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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog Attack

Beck the 9-year-old Shih Tzu was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he got bitten by another dog. The senior dog sustained bite wounds on his midsection causing an abdominal hernia and pancreatitis. Beck spent a week at the veterinary clinic receiving care. He has since returned to the vet for a persisting infection from the wound so we are hoping for the best for Beck!

Total claim amount: $6,931.28
Deductible applied: $0.00
Exam fees: -$75.00
10% co-insurance: -$685.63
Trupanion repaid: $6,170.65

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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