Miniature Schnauzer Dogs
Did You Know?
Miniature Schnauzers originated from Germany and are descendants of Standard Schnauzers and smaller breeds such as Poodles and Affenpinschers.
Miniature Schnauzer Health Issues
Miniature Schnauzers have an average lifespan ranging between 10 to 15 years depending on the dog’s genetic bloodlines. Possible health conditions you should be aware of include.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Liver Shunt||$2,000 to $6,000|
|Legg-Perthes Disease||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Mitral Valve Disease||$15,000 to $20,000|
|Diabetes||$100 per month|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
|Cryptorchidism||$200 to $500|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000 per hip|
|vWD||$500 to $1,000|
|Canine Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Eye Problems||$500 to $3,000|
Insurance for Miniature Schnauzers
Miniature Schnauzers are a unique breed and have a unique set of needs. Here our list of the best pet insurance companies in America to help get you started.
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 Pet Insurance 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.
- Albany, NY – $36/month
- Austin, TX – $39/month
- Portland, OR – $41/month
Source: Pet Insurance Cost