Claim of the Week

Pet Insurance Claim: Trupanion Employee’s Puppy Ingested Corn Cob

A few months ago, a Trupanion employee brought home this beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog puppy and named him Rainier. Being that he is young and a dog means that he is likely to be curious, especially when it comes to … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Bilateral Cataracts

Daphne the 10-year-old mixed breed dog was recently seen by her veterinarian for an evaluation on her cataracts. Cataracts define a cloudiness or opacity in the lens(es) of the eyes which caused blurred vision, or total loss of vision depending … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claims of the Week: What Pets Ate Edition

This week’s featured pet insurance claim post is a little unconventional. Rather than focusing on one claim, I decided to showcase a handful that stood out to me. Apparently, in the past week, pets decided to start eating lots of … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Cat ate Lily flower

This week’s pet insurance claim features Wyatt the 4-year-old American Shorthair cat who recently ingested a bit of lily plant. All types of lily flowers and plants are toxic to cats and can cause kidney failure or worse if left … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog Inhaled Milk Bone

Randy the 5-month-old Rottie recently had a big scare with a Milk Bone. He was so excited about his treat that he literally inhaled it, and it got stuck in his trachea. Randy was taken to the emergency veterinary hospital … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Marijuana Brownie Ingestion

Millie the 12-year-old Sheltie, like many other dogs, has a taste for human treats and baked goods. Her curious nose unfortunately got her into double trouble when she ate some marijuana brownies. These are bad for pets for two reasons: … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Broken Leg

Imagine for a moment that you are a dog. Not just any dog, but a Trupanion-insured dog. That means life is pretty good: you’ve got an owner who adores you and gives you lots of love, you get to sleep … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Benign Tumor Removal

Cotton the 6-year-old Miniature Poodle is featured in this week’s pet insurance claim. At his recent routine dental exam, a benign tumor was found on his jaw. A benign tumor is a group of cells that multiply but do not travel … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Rattlesnake Bite

With the warmer weather comes more walks, hikes, and time spent outdoors. For those in the southwest US, that means a greater risk of rattlesnake encounters. Dexter the 3-year-old Beagle recently had a run-in with a rattlesnake that earned him … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Dog Ate Tennis Ball

While tennis balls are usually all fun and games for dogs, they can turn dangerous on occasion. Maybe, the 8-month-old Bernese Mountain Dog found out the hard way that tennis balls are not food. After getting into a scuffle with … Continue reading

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