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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog Fell Down Stairs

Poor Caesar the 5-year-old Boston Terrier recently took a spill down the stairs which resulted in a broken elbow. Caesar went to the veterinary hospital where he stayed for three days receiving care and giving him a bit of time to recover.

Caesar’s veterinary care included Xrays to view and assess the injury. The elbow injury required anesthesia and surgical repair. Caesar is recovering at home and we hope that he can get back to being his bouncy Boston Terrier self in no time.

This story is a great example of how pet insurance can come in handy because you never know when an accident might happen.

Total claim amount: $5,949.10
Deductible applied: -$500
Ineligible costs (exam fee, pet food): -$88
10% co-insurance: -$536.11
Trupanion repaid: $4,824.99

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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