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Top 10 medical conditions of 2008


Top 10 medical conditions
Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) recently analyzed its medical claims received in 2008 to determine the Top 10 most commonly claimed conditions for dogs and cats. The Top 10 conditions accounted for nearly 340,000, or close to 25 percent, of all canine and feline medical claims received in 2008.

Top Canine Claims

Top Feline Claims

1. Ear Infections

1. Lower Urinary Tract Disease

2. Skin Allergies

2. Gastritis/Stomach Upsets

3. Pyoderma/Hot Spots

3. Chronic Renal Failure

4. Gastritis/Vomiting

4. Enteritis/Diarrhea

5. Enteritis/Diarrhea

5. Diabetes Mellitus

6. Urinary Tract Infections

6. Skin Allergies

7. Benign Skin Tumors

7. Hyperthyroidism

8. Osteoarthritis

8. Ear Infections

9. Eye Inflammation

9. Upper Respiratory Virus

10. Hypothyroidism

10. Eye Inflammation

Source: www.petinsurance.com; Pets’ Top Medical Conditions of 2008, Feb. 17, 2009. 


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