Standard Schnauzer Dogs
Did You Know?
The Standard Schnauzer originated in Germany in the 14th – 15th century. Initially called Wire-Haired Pinscher, it’s new name was adopted in 1879.
Schnauzer Health Issues
Standard Schnauzers have an average lifespan of 10 to 15 years. They are a relatively healthy dog breed but there are some health issues you should be prepared for.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Liver Shunt||$2,000 to $6,000|
|Legg-Perthes Disease||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Mitral Valve Disease||$15,000 to $20,000|
|Diabetes||$100 per month|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
|Cryptorchidism||$200 to $500|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000 per hip|
|Von Willebrand Disease||$500 to $1,000|
|Canine Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Eye Problems||$500 to $3,000|
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 Pet Insurance Cost?
The cost of pet insurance varies depending on your pet’s breed, age and where you live. Here are some sample prices for a three year old Standard Schnauzer across the country.
Source: Pet Insurance Cost