Have you picked an unlucky pet name?
Dogs called Charlie are most likely to be the victims of pet insurance claims according to data from Co-op insurance. Find out more about the most unlucky pet name below.
With the average cost of an insurance claim for dogs averaging around £510, the need for owners to protect their animals from illness and accidents is increasing each year.
Top ten unluckiest dog names
If your dog is called Alfie you will be pleased to know that Alfie has been knocked off the top spot for the most unlucky dog name.
Dogs called Charlie have the most claims for digestive system disorders, followed by skin conditions and neurological disorders, such as seizures, head tilt, tremors or blindness, with crossbreed owners being the most likely to make a claim
David Hampson, Head of Pet Insurance at the Co-op, says: “Any pet can come with
its fair share of misfortune, landing you with an unexpected trip to the vets or causing mischief around the house, however based on our claims data Charlie and Oscar certainly aren’t the luckiest names you can give your pet.
“Regardless of the name of your pet, making sure you have a pet insurance policy in place to cover these eventualities can be the best way to protect them and avoid unwanted vet’s bills, whilst providing you with peace of mind.”