Claim Example: leg laceration on a Boxer

0107010922 There are a couple of reasons to share this claim. The first being - OMG, it was expensive! The second being that it nicely illustrates how we handle claims that combine covered and non-covered conditions.

Dallas, a five year old female boxer living in Watchung, NJ, was playing outside for a minute and next thing her mom knows, she's limping. So she carries her in just to find blood all over her hand.

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Paws for Japan Day today

Cat escapes tsunami in Japan If we'd seen a movie of what is now going on in Japan, we'd say it was too far-fetched, to incredible to be believed. An earthquake, a tsunami, and a nuclear event at 4 reactor in the quake zone. What next - Godzilla and a meteor?

But we're seeing and believing it now as the awful events unfold with perfect clarity and horror. One minute, life is normal; the next, nothing will ever be the same again.

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We're Adopting the Internet Today! Courtesy of Petfinder

Adopt-internet-day_logo Today is Petfinder's 15th anniversary and to celebrate, I have pledged to spread the word online about adoptable pets today, March 15, 2011.

DSC_1558 My three cats, Lily, Rocket and Rosie were all adopted, either from a shelter or from "under the gooseberry bush" and I encourage all of you to consider adopting your next cat or dog. All you need to do is go online to search the type of dog you are looking for.

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Cardiomyopathy in Cats

Disco-MargaretLendo Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle but diseases of this type tend to fall into one of three major categories:

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Claim Example: calcium oxalate kidney stones in dogs

image from Poor little Lokey, just a year old and already suffering from bladder stones; more specifically calcium oxalate stones.  This poor French Bulldog had to undergo surgery to remove the stones and has had several claims as a result. 

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