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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?

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