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Pet Insurance for Jack Russells

K9 Pet Insurance offers comprehensive pet insurance for your Jack Russell. Bred in England 200 years ago to hunt foxes, the Jack Russell is a surprisingly affectionate and lovable dog. These dogs are loyal but not as easy to train as some other breeds. Jack Russells are energetic dogs, so it is important that they are paired with a confident and experienced owner. To ensure your Jack Russell 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 Jack Russells

Jack Russells live long and healthy lives but are prone to some health conditions. These include:

  • eye disease
  • deafness
  • cataracts
  • ataxia
  • myasthenia gravis

Typical Claims costs for Jack Russells

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.