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Keep pets safe on Halloween by avoiding dangerous treats


Last updated 10/28/2020 at 9:54am

As Halloween approaches, Trupanion, a leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, scanned its database of more than 530,000 pets and found that historically there is a noticeable increase in chocolate toxicity claims beginning now through the end of the year.

Given that spooky fact, Trupanion recommends that pet owners keep any candy or treats they may have around for Halloween in a safe place that is not accessible by their pet.

Spooky and Costly Claims

In severe cases, Trupanion has paid claims for toxicity treatment in the $7,000 to $8,000 range. However, the average costs of common H...

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