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Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiffs are giant breed dogs. These dogs were first used as guard dogs. Today they are popular pets. These dogs tend to be quite stubborn at times but can learn new tricks and commands with a dedicated owner. They do need constant training and socialization to prevent them from becoming aggressive and destructive. 

Common Health Issues In Tibetan Mastiffs

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

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

Pet Health Insurance for your Tibetan Mastiffs

If you are looking for pet health insurance for your Tibetan Mastiffs, you should ensure that many health issues commonly seen in Tibetan Mastiffs 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 Tibetan Mastiffs.

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 Tibetan Mastiffs!

 Medically Reviewed by Sara Ochoa, DVM 


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