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Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Marty, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Marty was diagnosed with cancer and his oncologist recommended a specialized treatment called Stereotactic Radiation (also known as Cyberknife Therapy or Gamma Knife Therapy). This radiation treatment delivers high doses of radiation with millimeter accuracy and has a high success rate. Marty’s treatment included a CT scan and the Stereotactic Radiation Therapy.

Claim Paid: 4/3/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$14,190.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$12,771.00 *(Based on Marty’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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 Pet: Sissy, Golden Retriever

What was wrong?
Sissy developed bladder stones and needed surgery to remove them. Her treatment included blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid:  4/1/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$2240.93

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$2016.84 *(Based on Sissy’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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 Pet: Whiskey Pete, Domestic Short Hair

What was wrong?

Whiskey Pete decided to eat a long piece of string. He couldn’t pass it so he had to have it surgically removed. His treatment included pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, x-rays/ultrasound, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 3/27/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$1033.15

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$929.84 *(Based on Whiskey Pete’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Sano, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?

Sano had to have cruciate ligament surgery on his right leg and a TPLO was done. His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 3/25/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$4768.60

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$4291.74 *(Based on Sano’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Snickerz, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Snickerz had to have cruciate ligament surgery on one of his legs and a TPLO was done. His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 2/21/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$4305.18

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$3874.66 *(Based on Snickerz’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Beckham, Yorkshire Terrier

What was wrong?
Over the course of a day, Beckham was vomiting after eating and his owner took him to their veterinarian. His treatment included blood work, abdominal x-rays, IV fluids/medications and medications to take home.

Claim Paid:  2/17/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$453.35

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$408.02 *(Based on Beckham’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Damien, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?

Damien decided to eat one of his owner’s socks. He couldn’t pass it so he had to have it surgically removed. His treatment included pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, x-rays/ultrasound, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 2/13/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$4658.80

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$4192.92 *(Based on Damien’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Ruby, Welsh Terrier

What was wrong?
Ruby developed an anal gland abscess that needed surgery. Her treatment included pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 2/12/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$896.80

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$807.12 *(Based on Ruby’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Chekhov, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Chekhov decided to eat a toy and needed emergency surgery to remove the blockage from his intestines. His treatment included pre-op blood work, an abdominal ultrasound, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid:  1/29/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$6554.76

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$5849.78 *(Based on Chekhov’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Molly, Newfoundland

What was wrong?
Molly had to have cruciate ligament surgery on one of her legs and a TPLO was done. Her treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 1/28/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$3786.13

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$3407.52 *(Based on Molly’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Oompa, English Bulldog

What was wrong?
Oompa developed Patellar Luxation (dislocation of the kneecap) in one leg and needed surgery to allow her pain free movement. Her treatment included pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, x-rays, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 1/25/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$1943.81

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$1749.43 *(Based on Oompa’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Tank, Great Dane

What was wrong?
At a very young age, Tank developed neurological/gait issues that could only be resolved with major back surgery (hemilaminectomy). His treatment included pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, an MRI, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 1/21/2014

Total Vet Bill:
$7316.59

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$6530.93 *(Based on Tank’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

 



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Boone, Bullmastiff

What was wrong?
Boone had to have cruciate ligament surgery on one of his legs. His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, TPLO surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid:  12/26/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$8675.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$7725.00 *(Based on Boone’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Lily, Standard Poodle

What was wrong?
Lily had a growth on her face that needed to be removed. Her treatment included blood work, IV fluids/medications, surgery, pathology report on the growth and prescription medications for home.

Claim Paid: 12/23/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$1227.71

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$590.72 *(Based on Lily’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Baron, Giant Schnauzer

What was wrong?
Baron had been plagued with gastritis/IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) for a couple of months. To see why Baron was not responding to medications/diet change, his vet recommended exploratory bowel surgery. His treatment included pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, pathology on biopsies, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 12/20/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$1953.91

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$1758.52 *(Based on Baron’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Zen, Domestic Shorthair

What was wrong?
Zen swallowed a plastic plant and fortunately, he did not need surgery. His treatment included blood work, x-rays, an ultrasound, IV fluids/medications, hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 12/17/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$1036.18

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$932.56 *(Based on Zen’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Max, Golden Retriever

What was wrong?
Max had been limping on and off for a couple of months. He had x-rays done earlier in the year and had been prescribed some anti-inflammatory medicine. Since Max was still having issues, his vet needed a CT Scan done to help determine the reason for Max’s continued lameness.

Claim Paid:  11/29/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$963.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$866.70 *(Based on Max’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Alexander, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Alexander had to have cruciate ligament surgery on one of his legs and a TPLO was done. His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid:  11/28/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$5166.34

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$4649.71 *(Based on Alexander’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Murph, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Murph was having a serious bout of diarrhea. Her treatment included blood work, anesthesia, x-rays, endoscopy IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 11/18/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$1138.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$1024.20 *(Based on Murph’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100– 90%)

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Pet: Sheila, Labradoodle

What was wrong?
Sheila swallowed a toy and needed surgery to remove it from her stomach. Her treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medicine for home.

Claim Paid: 11/15/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$2452.25

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$2179.97 *(Based on Sheila’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $50 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Pepito, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Pepito was having numerous vomiting episodes and acting very lethargic. He was diagnosed with a serious anemia issue and pancreatitis. His treatment included blood work, an ultrasound, IV fluids/medications, hospitalization and prescription medications for home.

Claim Paid:  10/30/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$3190.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$2805.30 *(Based on Pepito’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Ginger, Cockapoo

What was wrong?
Ginger was vomiting which lead to aspiration pneumonia. Her treatment included IV fluids/medications, hospitalization, blood work and prescription medications for home.

Claim Paid: 10/28/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$656.36

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$590.72 *(Based on Ginger’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Lucy, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Lucy had to have cruciate ligament surgery on one of her legs. Her treatment included pre-op blood work,     x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 10/23/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$3560.16

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$3204.14 *(Based on Lucy’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Finn, Golden Retriever

What was wrong?
Finn swallowed a toy and needed surgery to remove it from his stomach. His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications for home.

Claim Paid: 10/21/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$2407.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$2157.70 *(Based on Finn’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Zade, Domestic Medium Hair

What was wrong?
Zade was having numerous vomiting episodes and her veterinarian was concerned about a potential foreign body. Her treatment included x-rays, IV fluids/medications, hospitalization and medications for home.

Claim Paid:  10/3/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$923.04

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$830.74 *(Based on Zade’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Yogi, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Yogi was diagnosed with Hip Dysplasia and needed a total hip replacement. His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, hip replacement surgery, hospitalization and medications for home.

Claim Paid: 9/30/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$6575.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$5917.50 *(Based on Yogi’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)

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Pet: Ron, Labrador Retriever

What was wrong?
There was a suspicious mass on Ron’s side that needed to be removed. His treatment included pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, x-rays, ultrasound, anesthesia, surgery, mass biopsy and medications for home.

Claim Paid: 9/24/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$2597.30

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$2288.07 *(Based on Ron’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $200 – 90%)

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Pet: Toby, West Highland White Terrier

What was wrong?
Toby ate a rubber toy and needed surgery to remove it from his stomach. His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, hospitalization and medications for home.

Claim Paid: 9/24/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$1730.60

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$1557.54 *(Based on Toby’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $50 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: TJ, Golden Retriever

What was wrong?
TJ had a mass on his side that needed to be removed and checked to make sure it wasn’t cancerous. His treatment included pre-op blood work, anesthesia, surgery, biopsy of the mass and medications for home.

Claim Paid:  8/29/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$552.47

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$497.22 *(Based on TJ’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Kosik, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Kosik developed severe hip dysplasia and had to have a total hip replacement. His treatment included blood work, anesthesia, x-rays, IV fluids/medication, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 8/21/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$5845.68

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$5261.11 *(Based on Kosik’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Gnocchi, Labrador Retriever

What was wrong?
While playing, Gnocchi cut her tongue and fractured a tooth. Her treatment included pre-op blood work, anesthesia, oral surgery and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 8/12/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$893.34

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$804.01 *(Based on Gnocchi’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Josephine, Pembroke Welsh Corgi

What was wrong?
Josephine had to have surgery on both legs (Bi-lateral cruciate surgery). Her treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications for home.

Claim Paid: 8/5/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$5003.00

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$4502.70 *(Based on Josephine’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Panzer, German Shepherd

What was wrong?
Panzer had to have surgery to repair his elbow dysplasia. In elbow dysplasia, the complex elbow joint suffers from a structural defect, often related to its cartilage. It causes an abnormal level of wear/tear and gradual degradation of the joint, at times disabling or with chronic pain. His treatment included x-rays, pre-op blood work, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid:  7/25/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$2674.93

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$2407.44 *(Based on Panzer’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Tank, American Bulldog

What was wrong?
Tank had severe Otitis (middle ear infection) in both ears. His treatment included blood work, allergy testing, deep ear cleaning and medications/relief shampoo to take home.

Claim Paid: 7/23/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$1008.94

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$911.65 *(Based on Tank’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Bailey, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Clifford had to have anterior cruciate ligament surgery on his left leg (TPLO was performed). His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 7/19/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$5778.80

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$5137.92 *(Based on Bailey’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Stella, Mixed Breed

What was wrong?
Stella was having a bad bout of diarrhea, so her mom brought her to the vet. Stella’s treatment included blood work, a GI panel, IV fluids/medication and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 7/13/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$436.50

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$392.85 *(Based on Stella’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $250 – 90%)



Tim Posted on by Tim

Pet: Haas, Boxer

What was wrong?
Hass had to have cranial cruciate ligament surgery on his leg (TPLO was performed). His treatment included pre-op blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, surgery, post-op hospitalization and medications.

Claim Paid:  6/22/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$3431.33

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$3088.20 *(Based on Haas’ annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Crash, Goldendoodle

What was wrong?
Crash was having severe vomiting and enteritis (inflammation of the small intestine). His treatment included a trip to the ER, blood work, abdominal x-rays and ultrasound, IV fluids/medications, multiple days at the hospital and medications to take home.

Claim Paid: 6/17/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$2777.76

Healthy Paws Reimbursement
$2432.48 *(Based on Crash’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $500 – 90%)

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Pet: Emily, Domestic Short Hair

What was wrong?
Emily’s owner noticed she did not want to eat after coming in from the backyard. Her veterinarian discovered she somehow fractured a tooth. Emily’s treatment included blood work, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, tooth removal and medication to take home.

Claim Paid: 6/12/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$720.36

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$648.32 *(Based on Emily’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)

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Pet: Cloudy, Chihuahua

What was wrong?
Cloudy was having urinary issues and was diagnosed with bladder stones. To relieve his pain, the stones had to be removed. Cloudy’s treatment included blood work, x-rays, IV fluids/medications, anesthesia, bladder surgery, hospitalization and additional medications to take home after her hospital stay.

Claim Paid: 6/10/2013

Total Vet Bill:
$2762.04

Healthy Paws Reimbursement:
$2485.84 *(Based on Cloudy’s annual deductible and reimbursement level of $100 – 90%)