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What Happened After Cat Swallowed String – Trupanion Pet Insurance

Meet Morgan, the 1-year-old kitty. “He is a very frisky kitten – able to jump up and open bedroom and bathroom doors by jumping up and pulling down handles to enter, whether he is welcome or not! This may happen … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Squeaker

Many of us dog owners have been there: You hand a brand new squeaky plush toy to your pup who delightfully accepts it. *Squeaksqueaksqueaksqueak* is all you hear for the next 60 seconds. Then everything goes quiet. Your dog uses … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Trials: Expect the Unexpected

Today, one of our claims adjusters sent an email around the office with some adorable puppy photos. I should also mention that along with the photos was a note that she had just paid a claim for over $27,000 for … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Broken Tooth

Jake the 9-year-old Husky-mix is a curious boy who is always looking for treats! He often picks up boxes and carries them around just in case there may be tasty snacks inside. Well, just before Christmas, he set down a … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Hit By Car

It’s an extremely scary situation when your dog or cat faces a life-threatening accident, and I’m sure you can understand how frightened Roux’s owners felt when they were reunited with their sweet pup. According to the Roux Facebook page, he … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed String

Stella is a young 6-month-old kitten who recently gave her new owners a scare! She was taken to the emergency veterinary clinic for a¬†foreign¬†body ingestion of a string. When pets swallow foreign objects, they pose a potential danger. Some lucky … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Foxtail

We recently received an e-mail from Janis, the owner of Riley the 5-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever. Riley recently had a scare with a grass awn (foxtail) and Janis allowed us to share her story. Upon returning from vacation recently we … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Bilateral Cruciate Ligament Surgery

Prada is only two years old and has already had to have a major surgery. She recently faced cruciate ligament injuries on both sides, requiring a TPLO surgery for both legs. The cruciate ligament consists of a ligaments in the … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Peach Pit

Apollo is a 1-year-old Shih Tzu that unfortunately recently got a hold of– and swallowed– a peach pit! A pit in the belly of a little dog is not a good combination which is why Apollo had to visit the … Continue reading

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