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Re: Dealing with pet insurance

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Is the operation that is being recommended the one to enlarge tight nasal passages? If so, could be excluded if Epona excludes congenital breed defect as this is a known issues for bulldogs.

In any case, I would personally submit everything and then see what happens.

Just one word of caution... general anesthetics is not without risks, so to submit an older dog to it and especially a bulldog, I would only do so if medically required. The snoring and breathing issues are part of the breed unfortunately and will never entirely be solved so please weigh the pros and cons carefully. Why is the specialist suggesting it?

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I don't see any particular exclusions.. And they wrote to me saying that after the clean bill of health from the vet, they would now provide full cover..
"C’est avec plaisir que nous vous faisons parvenir la police d’assurance ne contenant plus de réserve"

It's had a couple of instances where it stopped breathing momentarily, while sleeping and came around gasping for air.. Vet says its sleep apnea. That was the reason for latest vet visit. Plan is to widen the nostrils with a laser basically.

Not sure I would go ahead and operate but it's the wife's dog and the specialist recommends it The dog runs around crazy and is full of energy, it snores and farts like a train but that's pretty normal.
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