Every veterinarian knows how dangerous dog parks can be. Sharing information on dog park safety can save lives! That why this week’s very shareable infographic outlines some of the risks and what pet-owners can do to minimize them. Exercise is important and fun for pets, and that’s why so many … Continue reading Dog park safety: What every pet-owner must know
If it’s Monday, it’s time for another of our amazing free infographics! Perfect for sharing with your veterinary clients or any pet-lovers. I love this one on young dog health issues, because I bet it’s going to be news to a lot of folks with growing puppies. Please share, and … Continue reading Young dog health issues: What our claims data shows
While common issues such as allergic dermatitis and otitis externa are rarely life-threatening, they can be painful to pets and unexpected and expensive in the eyes of pet owners. At Nationwide, we recently sorted through our database of more than 650,000 insured pets to determine the top medical conditions that … Continue reading What are the most common medical conditions for dogs and cats? We know!
Since we at Nationwide’s pet insurance division are in the business of helping pet-owners pay for the care they want and their pets need, we spend a lot of time thinking about the issues around paying for veterinary care. We study it, too. Our Nationwide | Purdue Veterinary Price Index … Continue reading Payment plans for veterinary care: Is it the next big thing?
As interest in choosing the best pet health insurance has grown, the number of competitors and the range of offerings has, too. While I’m happy that so many more pets have access to life-saving coverage, I’m even happier that the first U.S. provider of PHI is still considered to be … Continue reading Nationwide chosen best pet health insurance by Whole Dog Journal
Most all veterinarians in clinical practice have written health certificates for animals to fly, and have explained why sedatives aren’t a good idea. But can we do more to make flying safer for pets on planes, especially those flying in the hold? The answer is yes. I love having print-outs … Continue reading When it comes to pets on planes, fly the friendlier skies