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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Mouse Toy

Razzmatazz the Maine Coon kitten is not even 11 months old yet and has already “down 2 of his 9 lives” as his owner put it. The curious kitty recently swallowed a little toy mouse and has needed two surgeries … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Peritonitis

Buddy is a young, 1-year-old mixed breed dog. Unfortunately, Buddy recently experienced a serious health issue with peritonitis. The peritoneum is the lining of the abdominal cavity and peritonitis is the inflammation of this lining. If the condition becomes severe, it can … Continue reading

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Bruno’s Life-Saving Pet Insurance Story

I have to add my comments to the many who have thanked you for your service.  My pit bull Bruno had a simple case of indigestion.  As dogs do when they have tummy aches, he started eating grass.  But grass … Continue reading

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Pet of the Week: Allie

This sweet pup is Allie, this week’s Pet of the Week! Our family’s newest member is Allie, a puppy Labradoodle. We decided to get pet insurance because we know the early years of a puppy’s life sometimes brings accidents or … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Premature Closure of Ulna

This week’s claim features a sweet Beagle named Buttercup whose owner was kind enough to post a photo of her on our Facebook page. Buttercup has been dealing with complications of premature closure of her right distal ulnar growth plate. … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Foreign Body Corn Cob

Rebus the 3-year-old West Highland White Terrier is certainly a mischievous Westie because he recently got into a pickle of a situation with a corn cob. Rebus spent two days at the veterinary clinic where he needed Xrays and abdominal … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Patellar Luxation

Patellar Luxation is also known as luxating patella and quite a number of different dog breeds are susceptible to this condition. Luxating patella happens when the kneecap (patella) moves around or displaces in and out of place. This can eventually … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Back Injury

Poor Rex the 2-year-old Dachshund recently injured his back by falling off of a step at home. Dachshunds are prone to back problems due to their long bodies and short legs and unfortunately, Rex was not immune. After his accident, … Continue reading

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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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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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