Did You Know?
The Vizsla dog breed originated in Hungary and the first documented reference was prepared for King Lajos the Great in 1357.
Potential Vizsla Health Issues
As the owner of a Vizsla you should be aware of some of the following potential genetic and hereditary conditions that your dog may suffer from during his or her lifetime.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Cancer *||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Hypothyroidism||$10 to $30 per month|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Eye Problems||$50 to $3,000|
|Glaucoma||$2,000 to $3,000|
|Von Willebrand Disease||$500 to $1,000|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
* Most commonly Lipoma, Mast Cell Tumors, Hemangiosarcoma and Lymphoma
Insurance Options for Vizsla Dogs
Vizsla are a unique breed and have a unique set of needs. The good news is that all the leading pet insurance companies cover major medical issues like accidents and illnesses. This chart provides a more detailed breakdown.
Key Coverage to Consider
|✓ 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 it costs. However, the only way to know exactly how much a plan will cost is to get quotes for your Vizsla.
Source: Pet Insurance Cost