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Do You Have Your Emergency Numbers Handy?

August 16, 2011 12:47 pm

I ask this as I received a scare the other day after I returned home from golfing and my girlfriend let me know that there was an ‘incident’ with my beagles where they got on top of the counter and pulled off a plate smashing it to bits (the plate of course has bacon on it!).

Anyhow, one of them must have cut their tongue or something as although I hadn’t seen it – apparently there was blood everywhere. Panicking, my girlfriend got our neighbour and called the vet. Off they went.

Once there, the vet simply checked them out, there was no visible signs of bleeding – the dogs looked fine – she was told that even though there was a piece of plate missing – that it wouldn’t show up in an x-ray?? And sent home. ($100 + later).

All the while I’m out playing around at a cottage spinning my friends ATV Tires and golfing as well.. having fun. She told me later that since there didn’t appear to be anything wrong per the vet – there was no need to let me know… I’m not sure if I agree or not – but I guess she did think it through.

Right now I’m monitoring the dogs stool and feeding to make sure nothing irregular shows up, and investigating the reasons as to why they wouldn’t x-ray my hounds when asked. But I just wanted to advise people out there to make sure you have those emergency numbers on hand and a game plan in place in case of emergency.. remember, you only need one.. when you need one!


My Beagles Are On Facebook

June 14, 2011 3:46 pm

Yep, that’s right.. and I don’t mean just their pictures like most other people. I have accounts for both my dogs on Facebook.. sounds a bit ridiculous doesn’t it?

Well, I admit.. I definitely wouldn’t sign my dogs up to update their status and all of that stuff – but you know when you’re signing up for perhaps a product or a forum online and you don’t want any spam to your ‘main’ email address? That’s what I did it for!

It’s no secret that I’m a pretty big couponer and love using coupons to get good deals.. the way I look at it, it’s free money! Anything from regular toothpaste, to groceries, even unique items like drumsofsteel.com steel drums you can likely get a coupon for. How do you get these coupons? Well – a lot of the times lately you can get them when you ‘like’ the product page on Facebook!

I’ll be damned if I’m going to go around liking all these other products which I really don’t like.. so I just use my “Hunter Currie” account :-)

Go befriend my Hounds if you want! ;-)



First Claim Made With PC Financial Pet Insurance

April 30, 2010 10:25 am

Well I decided to claim the blood work and pills that hunter now needs to take due to developing hypothyroidism (I think that’s how you spell it) – I filed the paperwork last week and faxed it off, and I hope they got it but I’m more interested to see if there will be any problems.

I have what they call the value plan of coverage, which really isn’t that expensive at all – but I plan on upping that to the choice plan soon (depending on how this first claim goes).

image I can tell you that my view on this insurance really is going to depend on how the first claim goes.. so far it’s been simple enough, all I had to do was fill in my address and some pet information – get the vet to fill in the rest – attach my receipts and then just fax it in. Easy.

The value plan is only $13.72 per dog per month. I consider this a pretty small amount (seeing that I just paid over $2800 to have Hunters’ legs both repaired) – it covers a lot of illnesses and accidents as well as offering a great life insurance rate as well if something ever happened.

The prices for the other plans are as follows when I did the quote:

  • $10.95 – Accident Plan
  • $13.72 – Value Plan
  • $22.68 – Choice Plan
  • $28.65 – Ultra Plan

I plan on upgrading soon to the Choice plan, but again – all depending on how well this goes… we’ll see.