Newfoundland Dog Pet Insurance
Did You Know?
Newfoundland dogs were originally bred as working dogs for fishermen in Newfoundland, which is a territory on Canada’s Atlantic Ocean border. The biggest ever recorded Newfoundland dog was seven feet long and over 180 pounds!
Newfoundland Dog Health
Newfoundland dogs have an average lifespan between 8 to 10 years and can be susceptible to various health complications. Here is a list of potential health issues to keep an eye on as the proud owner of a Newfoundland dog.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Bloat / Gastric Torsion||$1,500 to $7,500|
|Addison’s Disease||$2,400 per year|
|Hypothyroidism||$10 to $30 per month|
|Cushing’s Disease||$500 to $2,000|
|Pulmonic Stenosis||$15,000 to $20,000|
|Patent Ductus Arteriosus||$2,500 to $5,000|
|Aortic Stenosis||$3,000 to $6,000|
|IMT||$500 to $1,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Elbow Dysplasia||$3,000 to $5,000|
|Patellar Luxation||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
|Von Willebrand Disease||$500 to $1,000|
|Entropion||$300 to $1,500|
|Ectropion||$300 to $1,500|
|Ligament Tear||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000|
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 it costs.Note: Prices based on averages for most popular dog and cat breeds insured. All prices based on 90% reimbursement, $250 deductible and maximum annual limits.
*NAPHIA 2019 State of the Industry Report