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Pet Insurance For German Shorthaired Pointers

K9 COVER offers comprehensive pet insurance for your German Shorthaired Pointer. Traditionally a hunting dog, the German Shorthaired Pointer is a regal and statuesque breed. They are very intelligent and easy to train so make ideal family pets and loyal companions. The German Shorthaired Pointer is very active and will suit a family who loves to be out exploring the countryside. To ensure your German Shorthaired Pointer 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 German Shorthaired Pointers

The German Shorthaired Pointer is prone to some minor health conditions. These include:

  • gastric torsion
  • hypothyroidism
  • canine hip dysplasia
  • osteochondrosis dissecans
  • von willebrand's disease
German Shorthaired Pointer

Switch Your Lifetime Cover

Did you know, you can now switch your existing lifetime policy and maintain cover for pre-existing medical conditions? We insure German Shorthaired Pointers up to age 10 for a range of medical conditions. Simply complete our online medical screening.

Typical Claims Costs

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.