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Pet Insurance for Border Collies

K9 Pet Insurance offers great value pet insurance for your Border Collie. The Border Collie is an intelligent, highly energetic dog that will become frustrated if not challenged. The Border Collie was traditionally bred as a sheep dog and has a lifespan of 10 to 14 years. To ensure your Border Collie gets the care they need, make sure you invest in pet insurance. We have a range of options to suit the age and medical history of your dog.

Common Medical Conditions for Border Collies

The Border Collie is a strong dog prone to only minor illnesses, these include:

  • seizures
  • progressive retinal atrophy
  • osteochondritis dissecans
  • hypothyroidism
  • collie eye anomaly

Typical Claims costs for Border Collies

A survey conducted by the BBC in 2019 found that the average pet insurance claim had risen to £793, and the overwhelming number of payouts were to meet veterinary bills. Depending on location, a typical estimate for your dog to have x-rays, an intravenous drip and some painkillers as part of an overnight stay might start from around £1,600. Operations to repair fractures begin at around £950 and for more complicated work such as hip replacement the fee can easily rise to £3,500.