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Specialist insurance for dogs

Pet Insurance For Shetland Sheepdogs

K9 COVER offers comprehensive pet insurance for your Shetland Sheepdog. The Shetland Sheepdog, or Sheltie, is a beautiful dog, known for its intelligence and willingness to please. It has a long, shiny soft coat and was bred to help farmers manage their herd. This makes them easy to train and affectionate to be around. The Shetland Sheepdog is the ideal family pet. To ensure your Shetland Sheepdog 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 Shetland Sheepdogs

The Shetland Sheepdog is prone to some common health conditions. These include:

  • patellar luxation
  • allergies
  • hypothyroidism
  • canine hip dysplasia
  • hemophilia
Shetland Sheepdog

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 Shetland Sheepdogs up to age 10 for a range of medical conditions. Simply complete our online medical screening.

Typical Claims Costs

According to the Association of British Insurers the average cost of a pet insurance claim in 2022 rose to £771, 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.