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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Otitis Externa

Sadie is a young Shar Pei that had ear problems including otitis externa (a symptom including inflammation, infection, and foul odor) and needed lateral ear resection in each ear. This is a surgical procedure of restructuring the ear canal so that it better ventilates and prevents/reduces infection.

Pet insurance claim amount: $3,366.30
Deductible applied: $50.00
Exam fee: -$0.00
10% co-pay: -$331.63
Trupanion repaid: $2,984.67

Pet insurance covers 90% of the costs of diagnostic testing, treatments, surgery, and medication.

Has your dog or cat ever had to have surgery?

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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