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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Pneumonia

Colby is a 6-year-old Siberian Husky that has been having troubles with persistent pneumonia. Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and is often caused by a bacterial infection. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing, lethargy, loss of appetite, and fever.

Colby had to make a trip to the emergency veterinarian where he received radiographs and fluids. The following day, he needed various medications and anesthesia so that the veterinarian could perform an endoscopy.

Pet insurance claim amount: $1,651.36
Deductible applied: -$0.00
Exam fee: -$0.00
10% co-pay: -$165.14
Trupanion repaid: $1,486.22

We hope that Colby makes a quick and safe recovery!

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One Response to Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Pneumonia

  1. Heather R. says:

    Wow – poor guy! Glad he got the right treatment and I hope he’s on the way to a full recovery.

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