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Pet Insurance Review – Everyone’s health insurance should be so good

10/10 Everyone’s health insurance should be so good I adopted a kitten, Mo, last November. My vet suggested I get pet insurance from Trupanion. I remember my dad telling me when I first bought my own health insurance– never skimp … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Toy

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is for a foreign body ingestion of a pet toy. Pet toys are designed to be safe for pets, but nothing is safe when it’s swallowed by the pet! Samson is a 2-year-old Boxer … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Foreign Body Ingestion (pin)

Warning: Not for the faint of heart. Don’t continue reading if you’ve got a weak stomach. Delilah is a 2-year-old Australian Shepherd whose most recent pet insurance claim is for a foreign body swallow. Delilah swallowed a pin which unfortunately … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Foreign Body Ingestion

We see claims for foreign body ingestion on a weekly basis. Pets are curious and mischievous and not always super smart which means they sometimes eat things that they shouldn’t. Ozzy is a 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who recently made … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Excellent Reimbursement

10/10 Excellent Reimbursement Mercedes, our 10 week old Great Pyrenees puppy, recently got a hold of a fallen glass Christmas tree bulb and upon breaking it in her mouth swallowed the majority of the ornament. We’d gotten Trupanion for added … Continue reading

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When Cats or Dogs Swallow Plastic Items – Trupanion

While it’s commonly dogs and puppies that swallow foreign objects and eat things that they shouldn’t, this week’s claim of the week is about a cat that swallowed some plastic! Charlie is a Russian Blue that recently swallowed some plastic … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed a Cloth

Athena is a mischievous young Saint Bernard who got into some trouble this past week. She swallowed a cloth that had to be surgically removed from her intestine! Athena was experiencing some gastrointestinal problems, so her owner took her into … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Foreign Body Ingestion – Corn Husk

Charlie, the American Bulldog puppy was exploring the trash can and earned himself a trip to the vet! He swallowed a corn husk and had to be rushed to receive emergency veterinary care. The veterinarian took radiographs and ultrasounds of … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed a Bone

Bacardi is a young dog who recently needed some expensive veterinary treatment. His owners fed him some meat, and he must have gotten so excited about the delicious smells that he chomped down the entire thing, bones and all! Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Expensive Pet Insurance Claims for June

Trupanion is an example of an insurance company that really pays claims! Curious about the types of claims we pay? The following are the 10 most expensive claims paid during the month of June, 2010. Good thing all of these … Continue reading

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