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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Squeak Toy

Do you have a dog that loves squeaky toys? Watson the mixed-breed dog loves them so much that he accidentally swallowed one! Watson made an emergency trip to the vet clinic where his X-rays revealed the squeak toy within his … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed String

Rosie the 9-year-old Dachshund recently had a foreign body incident in which she swallowed a string, running up a vet bill of over $10,000! Rosie spent a week at the veterinary clinic receiving treatment and care. Swallowing foreign objects can … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Rocks

Rexi the Westie is 5 years old and has a taste for rocks. Unfortunately, his curiousity got the best of him and he earned a trip to the veterinary clinic! Rexi had radiographs taken of his abdomen where his veterinarian … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Plastic Bag

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is for Steve, the 3-year-old mixed-breed dog. Steve seems to be a bit of a mischievous dog because he recently got into some trouble with a plastic bag. Unfortunately, Steve swallowed the bag and … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Corn Dog Stick

Be careful about what foods you eat because they may just be accompanied by non-food items. Duke the 3-year-old Scottish Terrier swallowed a corn dog on a stick! The poor pup was tricked into eating a foreign object by the … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Ear Plug

Dogs aren’t the only animals that swallow foreign objects. This week’s claim of the week features a cat who swallowed an ear plug! Truffle is a 2-year-old Ragdoll cat who apparently has a taste for objects other than food. Recently, … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Totally Satisfied

10/10 Totally Satisfied Our cat had to have surgery for an intestinal blockage from eating strings. Trupanion quickly covered the claim, for both the surgery and a follow-up visit due to complications. Payment took about 3 weeks I think. But … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Hair Bands

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is about a 2-year-old cat named Poe. Curious kitties may sometimes get into things they shouldn’t and in Poe’s case, he accidentally swallowed a hair band! Poe went into the veterinary clinic where he … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed leather belt

This week’s featured claim is for a foreign body ingestion. Some pets like to eat all kinds of inedible objects and Wesson the 3-year-old Doberman Pinscher is no exception. He recently decided to make a snack out of a leather … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Foreign Body Ingestion

There once was a young Shih Tzu named Liu Liu who was about a year old. Curious as she may be, she found an unusual looking object on the floor and decided to check it out. It was small and … Continue reading

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