Chinese Crested Dog
Chinese Crested Dog Health Problems
The average lifespan of a healthy Chinese Crested Dog is 13 to 15 years. They are a relatively healthy breed but, like any small, 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.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Progressive Retinal Atrophy||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Luxating Patella||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
|Glaucoma||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Legg-Perthes Disease||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Heart Disease||$2,000 to $5,000|
|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|
Key Coverage to Consider
All of the top five best 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 pet insurance will cost for your Chinese Crested. The only way to know exactly how much a policy will cost is to compare quotes from various providers.