German Shepherd Pet Insurance

One of the smartest and most popular breeds. This large dog is low maintenance with an average lifespan of 10-14 years. They’re considered a great family pet and are very safe when well trained and socialised early and often.

Prone illnesses include*

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)

The inability to properly digest food due to a lack of digestive enzymes made by the pancreas

Perianal fistula

A serious medical condition characterised by chronic, foul-smelling wounds in the tissues surrounding the anus.

Hip Dysplasia

  • An abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.


  • Gastric dilatation volvulus, also known as gastric dilation, twisted stomach, or gastric torsion, is a medical condition that affects mainly deep chested dogs in which the stomach becomes overstretched and rotated by excessive gas content. Is an emergency condition, which requires immediate surgery.

*This information is for general purposes only. Pounce Pet Insurance offers different levels of cover. Terms, conditions, waiting periods, annual limits and exclusions apply. Refer to the applicable Product Disclosure Statement for details of Pounce Pet Insurance cover and exclusions.

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