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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.