Pet Insurance in West Virginia
The mountain state is one of the most beautiful states in America, and quite frankly, one of the most pet-friendly.
Mountains and streams are a dog’s best friend. Any dog that is lucky enough to live in West Virginia knows how great the outdoors can be in Appalachia. But with all that terrain and wilderness comes risks to your dog or cats health.
The reality being a pet parent is that your pet can be either lucky or unlucky. We certainly hope that your pets are always lucky, but in case something does happen, we wanted to make you aware of some possible health issues and costs associated with treating them.
Health Conditions and Costs
Just like people, our pets get sick or injured and need medical care. And just like people, treatment can be very expensive. So if you’ve never had the unfortunate experience of visiting a veterinary hospital consider yourself lucky. Vet hospitals provide excellent treatment, but they can leave you in financial ruins. Here is a sample of common pet health issues and the costs to treat them.
- Broken Bones – $200 to $5,000
- Cancer – $5,000 to $20,000
- Diabetes – $100 per month
- Elbow Dysplasia – $3,000 to $6,000 per elbow
- Torn Ligament – $3,000 to $6,000
Source: More dog health conditions
Pet Insurance Prices in West Virginia
Pet insurance companies base prices on your pet’s breed, age and where you live. Here are some sample prices across the state.
- Morgantown, WV – $31/month
- Huntington, WV – $32/month
- Charleston, WV – $34/month
Average costs for full coverage, three year-old mixed breed dog