Portuguese Water Dog
Portuguese Water Dog Health Issues
The Portuguese Water Dog is a relatively healthy breed. However, like any purebred dog, they are susceptible to hereditary disorders and may require emergency care. Here is a list of conditions and the cost to treat to give you an idea.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Addison’s Disease||$2,400 per year|
|Heart Disease||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Bloat||$1,500 to $7,500|
|Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Corneal Dystrophy||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Progressive Retinal Atrophy||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Broken Bones||$200 to $5,000|
|Torn Ligaments||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Foreign Body Ingestion||$500 to $5,000|
What Coverage Should You Should Have?
These are the most important pet insurance coverages you should have as the proud owner of a Portuguese Water Dog.
Note: There are no pet insurance companies that cover pre-existing conditions.
Learn More: Pet Health Insurance 101
How Much Does it Cost?
Below are some samples across the country to give you an idea of how much pet insurance will cost for your Portuguese Water Dog. The only way to know exactly how much a policy will cost is to compare quotes from various companies.
Note: Average prices for a three year-old Portuguese Water Dog
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