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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Luxating Patella

Dolche the 5-year-old Bichon Frise recently experienced luxating patella, which is unfortunately more common among smaller-breed dogs. Luxating patella is when the kneecap (patella) becomes displaced and it can cause pain and lameness. This condition may be caused by an

Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Patellar Luxation

Remi the 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier recently needed surgery for luxating patella. Patellar luxation is defined by the kneecap moving out of place and is typically caused by a traumatic injury to the knee. Some small dog breeds are genetically predisposed to

Pet Insurance Testimonial for Clara the Puppy

Pet Name: Clara Treated For: Patellar Luxation Total Repaid:$2,993.32 Time to Process Claims: 7 days Just weeks before Christmas, our puppy sustained an injury which resulted in luxating patella.  The only option for our dear puppy was surgery with a

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

Pet Insurance Claim of the week: Luxating Patella

This week’s pet insurance claim mention is for Sophie the dog who recently underwent surgery to repair a luxating patella. Patellar luxation occurs when the kneecap (patella) luxates, or moves out of place, which causes pain and creates difficulty for the