Thursday, August 19, 2010

171. Top 10 medical insurance claims for dogs in 2009

Veterinary Pet Insurance Co (VPI), the oldest and largest pet health insurance in the USA received >1 million claims from pet owners each year. For 2009, the top 10 canine conditions are:

1. Ear infection
2. Skin allergy
3. Skin inection/hot spot
4. Gastritis/vomiting
5. Intestinal inflammation/diarrhoea
6. Bladder infection
7. Arthritis
8. Soft tissue trauma
9. Non-cancerous tumour
10. Eye infection

Most of the conditions affect all dogs, regardless of age.

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