Shiba Inu Dogs
Shiba Inu Health Overview
With an average lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Shiba Inu are a very healthy dog breed. But in reality any dog is susceptible to health issues at some point during their lifetime. Although we hope nothing happens to your Shiba Inu here is a list of notable health issues to be aware of.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Elbow Dysplasia||$3,000 to $5,000|
|Patellar Luxation||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Canine Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
|Glaucoma||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Progressive Retinal Atrophy||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Inflammatory Bowel Disease||Varies|
|Broken Bones||$200 to $5,000|
|Torn Ligaments||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Foreign Body Ingestion||$500 to $5,000|
Pet Insurance for Shiba Inu Dogs
Shiba Inu are a unique breed and have a unique set of needs. Here our list of the best pet insurance companies for dogs in the U.S.
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 pet insurance will cost for your Shiba Inu. The only way to know exactly how much a plan will cost is to get custom quotes.
|Los Angeles||Miami||New York|
Source: Pet Insurance Cost