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Specialist insurance for dogs

Pet Insurance For Whippets

K9 COVER offers comprehensive pet insurance for your Whippet. The Whippet descended from a greyhound and shares a number of the breed's characteristics. A fast dog, the Whippet was useful for hunters who wanted to catch rabbits and other small game. The Whippet is beautiful and makes an ideal family pet because they are loyal, obedient and fun to be around. To ensure your Whippet 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 Whippets

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

  • progressive retinal atrophy
  • arrhythmia
  • mitral valve disease
  • immune mediated problems
  • eye problems

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 Whippets 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.