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.

ConditionCost 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
Degenerative MyelopathyVaries
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
OsteochondrosisVaries
Entropion$300 to $1,500
Ectropion$300 to $1,500
Ligament Tear$3,000 to $6,000
Cataracts$2,000 to $3,000

 

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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 Conditionsx 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.

Company
Overall Average
Average for Dogs
Average for Cats
 

 
 
 
$37/mo.
 
$51/mo.
 
$28/mo.
 
North American Pet Health Insurance Association
 
 
 
$44/mo.
 
$47/mo.
 
$30/mo.
 

 
 
$48/mo.
 
$65/mo.
 
$37/mo.
 
Embrace small logo
 
 
$65/mo.
 
$81/mo.
 
$57/mo.
 

 
 
$65/mo.
 
$85/mo.
 
$50/mo.
 

 
 
$65/mo.
 
$83/mo.
 
$53/mo.
 

 
 
$65/mo.
 
$78/mo.
 
$61/mo.
 

 
 
$67/mo.
 
$90/mo.
 
$45/mo.
 
Trupanion Pet Insurance logo
 
 
$72/mo.
 
$89/mo.
 
$63/mo.
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

 

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