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Pet Insurance for Labrador Retrievers

K9 Pet Insurance offers great value pet insurance for your Labrador. The Labrador was traditionally bred to be a useful working dog. Today they are known for being good natured and gentle dogs which make them great family pets. Labradors have consistently been one of the most popular dogs in the UK thanks to their trustworthy and obedient nature. Labradors are intelligent dogs who require a lot of exercise and stimulation. To ensure your Labrador gets the care they need, make sure you invest in pet insurance for your dog. We have a range of options to suit the age and medical history of your dog.

Common Medical Conditions for Labrador Retrievers

Although Labradors are resilient dogs, there are a few common health conditions to look out for. These include:

  • joint conditions
  • cancer
  • hepatitis
  • epilepsy
  • eye problems

Typical Claims costs for Labrador 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.