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Basset Hound Pet Insurance

Basset Hounds have short legs and long bodies. These dogs are great at tracking scents and were first used for hunting. They are also very easy-going and gentle, making them great family dogs too.

Common Health Issues In Basset Hounds

Most Basset Hounds are very healthy. Some of the few genetic and health conditions that could be seen in Basset Hounds are:

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

Pet Health Insurance for your Basset Hound

If you are looking for pet health insurance for your Basset Hound, you should ensure that many health issues commonly seen in Basset Hounds 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 permanent health issues.

Certain health conditions are often considered genetic or are pre-existing conditions and may not be covered for your Basset Hound.

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 Basset Hounds!

 Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM

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