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Beagle Pet Insurance
Beagles are small and hardy animals. They were first used to track scent but are also great family pets. They are very energetic and loving.
Common Health Issues In Beagles
Most Beagles are very healthy. Some of the few genetic and health conditions that could be seen in Beagles are:
- Hypothyroidism: This occurs when your dog has low thyroid levels. These dogs tend to sleep more and usually have an enlarged abdomen. Most dogs with hypothyroidism can easily be treated with daily medication.
- Epilepsy: Beagles can be epileptic. This is a disease that can cause your dog to have seizures. Epilepsy can easily be treated and managed with daily medication but cannot be cured. Many dogs with epilepsy can live a long and healthy life.
- Skin Issues: Beagles commonly have allergies and skin issues. This breed can need chronic allergy medications and antibiotics for their skin infection. They also may need to eat a special diet to help prevent any skin issues. All of these conditions will need to have constant care and attention to help keep your Beagle's skin healthy.
All of these issues will need constant care and monitoring to help keep your Beagles healthy and happy. If you notice anything wrong with your Beagles, they should see a vet right away. Some issues can be life-threatening.
Pet Health Insurance for your Beagles
If you are looking for pet health insurance for your Beagles, you should ensure that many health issues that are commonly seen in Beagles 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 Beagles.
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 your Beagles!
Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM