Dog with seizures costs £30,000 as pet claims hit record
A dog suffering from seizures whose treatment cost some £30,000 was among a record number of pets treated under insurance policies last year.
It was one of the most expensive claims made in 2017, helping to lift the total payout to a new record of £775m.
Trade body the Association of British Insurers said over one million claims were made last year, up 10% on 2016.
It warned that the majority of pet owners did not buy insurance, putting them at risk of costly bills.
A gold retriever with a fracture who racked up £10,000 in vet bills and a cat with inflammatory bowel disease who needed... read more
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