Cane Corso Breed Overview
Cane Corso Health
Did you know? Cane Corso dogs are also referred to as Italian Mastiffs.
The Cane Corso is a large Italian dog breed that was originally bred as a companion dog, guard dog and hunter. As the owner of a Cane Corso you should be aware of some potential hereditary health conditions that might manifest at some point during your dog’s lifetime.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Elbow Dysplasia||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Stomach Bloat||$1,500 to $7,500|
|Broken Bones||$200 to $5,000|
|Torn Ligament||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Patellar Luxation||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Ectropion||$300 to $1,500|
|Entropion||$300 to $1,500|
|Cherry Eye||$500 to $1,000|
|Canine Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
Key Coverage to Consider
All of the leading pet insurance companies cover major medical issues like accidents and illnesses. This chart provides a more detailed breakdown.
|✓ 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|
Note: Unfortunately, dog insurance does not cover pre-existing conditions, so it’s important to enroll while your pet is healthy and young.
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 Cane Corso.