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Fractured Leg Sample Pet Insurance Claim – Trupanion

Josie is a Golden Retriever puppy who recently experienced the unfortunate incident of fracturing her leg.

Treatment included sedatives, bandaging, splinting, X-rays, and a variety of medications. This bill also includes the costs of a secondary visit in which Josie underwent surgery, including the costs of medications, surgical materials, IV fluids and anesthesia.

Luckily, Josie has pet insurance, and her owner had chosen the $0 deductible which means Trupanion covered 90% of the entire bill.

Pet insurance claim amount: $3,399.02
Deductible applied: -$0.00
Exam fee: -$0.00
10% co-pay: -$339.90
Trupanion repaid: $3,059.12

Puppies can get into all kinds of mischief, plus their bones are especially fragile when they are young! Pet insurance is a great idea for young pets who are unpredictable.

About Stacy @Trupanion

Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

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