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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Seizures

Lola the 2-year-old English Bulldog is featured in this week’s pet insurance claim of the week for her recent incident with seizures.

Seizures are characterized by an abnormal burst of electrical activity in the brain. If your dog has a seizure, you may notice muscle twitching. Some things that can cause seizures are low blood calcium, low blood sugar, various poisons such as antifreeze and insecticides, or epilepsy. Seizures that last longer than 5 minutes are considered emergencies and need to be tended to immediately.

Lola spent two days at her veterinary hospital receiving care and diagnostics. Her diagnostics included a blood pressure test, cytology, and MRIs. She also received daily medications as part of her treatment.

We are hoping Lola is feeling much better and doesn’t experience any further seizures!

Total claim amount: $4,806.00
Deductible applied: -$0
Ineligible costs (exam fee): -$160
10% co-insurance: -$464.60
Trupanion repaid: $4,181.40

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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