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Italian greyhounds

Italian Greyhounds are alert, playful, and highly affectionate small breed dogs. These dogs tend to love warmer climates or a nice cozy blanket to snuggle in. Even though they are small in size, they are great at agility and love running and playing, making them great family dogs. 

Common Health Issues In Italian Greyhounds

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

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

Pet Health Insurance for your Italian Greyhounds

If you are looking for pet health insurance for your Italian Greyhounds, you should ensure that seizures issues 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.

Many times, seizures are considered a Pre-existing condition and may not be covered for this breed. 

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 Italian Greyhounds!

 Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM

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