Pet Insurance in Louisiana
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Whether you live in the French Quarter with a Yorkshire Terrier, or you live in Monroe with a brood of Labrador Retrievers, we can help you find the perfect plan for your pet.
Veterinary Costs in Louisiana
Caring for a dog or can’t isn’t cheap. Food, boarding, toys, vet visits, if you’re a pet parent you already know this. However, what you might not know is how expensive veterinary care can be if your pet needs treatment for a major illness or injury.
Here is a sample of common health issues and the average costs to treat them.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Elbow Dysplasia||$3,000 to $6,000 per elbow|
|Entropion||$300 to $1,500 per eye|
|Epilepsy||$200 to $15,000|
|Eye Problems||$50 to $3,000 per eye|
|Fanconi Syndrome||$9,000 to $11,000|
Source: Dog Health Conditions
Pet Insurance Costs
Prices vary depending on the breed and age of your pet. Here are some sample prices for popular breeds in Louisiana.
|New Orleans||Baton Rouge||Shreveport|
Source: Pet Insurance Cost
Fun Facts about Veterinary Care
- Bayer HealthCare conducted a survey of 2,100 pet owners where 50% agreed the cost of veterinary care was much higher than they expected,
- In 2015 expenses on veterinary care are projected to exceed $16 billion
- There are 120 million veterinary visits every year in the U.S.
- A pet receives emergency medical care every 2 ½ seconds
- Every six seconds a pet owner is faced with a vet bill of more than $1,000
The #1 reason people buy pet insurance is that they, “Want to make decisions about their pet’s health care without worrying about whether or not they can afford treatment.”