Papillon Dog Overview
Did You Know?
The Papillon dog is also called the Continental Toy Spaniel. Papillons were first introduced in the 1500’s and were a popular breed in France, England, Italy and Belgium. They are a relatively healthy breed with an average lifespan of 11 years, but can live as long as 17 years.
Papillon Health Issues
Despite being a relatively healthy breed, just like any purebred dog, Papillons are susceptible to hereditary disorders and other health issues. Here is a list of potential health issues to keep an eye on for your Papillon.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Patellar Luxation||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Stomach Bloat||$1,500 to $7,500|
|Eye Problems||$50 to $3,000|
|Disc Disease||$3,000 to $9,000|
|Cruciate Ligament Tear||$3,000 to $10,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Elbow Dysplasia||$3,000 to $5,000|
|Dental Problems||$250 to $1,500|
|Heart Disease||$5,000 to $20,000|
Pet Insurance Can Help
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 Papillon.
Source: Pet Insurance Cost