Labradoodle pet insurance
Find out everything you need to know about insuring your Labradoodle.
Labradoodle’s are one of the most easy-going breeds around, and are always ready to play at a moments notice. These socialable, loyal dogs make for the perfect pet, so if you’re lucky enough to have one, they are likely a big part of the family.
So to make sure you pick the right pet insurance plan possible check out our guide on everything you need to know about insuring your Labradoodle.
What is the best type of insurance for your Labradoodle?
When deciding on a pet insurance plan, it is important to recognise that not every insurance policy will suit every dog, as health requirements change from breed to breed. Therefore, it is essential to factor in the potential health requirements that your Labradoodle may face.
For your Labradoodle, a lifetime insurance policy may be a good investment. There are a number of conditions that your Labradoodle could develop that will require daily medication, such as epilepsy. Whilst this policy is often the most expensive, it could be the right fit, especially for lifelong illnesses, as the financial limit for each condition restarts with the renewal of the policy. This means that all conditions will continue to be covered by your insurance plan, and limits the likeliness of you having to cover any needed treatments yourself.
If this doesn’t appeal to you, you may wish to opt for a maximum benefit policy. This insurance is often more affordable, and you are able to claim more than once for each condition. However, be aware that when the financial limit for each condition is reached, it does not restart with the renewal of the policy, and the condition becomes pre-existing, meaning it is no longer viable to be covered by any future insurance.
Average pet insurance cost for a Labradoodle
We wanted to provide you with an average figure of how much it could cost you to insure your Labradoodle, so we ran a number of quotes from a selection of pet insurance companies. Our results estimated that, on average, you could insure your Labradoodle with a lifetime policy for £14.16 a month, or an annual payment of £160.12. Alternatively, you could pay £13.29 a month or an annual payment of £151.68 to insure your Labradoodle with a maximum benefit policy. To run these quotes, we used the following pet information:
- Bought for £500
- No pre-existing conditions
- Vaccinations up to date
- Non aggressive
Common health problems for Labradoodle’s
Whilst it’s upsetting to think of everything that could go wrong with your beloved Labradoodle, being aware of the breed’s common illnesses will help you prepare for any eventuality. These illnesses range from very treatable to ongoing or recurring conditions.
Common illnesses for Labradoodle’s include:
- Warts and growths
- Otitis externa
- Joint problems
Average treatment costs for Labradoodle’s
Before picking a pet insurance policy, it is useful to be aware of the average treatment costs of common illnesses your Labradoodle is prone to. This information can help you decide on the right policy for your dog’s needs, and your wallet’s.
Average treatment costs for common illnesses:
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Fun facts about Labradoodle’s
- They were designed to be the first breed of hypoallergenic guide and assistance dogs, with the first litter bred for a blind woman in Hawaii.
- Labradoodle’s are a joy to train as they are highly intelligent and love to be taught new things.
- There are a large variety of Labradoodle’s, ranging in sizes and colours.
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