Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Luxating Patella - The Trupanion Blog
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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Luxating Patella

Luxating patella is a condition in which the knee cap of the back leg ‘luxates’ or moves out of place, usually causing temporary immobility of that leg. The condition is more common among toy and small dog breeds.

Casey the 4-year-old Yorkie-mix began displaying symptoms of a luxating patella so his owner brought him to the veterinary clinic for corrective surgery. He should be back to his normal self in no time!

Total claim amount: $2,064.20
Deductible applied: -$0.00
Exam fees: -$0.00
10% co-insurance: -$206.42
Trupanion repaid: $1,857.78


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