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Pet Insurance for Doberman Pinschers

K9 Pet Insurance offers comprehensive pet insurance for your Doberman Pinscher. The Doberman Pinscher is categorised as loyal, fearless and alert. These dogs have a beautiful, unique physique and a strong, long muzzle. Doberman Pinschers make excellent companions and guard dogs, but they do require effective training to manage their excitable temperaments. They are best suited to experienced dog owners. To ensure your Doberman Pinscher 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 Doberman Pinschers

Doberman Pinschers have a lifespan of 10 – 12 years and are generally healthy dogs. They do suffer from some common health conditions, including:

  • hip dysplasia
  • progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
  • osteosarcoma
  • demodicosis
  • gastric torsion

Typical Claims costs for Doberman Pinschers

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.