For a few years now, the veterinary community has been rocked by reports of widespread depression and even the suicide of some of its most high-profile members. But a study released at the NAVC’s VMX conference suggests veterinarians are no worse (and no better) than the broader community, when it comes … Continue reading Study counters perception of veterinary mental health
The famous Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show runs today and Tuesday in Manhattan. It has long-been a must-watch for many dog-lovers, some who cheer on their favorite breeds and others who laugh at the whole event. Whichever camp you’re in, you may have noticed changing trends over recent years in … Continue reading Westminster: Enjoy the show, but think before adding a puppy
Are you prepared to discuss all pet cancer treatment options with your veterinary clients when you diagnose a malignancy in one of your patients? The better informed your practice’s pet-owners are, the better decisions they will be able to make for their animals companions. That’s especially true for those clients … Continue reading Tips for discussing pet cancer treatment options
November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and as we do every year, Nationwide® is partnering with the Animal Cancer Foundation, using the #CurePetCancer2017 hashtag to increase awareness and raise funds to fight the top disease-related killer of dogs and cats. Everyone can join: The entire veterinary community and pet-lovers … Continue reading #CurePetCancer2017: A hashtag that helps advance hope
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!
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