Category Archives: Finances

Linda Markland

Our Linda Markland presented with VHMA President’s Award

Nationwide®’s Linda Markland is one of the most recognizable people in the veterinary community. She can be found at  conferences large and small, at trade group meetings, and at gatherings of veterinarians, veterinary technicians and veterinary practice managers from coast to coast. (Even around the world: She recently presented in … Continue reading Our Linda Markland presented with VHMA President’s Award

Kismet

Heroic Jack Russell, stellar SLC veterinary practice win Hambone Award

Kismet, a Jack Russell terrier from Salt Lake City, Utah, has won the 2016 Hambone Award, honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Also winning is Advanced Veterinary Care, the SLC veterinary practice that saved the brave dog’s life after a violent burglary left him and his … Continue reading Heroic Jack Russell, stellar SLC veterinary practice win Hambone Award

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Veterinary pricing continues recovery from 2009-2014 slide

America’s passion for pets hardly slowed in the recent recession, but for many of those years, veterinary prices not only failed to keep up, but fell steadily.  While they’re still well below government estimates for other consumer goods and services, the updated Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index shows 2015 … Continue reading Veterinary pricing continues recovery from 2009-2014 slide

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Groundbreaking osteosarcoma study, price index update released at AVMA convention

When we bring our Nationwide® pet health insurance claims data to bear on a question, the answers are authoritative. That’s why I’m proud to release our osteosarcoma study, an analysis of data from more than 1 million dogs. Osteosarcoma: Prevalance and Influences is the first in a series of medical … Continue reading Groundbreaking osteosarcoma study, price index update released at AVMA convention

WackyPetNames

Time to vote … for the Wackiest Pet Names in the Nation!

Kanye Westie? Butch Catsidy? These are just two of the contenders in one of my favorite annual events at Nationwide®, our Wackiest Pet Names. Through Aug. 8, you can vote for your favorites, one cat and one dog. Last year’s winners were Leonard DiCatprio and Baron Von Furrypants. This year’s … Continue reading Time to vote … for the Wackiest Pet Names in the Nation!