Insurance Won’t Cover A DCM Diagnosis?

Our tale of grain-free diets, dilated cardiomyopathy and ultrasounds all starts with pet owner Lisa Connor coming in for an appointment with Dr. Esther Stone to examine Brutus, her 150-pound Great Dane. Lisa lives alone with Brutus, but she works from home, which allows her to shower affection on her canine housemate. Her limited income hasn’t stopped her from providing Brutus with a comfortable lifestyle: He sees the veterinarian on a regular basis, has pet health insurance and eats a high-quality dog food … or so she thought.

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