We got our first Bulldog puppy in the summer of 2010 and at the request of our Vet we took our a VPI Insurance policy. He told us that having a bulldog, the policy would more than pay for itself. We were a little disappointed at first because they didn't pay for the two cherry eyes he had. But when he had to have knee surgery, they paid almost the entire bill. It was around $2,000, so we were very happy to have taken out the policy!