What a interesting group of veterinary students we’re seeing this year! I’m enjoying working on these posts! This time we visit with Dianicia Kirton of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University (class of 2018). She’s president of the Student American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, founder of the Tuskegee … Continue reading Three questions for … Tuskegee’s Dianicia Kirton
Rooster, a hound mix from Scranton, Penn., is the 2017 winner of the ninth annual Hambone Award®, honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Rooster was nominated after he was impaled by a large tree branch during a routine hiking trip. After selecting 12 nominees, Nationwide opened … Continue reading And the Hambone Award goes to … Rooster and his veterinary team!
This year we have a outstanding team of field veterinarians who talk to students about pet health insurance. In addition to answering questions about the industry and how it helps pets, pet owners and veterinarians, the field veterinarians select one student from each veterinary school or college for our “Three … Continue reading Three questions for … Krista Boyles of UCD
When our Dr. Tonya Sparks visited the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University earlier this month, she chose Jacquie Cobb (2019) to be our featured student. Here are Jacquie’s answers to our three questions: Will you share something unexpected you discovered or learned on your path into to veterinary … Continue reading Three questions for … Auburn’s Jacquie Cobb
While you may have heard about our Hambone Award for the most incredible pet health insurance claim of the year, did you know the veterinary practice involved in saving the winner gets a $10,000 grant to help pets whose owners can’t afford care? It’s true. And now through Oct. 4, … Continue reading Vote for Hambone Award: $10K to life-saving veterinary practice!
With the new academic year begins a news series of profiles on veterinary students. We opened our lecture series at the Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, where I met Theo Derksen, class of 2021. His interest? Poultry medicine! That’s something I don’t write much about, so … Continue reading Three questions for … Western’s Theo Derksen