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American Staffordshire terrier Pet Insurance

American Staffordshire Terriers are friendly and loyal dog breeds. With proper training and socialization, they can be great family dogs too. These dogs are very active and will need something to burn off their excess energy or become destructive.

Common Health Issues In American Staffordshire Terrier

Most American Staffordshire Terriers are very healthy. Some of the few genetic and health conditions that could be seen in American Staffordshire Terrier are:

All of these issues will need constant care and monitoring to help keep your American Staffordshire Terrier healthy and happy. If you notice anything wrong with your American Staffordshire Terrier, they should see a vet right away. Some issues can be life-threatening.

Pet Health Insurance for your American Staffordshire Terrier

If you are looking for pet health insurance for your American Staffordshire Terrier, you should ensure that the health issues commonly seen in American Staffordshire Terrier are covered. You will also want to find insurance that has short waiting times on treatment and surgery. If you prolong these procedures, your dog could have permeant health issues.

Certain health conditions are often considered genetic or are pre-existing conditions and may not be covered for your American Staffordshire Terrier. 

You could also consider enrolling in Pet Assure, a veterinary discount plan that is a low-cost pet insurance alternative. This plan has no exclusions due to age, breed, or hereditary conditions. Even pre-existing conditions are covered! Get a quote today. It's perfect for American Staffordshire Terrier!

 Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM

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