Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dogs
Did You Know?
In England, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is nicknamed the “nanny dog” because of its reputation as a playmate and guardian of children.
According to the UK Kennel club the average lifespan of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier is 13 years. They are a relatively healthy breed but like any purebred Bull Terrier they are susceptible to some hereditary issues and other health issues.
Here is a list of potential health issues to be aware of if you own a Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Elbow Dysplasia||$3,000 to $5,000|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Hypothyroidism||$10 to $30 per month|
|Canine Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Atopic Dermatitis||$100 to $500|
|Demodectic Mange||$50 to $100|
|Broken Bones||$200 to $5,000|
|Torn Ligaments||$3,000 to $6,000|
|Foreign Body Ingestion||$500 to $5,000|
Pet Insurance for Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a unique breed and have a unique set of needs. Here our list of the best pet insurance companies for dogs to help you get started.
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 Staffordshire Bull Terrier. The only way to know exactly how much a plan will cost is to get real quotes.
|Los Angeles||Miami||New York|
Source: Pet Insurance Cost