K9 COVER offers comprehensive pet insurance for your Chihuahua. The Chihuahua is named after a Mexican state and as a small breed you might think they are easy to look after, but they thrive on attention and need to be constantly entertained. They require good training to balance out their high energy and love to be part of a family. To ensure your Chihuahua 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.
The Chihuahua is predisposed to some common health conditions. These include:
Did you know, you can now switch your existing lifetime policy and maintain cover for pre-existing medical conditions? We insure Chihuahuas up to age 10 for a range of medical conditions. Simply complete our online medical screening.
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.