By using the K9 Cover website, you agree to use of our cookies to enhance your experience

Logo

Specialist insurance for dogs

Pet Insurance For Rhodesian Ridgebacks

K9 COVER offers comprehensive pet insurance for your Rhodesian Ridgeback. The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a faithful companion who loves to follow a leader. They were originally bred in Africa where they were hunters and game dogs. The Rhodesian Ridgeback are strong, muscular dogs with a statuesque frame and good temperament. After some initial training, the Rhodesian Ridgeback will make a great family pet. To ensure your Rhodesian Ridgeback 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 Rhodesian Ridgebacks

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a sturdy, healthy dog but they are prone to some common health conditions. These include:

  • hip dysplasia
  • elbow dysplasia
  • gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV)
  • hypothyroidism
  • dermoid sinus
Rhodesian Ridgeback

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 Rhodesian Ridgebacks 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.