English Mastiff Breed Overview
Did You Know?
The English Mastiff was first recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885.
English Mastiff Health Overview
The English Mastiff, also commonly known as Olde English Mastiff or simply Mastiff, is an extra-large breed of dog with an average lifespan of 10 to 12 years. As the proud owner of an English Mastiff you should be aware of some potential genetic 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|
|Ectropion||$300 to $1,500|
|Entropion||$300 to $1,500|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Persistent Pupillary Membranes||Varies|
|Progressive Retinal Atrophy||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
|Heart Disease||$5,000 to $20,000|
|von Willebrand’s Disease||$500 to $1,000|
|Wobblers Syndrome||$5,000 to $6,000|
|Canine Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
Pet Insurance for English Mastiffs
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 it costs. However, the only way to know exactly how much a plan will cost is to get quotes for your English Mastiff.