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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Back Injury

Because of their long bodies and short legs, dachshunds are prone to back problems and Marley the 4-year-old doxie is no exception. Marley, recently experienced some very acute back pain and ataxia which is a condition of lack of coordination.

Marley needed an MRI and was taken to the surgical center where he received spinal surgery. Marley is expected to recover just fine.

Total claim amount: $10,442.74
Deductible applied: -$500.00
Exam fees: -$61.00
10% co-insurance: -$988.17
Trupanion repaid: $8,893.57

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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