What breeds are excluded?

Unfortunately, there are some dogs and cats that we do not provide cover for. This includes if they are an excluded breed crossed with a breed we do cover.

For dogs

We do not cover any dog that is:

  • Banned in Great Britain, as defined in the Dangerous Dogs Act 1992 or any breed crossed with these dogs.
  • Used for hunting, shooting, trade, or business
  • Under 4 weeks old.

The following list includes, but is not limited to, the breeds that we do not insure.

  • Akita
  • Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
  • American Bandogge / Bandogge Mastiff
  • American Bully
  • American Foxhound
  • American/Irish Staffordshire Bull Terriers
  • Anatolian Karabash
  • Anatolian Shepherd Dog
  • Anglican Bulldogge
  • Australian Dingo
  • Brazilian Dogo
  • Bucovina Shepherd Dog
  • Bully Kutta
  • Canary Dogs / Perro de Presa Canarios / Presa Canarios
  • Cane Corsos
  • Caucasian Shepherd Dog / Caucasian Ovcharka
  • Chinese Red Dog
  • Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs / Sarlooswolfhounds / Wolf Hybrids
  • Dogo Argentino / Argentine Dogo / Argentinian Mastiff
  • East-European Shepherd
  • Fila Brasileiro / Cao Fila / Saint Miguel Cattle Dog / Azores Cattle Dog / Brazilian Mastiff
  • Fox hound / Foxhound
  • Greek Harehound
  • Greek Shepherd / Greek sheepdog / Hellenikos Poimenikos
  • Istrian Hound
  • Japanese Tosa / Tosa Inus
  • Karabash
  • Korean Jindo
  • Laizhou Hong
  • Northern Inuit Dogs
  • Pariah
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Racing Greyhounds
  • Romanian Raven Shepherd Dog
  • Sabueso Español
  • Shar Pei
  • Thai Ridgeback
  • Turkish Kangal
  • Utonagan


For cats

  • Asian Leopard Cat
  • Chausie
  • Keetso

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