Claim of the Week

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Kidney failure due to lily flower ingestion

Bruce the 8-month-old cat recently tested the “9 lives” theory when he ingested part of a lily plant. Lilies are toxic to cats and can cause kidney problems when any part of the plant is ingested, including water from the … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Bee Sting and Anaphylaxis

Sophie is a young Maine Coon cat who recently had an emergency visit to the vet hospital because of one little bee. Dogs and cats are often curious about flies and other bugs because they move around and are fun … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim: Cats and Lily Toxicity

This week’s featured claim is about a 5-year-old Maine Coon named Lefty who had lily toxicity. Lily flowers and plants are highly toxic to cats, and eating or chewing on the leaves or flower can make your cat very sick. … Continue reading

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The Size of the Dog Ball Matters: Pet Insurance Claim

It’s a well-known fact that many dogs enjoy playing with a ball, whether it’s the variety of tennis, squeaker, soccer, or any other size. However, not all pet owners are aware of the importance of the size of the ball. … Continue reading

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Foxtail Claims on the Rise

I’ve seen a gradual increase of claims for foxtail incidents over the last several weeks. With summer officially around the corner, this means the weather is getting nicer and our pets are spending more time outside. Not to mention, foxtails … Continue reading

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Interesting and Unusual Pet Insurance Claims in May

Every week when I run claim reports to select a Claim of the Week, I see some really interesting claims! I thought I would take this week’s post to review some of them: Several claims for chocolate ingestion with an … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Bilateral Cruciate Ligament Tears

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is about a 2-year-old Boxer named Dually. She recently had surgery on both back legs for torn cruciate ligaments. Cruciate injuries can happen to any dog and is quite a common injury that also … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Foxtail in Dog’s Nose

This time of year, our pets are spending more time outside and there are more foxtails than ever which means the odds your pet will have a foxtail incident are greatly increased. Foxtails are plant parts that serve to disperse … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Rattlesnake Bite

Buddy the 1-year-old dog recently made an unexpected vet visit due to a suspected rattlesnake bite! Fortunately, Buddy had been previously vaccinated which helps to decrease the severity of a rattlesnake bite. When healthy dogs are given the rattlesnake vaccine, … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Chihuahua Ate 38 Cotton Swabs

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is about a small 7-pound long-haired Chihuahua who swallowed 38 cotton swabs. You read that correctly– 38! I am just as baffled as you are as to how that many cotton swabs could fit … Continue reading

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