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Bull Terrier Pet Insurance

Bull Terrier is a very friendly and loyal dog breed. 

Common Health Issues In Bull Terriers

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

  • Elbow Dysplasia and Hip Dysplasia: Hip and elbow dysplasia are extremely common in this breed. It occurs when the joint sockets do not properly form which can cause their elbow or hip to pop out. If your dog has dysplasia, their limbs may be in pain or cause them to limp. Your vet can discuss what can be done to help manage the signs of pain and help decrease arthritis formation so that your Bull Terrier can live a long and happy life. 
  • Skin Issues:  Bull Terrier commonly has 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 Bull Terrier’s skin healthy.
  • Ear Infections: Bull Terriers are known for having ear infections. Their ears will trap moisture causing your dog to easily develop an infection. This can require frequent vet visits and treatment to help keep their ears free of infection.

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

Pet Health Insurance for your Bull Terrier

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

Many times, certain health conditions are considered genetic or are pre-existing conditions and may not be covered for your Bull 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 Bull Terrier!

Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM 

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