Silky Terrier Dogs
Silky Terrier Health Overview
Australian Silky Terriers are a relatively healthy breed. However, like any small, purebred dog, they are susceptible to hereditary disorders and may require emergency care. Here is a sample of real health conditions and the average cost of treatment for each.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Legg-Perthes Disease||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Hypothyroidism||$10 to $30 per month|
|Liver Shunt||$2,000 to $5,000|
|Heart Disease||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Corneal Dystrophy||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Progressive Retinal Atrophy||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Patellar Luxation||$1,500 to $3,000|
|Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Broken Bones||$200 to $5,000|
|Torn Ligaments||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Foreign Body Ingestion||$500 to $5,000|
Pet Insurance Options
All of the 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 Silky Terrier. The only way to know exactly how much a policy will cost is to compare quotes from various companies.
|Los Angeles||Miami||New York|
Source: Pet Insurance Cost