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Tellmesomethingdifferent Tue 13-Jun-17 11:58:45

Does anyone know if tooth extraction is usually covered by pet insurance?

My ddog is going in next week to have a tooth extracted. I've only had her for just less than a year (she's a 10 year old rescue)

GahBuggerit Tue 13-Jun-17 11:59:58

not in my experience unless caused by an accident.

I think my dogs tooth removal cost about £80

Tellmesomethingdifferent Tue 13-Jun-17 12:50:04

It's costing me £230 but might be up to £400!

MipMipMip Tue 13-Jun-17 12:54:36

What insurer are you with and has the vet checked teeth at check ups?

GahBuggerit Tue 13-Jun-17 12:55:06

Ouch, mind you depends on the tooth, my dog was at one point having to have the back tooth (carnissal??) removed which would have required a specialist and then it would have been a few hundred.

Check your insurance though, it may just have been the policies I took out that didn't cover teeth

PaperdollCartoon Tue 13-Jun-17 12:55:33

That's a very expensive tooth removal?!? Why so much?

Tellmesomethingdifferent Tue 13-Jun-17 13:15:56

Because that's how much the vets charging me! I'm in the wrong job!

GahBuggerit Tue 13-Jun-17 13:24:12

That is pretty expensive if its a straight forward tooth removal.

Mind you, I practically promise my vet a blank cheque as long as they can sort out my beloved dog!

MipMipMip Tue 13-Jun-17 13:26:13

Calm your insurer and ask. We none of us know what's in your policy.

purpleprincess24 Tue 13-Jun-17 13:34:26

Pet Plan cover teeth

MipMipMip Tue 13-Jun-17 13:42:36

Call, not calm

Tellmesomethingdifferent Tue 13-Jun-17 14:11:14

I've just called - doesn't cover me.

I was only asking here as it's taken me 3 days to get through to my insurer!

Floralnomad Tue 13-Jun-17 16:01:04

My direct Line policy covers dental work , but I don't think their basic policy does . Anything that involves an anaesthetic is always over £200 at our vets .

Tellmesomethingdifferent Tue 13-Jun-17 18:57:30

I've rung a couple another vets to ask approx price and they quoted the same. Seems a lot I know but she's more than worth it.

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