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Pet Insurance Claim of the Month- February 2016: Feline Hepatic Lipidosis


A recent claim at PetFirst reminds us that obesity can lead to other, potentially life-threatening, conditions for our pets. A brief overview of the claim: Feline Hepatic Lipidosis for Kita (8-year-old Domestic Shorthair Cat) Vet bill:                 $4,896.67 PetFirst paid:     $4,290.75 The story: Obesity had led Kita to an issue in late 2015, which was dermatitis […]







Pet Insurance Claim of the Month – August 2014


AUGUST’S PETFIRST PET INSURANCE CLAIM OF THE MONTH! $5,000 paid to the family of Pluto, a Jack Russell Terrier from California Pluto, an 11-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, underwent a laminectomy for intervertebral disc disease.  This procedure removed bone crowding the spinal canal which causes swelling and pain for the pet.  This is particularly common in […]



Pet Insurance Claim of the Month – July 2014


JULY’S PETFIRST PET INSURANCE CLAIM OF THE MONTH! $3,722.21 paid to the family of Bree, a Labrador Retriever from Oregon. Meet Bree, a 5 year old Labrador Retriever who found herself sick just a few weeks ago.  After chewing and swallowing something she shouldn’t have, Bree became very sick.  She ended up having emergency surgery […]



Pet Insurance Claim Of The Month – June 2014


JUNE’S PETFIRST PET INSURANCE CLAIM OF THE MONTH! $2,661.73 paid to the family of Shadow, a German Short-Haired Pointer from Connecticut. 3 year old Shadow has been battling ACL injuries for over a year. His most recent injury was an ACL tear requiring surgery along with Hydrotherapy/Laser treatments for the cruciate rupture. With hospitalization, arthroscopy, […]