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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┬áthreatens┬álarger breed dogs. It typically requires … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Cataracts

Stella the 1-year-old Newfoundland dog recently made a trip to the veterinary clinic for cataracts in both eyes. This is a condition in which the lens of the eye becomes opaque, causing blurred vision or even complete blindness. Because Stella … Continue reading

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Health Concern Spotlight: Cruciate Ligament Tear

Have your dogs, or those of someone you know, ever torn a cruciate ligament? Cruciate ligament tears are fairly common among dogs, and unfortunately, treatment is quite expensive. As a dog owner, it’s important to be aware of this type … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: IBD

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is for Harmony the 5-year-old mixed-breed dog who recently experienced some serious health complications. She was rushed to the emergency vet for lymphocytic/plasmacytic gastroenteritis, which is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Secondary … 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: Swallowed Rocks

Rexi the Westie is 5 years old and has a taste for rocks. Unfortunately, his curiousity got the best of him and he earned a trip to the veterinary clinic! Rexi had radiographs taken of his abdomen where his veterinarian … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: High Rise Fall

Poor True the 10-month-old Ragdoll kitten recently experienced a horrific fall from a 7-story building! He experienced many broken bones including his femur, as well as trauma to his spinal vertebrae. The poor kitty went to the veterinary clinic for … Continue reading

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Featured Pet Insurance Review – Superb experience after emergency surgery

10/10 Superb experience after emergency surgery I was always very skeptical about pet insurance and thought it was a complete waste of money, but have been completely proven wrong based on the excellent experience I’ve had with Trupanion over the … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Plastic Bag

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is for Steve, the 3-year-old mixed-breed dog. Steve seems to be a bit of a mischievous dog because he recently got into some trouble with a plastic bag. Unfortunately, Steve swallowed the bag and … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Corn Dog Stick

Be careful about what foods you eat because they may just be accompanied by non-food items. Duke the 3-year-old Scottish Terrier swallowed a corn dog on a stick! The poor pup was tricked into eating a foreign object by the … Continue reading

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