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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!

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.

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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