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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

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