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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed leather belt

This week’s featured claim is for a foreign body ingestion. Some pets like to eat all kinds of inedible objects and Wesson the 3-year-old Doberman Pinscher is no exception. He recently decided to make a snack out of a leather belt which resulted in intestinal blockage. He needed emergency surgery to remove the object, but should recover just fine.

Total claim amount: $3,340.57
Deductible applied: -$0.00
Exam fees: -$71.40
10% co-insurance: -$326.92
Trupanion repaid: $2,942.25

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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