Greyhound Dog Breed Overview
Did You Know?
Greyhounds are the fastest dog breed and can reach speeds over 40 miles per hour!
Greyhound Health Overview
One of the most distinct dog breeds in the world, Greyhounds are an extremely athletic dog breed that can make awesome pets.
They are a relatively healthy breed, but as is the case with any purebred dog, Greyhounds are susceptible to hereditary issues and other health problems.
Here is a sample to give you an idea of care and cost.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Stomach Bloat||$1,500 to $7,500|
|Bone Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Heart Disease||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Hypothyroidism||$10 to $30 per month|
|Separation Anxiety||$30 to $60 per month|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Patellar Luxation||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Broken Bones||$200 to $5,000|
|Torn Ligaments||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Foreign Body Ingestion||$500 to $5,000|
Insurance 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 Pet Insurance Cost?
Below are some samples across the country to give you an idea of how much pet insurance will cost for your Greyhound dog. The only way to know exactly how much a plan will cost is to get real quotes.
- Miami – $54/month
- Los Angeles – $58/month
- New York – $62/month
Source: Pet Insurance Cost