Border Collie Pet Insurance
Find out everything you need to know about insuring your Border Collie.
Border Collies are fantastic family dogs, and so if you have one, they are probably a key member of the family. Therefore, it is wise to insure your Border Collie with the right policy for their medical needs, so that they are covered no matter what comes their way.
You wouldn’t skimp on the right home insurance, and pet insurance is no different. So, to avoid paying unnecessary vet fees, check out our guide on everything you need to know about insuring your Border Collie.
What is the best type of insurance for your Border Collie?
For your Border Collie, you may which to consider insuring them with a maximum benefit policy. This type of insurance is usually more affordable and you are able to claim more than once for the same condition, which is ideal for your Border Collie as a lot of the health problems may re-occur, though they may not be on a regular basis. However, it is important to be aware that when your financial limit is reached for each condition, you will have to pay for any further treatments yourself.
If you don’t want to risk having to pay lots of money for treatments, a lifetime policy may be a worthwhile investment to consider. Financial limits for each condition restart with the renewal of the policy, and whilst it is more expensive it could limit you having to pay for treatments yourself.
Average pet insurance cost for a Border Collie
To provide you with an average figure of how much it could cost you to insure your Border Collie, we ran a series of quotes from a variety of well-known pet insurance companies. Our results found that, on average, you could insure your Border Collie with a maximum benefit policy for the price of £13.49 a month, or £150.55 annually. If you decide to opt for a slightly more expensive lifetime policy, you could insure your four-legged friend for £14 a month, or an annual payment of £156.74. To run these quotes, we used the following pet information:
- Bought for £400
- Up to date vaccinations
- No pre-existing conditions
- Non aggressive
Common health problems for Border Collies
Whilst no-one likes think of their beloved dog unwell, being aware of common illnesses in their breed can help with making sure they are covered by the right policy, in addition to keeping them healthy. Border Collies have a number of common health issues that they are likely to experience, but fear not as they are all treatable. Despite this, some of the conditions could become ongoing or reoccur, and it is important to bare this in mind when making a decision on your pet insurance.
Common illnesses for Border Collies include:
- Joint problems
- Cruciate ligament injury
- Warts and growths
- Eye problems
Average treatments cost for Border Collies
Understanding the average treatment costs for some of the common illnesses experienced by the Border Collie breed may help you in picking the policy which is right for you and your dog. Having the right insurance cover can help limit the likelihood of you having to pay for these treatments yourself.
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Fun facts about Border Collies
- Border Collies are arguably the most intelligent breed of dog, and love using their genius to problem solve.
- Remaining active is a must for this breed: this breed needs a lot for stimulation due to their intelligence.
- Border Collies soak up behaviours very quickly, so it is important to start training them young.
- A Border Collie named Striker currently holds the World Record for the fastest non electric car window opened by a dog, which he achieved in 11.34 seconds!
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