Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Renal Failure

Beddie is an English Mastiff that has unfortunately experienced many medical conditions in her short 4 years of life. Beddie has had a urinary tract infection, TPLO surgery for a torn cruciate ligament, and most recently, acute renal failure.

Renal failure, or kidney failure is when the kidneys fail and inefficiently remove waste from the bloodstream. There are many causes for acute kidney failure such as ingestion of antifreeze or other poisons, heatstroke, certain medications, and in this case, a urinary tract infection.

Treatment included a whopping 25 days spent at the vet receiving medications, screenings, fluid therapy and daily monitoring.

Total claim amount: $15,503.46
Deductible applied: -$100.00
Exam fees: -$48.00
Unrelated charges: -$101.25
10% co-insurance: -$1,525.42
Trupanion repaid: $13,728.79

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.

3 Responses to Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Renal Failure

  1. Melissa says:

    My dog is only 2 years old and she has renal failure as well it is a very stressful and difficult time. It is so helpful that I have great insurance and that so far they have covered the costs of Kassie’s submitted invoices. I would really recommend this insurance to anyone with or getting a pet.

  2. HAY says:

    Our dog was 6years old and had and ACL tear then his renal failure. He could not poop or pee, qit eating and drinking. He passed away today…..

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