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Border Collie

Border Collies are popular herding dogs. These dogs are friendly, brilliant, and active family dogs. They are also great dogs to live on a farm. They will need frequent grooming and baths to help keep their fur clean with their long hair. 

Common Health Issues In Border Collies

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

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

Pet Health Insurance for your Border Collies

If you are looking for pet health insurance for your Border Collies, you should ensure that many health issues commonly seen in Border Collies are covered. You will also want to find insurance with 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 Border Collies.

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 Border Collies!

Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM

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