Miniature Schnauzer Pet Insurance

A popular small size dog with loads of attitude and energy. They need a fair amount of daily exercise, otherwise they can become destructive. They shed very little hair, which makes them a great pet for allergy sufferers. Their average lifespan is 13-15 years.

Prone illnesses include*

Portosystemic shunt

Also known as a liver shunt, is a bypass of the liver by the body's circulatory system. It can be either a congenital or acquired condition.

Diabetes mellitus

Inability to produce enough insulin to balance blood sugar, or glucose levels. A chronic condition which requires special diets and often daily medication.


the formation of crystals or stones in the kidney, bladder, and/or urethra (urinary tract). Kidney stones are a common cause of blood in the urine, urinary tract infections and painful urination.


Lipid metabolism disorder of dogs and cats characterised by an increase in the plasma triglyceride (TG) and/or cholesterol concentrations.

*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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