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Specialist insurance for dogs with pre-existing medical conditions


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Pet Insurance for Boxers

K9 Pet Insurance offers great value pet insurance for your Boxer. The Boxer is a beautifully structured dog with its most distinctive feature being its head. Boxers are brachycephalic which means that they have broad short skulls, a square muzzle, and a very strong jaw and bite. To ensure your Boxer 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 Boxers

Boxer health issues are known to be hereditary. Before purchasing (or adopting) a boxer, it is important to know the dog’s genetic history from the breeder beforehand. Common medical conditions include:

  • heart disease
  • stomach bloating
  • cancer
  • hip dysplasia
  • eye disease

Typical Claims costs for Boxers

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.