Boston Terrier Overview
Boston Terriers are also known as “Boston Bulls” and “American Gentleman” although I’ve never heard anyone refer to a Boston Terrier as an “American Gentleman.” They originated in Boston, MA around 1870.
Boston Terrier Health
Boston Terriers have an average lifespan between 11 to 13 years and can be susceptible to the following diseases and health conditions. If you’re here you’re the proud, loving owner of a Boston Terrier and you’re interested in pet health insurance. Here is everything you need to know.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Mitral Valve Disease||$15,000 to $20,000|
|Legg-Perthes Disease||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Cushing’s Disease||$500 to $2,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Luxating Patella||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Curvature of the Spine||$6,000 to $15,000|
|Hemivertebrae||$2,500 to $7,000|
|Achondroplasia||$1,000 to $5,000|
|Glaucoma||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Canine Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Heart Murmur||$5,000 to $20,000|
Highest Rated Insurance Companies
Boston Terriers are a unique breed and have a unique set of needs. Veterinary care can cost thousands of dollars if your Boston Terrier gets sick or injured. Here is a list of the most popular pet insurance companies.
|✓ Accidents||✓ Illnesses|
|✓ X-Rays, Blood Tests, etc.||✓ Surgery|
|✓ Hereditary Conditions||✓ Hospitalization|
|✓ Congenital Conditions||✓ Prescription Medications|
|✓ Chronic Conditions||✓ Emergency Care|
|✓ Cancer||✓ Specialty Care|
|✓ Diagnostic Treatment||✓ Alternative Treatment|
|X Pre-Existing Conditions||X Preventative Care|
How Much Does it Cost?
Pet insurance company’s rate based on your breed, age of your dog and where you live. In other words, the more expensive it is in your zip code the more you will pay because veterinary costs will be more expensive.
Note: Average prices for a three year-old Boston Terrier with standard coverage