to $3,000
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy – $2,000 to $3,000
  • Cataracts – $2,000 to $3,000
  • Patellar Luxation – $1,500 to $3,000
  • Osteochondrodysplasia – $1,200 to $1,500
  • Stomach Bloat – $1,500 to $7,500
  • Heart Disease – $5,000 to $20,000
  • Cancer – $5,000 to $20,000
  • Broken Bones – $200 to $5,000
  • Torn Ligaments – $3,000 to $6,000
  • Foreign Body Ingestion – $500 to $5,000

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What Coverage Should You Consider?

These are the most important pet insurance coverages you should have as the proud owner of an Alaskan Malamute. All five pet insurance companies listed include standard coverage, which is what we recommend.

  • Accidents
  • Emergency Care
  • Illnesses
  • Cancer Coverage
  • Prescription Meds
  • Orthopedic Issues
  • Hereditary Conditions
  • Routine Care
  • 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 Alaskan Malamute. The only way to know exactly how much a policy will cost is to compare quotes from various companies.

Note: Average prices for a three year-old Alaskan Malamute.

 

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