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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Hip Dysplasia

Sam the mixed-breed dog is just 11 months old and was unfortunately diagnosed with hip dysplasia last month. This condition occurs when the hip joint does not develop properly on one or both sides so that the head of the … Continue reading

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Storm’s Hip Dysplasia and Hydrotherapy

Storm is a Chocolate Labrador Retriever who was enrolled with Trupanion as a puppy. She is now about 11 months old and has been undergoing treatment for hip dysplasia, which was diagnosed when she was just four months old. Storm … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Total Hip Replacement

Nikki the Akita is about a year-and-a-half old. She was recently diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia and needed hip replacement surgery. Hip dysplasia is a condition of the hip joints not fitting properly together that threatens larger breed dogs. It typically requires … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Great Coverage

10/10 Great Coverage We puchased pet insurance, didn’t thinking we would need it, for our Lab puppy. We also purchased a rider for coverage of hip dysplasia, the most common serious health problem for Labs. I’m so glad we did. … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Hip Dysplasia

This week’s featured claim is for Maisey Rae the Chocolate Labrador Retriever dog who was diagnosed with hip dysplasia. Maisey is just a year old and began displaying symptoms of the condition a few months ago. Hip dysplasia is a … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is the abnormal growth or development of the hips. It is more common in large breed dogs such as Boxers, German Shepherds, and Labrador Retrievers, but can occur in all sizes and breeds of dogs (even mixed breeds) and even … Continue reading

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Top 5 Most Expensive Pet Insurance Claims: June

We see a great variety of claims and conditions here at Trupanion, and I thought it would be interesting to share some of them with you. These are the 5 most expensive claims for the month of June, sorted by … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Definitely worth it!!

10/10  Definitely worth it!! Adopted my rescue Mischa (G.Shepherd/Akita mix) @ 5 months old in January 2008 & didn’t get insurance til she was over a year old. Recommend to anyone adopting or purchasing a dog to get it RIGHT … Continue reading

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Dog Total Hip Replacement for Hip Dysplasia – Trupanion

This week’s claim of the week is not an actual claim (yet) but a pre-approval. When an insured pet needs a treatment, the owner may send in a pre-approval form to find out in advance whether or not the claim … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Expensive Pet Insurance Claims for July

There seems to be a theme among the top pet insurance claims from July: hip dysplasia. If you’re getting a new puppy, we highly recommend you get hip dysplasia coverage as these procedures can be expensive. Another thing to note: … Continue reading

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