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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week – Pancreatitis

Muffin is an 8-year-old mixed-breed dog that was recently hospitalized and treated for pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is when the pancreas suddenly becomes inflamed and symptoms include a painful abdomen as well as lethargy, vomiting, diarrhea and lack of appetite.

Muffin spent a few days at the vet receiving monitoring, regular IV fluids and various medications. Fortunately, her pet insurance allowed her owner to get Muffin all the necessary treatments.

Pet insurance claim amount (two claims): $10,685.67
Deductible applied: -$0.00
Exam fee: -$147.00
10% co-pay: -$1,053.87
Trupanion repaid: $9,484.80

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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  2. Laurel says:

    AWESOME :)

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