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Pet Insurance for Golden Retrievers

K9 Pet Insurance offers comprehensive pet insurance for your Golden Retriever. The Golden Retriever is a beautiful dog with a kind and gentle nature. They are intelligent dogs, that are easy to train, which makes them ideal pets for families. The Golden Retriever is generally a happy dog that gets along with people and other dogs. For first time dog owners Golden Retrievers are an excellent choice. To ensure your Golden Retriever 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 Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers are generally healthy dogs but like any animal they can suffer ill health. Some common conditions include:

  • hip dysplasia
  • elbow dysplasia
  • cataracts
  • progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
  • sub valvular aortic stenosis

Typical Claims costs for Golden Retrievers

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.