Every year at Nationwide we take a look back at the previous year and the top 10 veterinary visits, based on our claims. Can you guess what they are? Here’s the information we just released to the veterinary community: While common issues such as Allergic Dermatitis and Otitis Externa are … Continue reading What’s No. 1 on Nationwide’s top 10 veterinary visits lists?
The veterinary pricing recovery is here to stay — at least for now. That’s the takeaway from our semi-annual refresh of the Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index, which returned to where it began with a presentation at the NAVC Conference. [Download the executive summary] Produced by Nationwide in collaboration … Continue reading Nationwide® | Purdue benchmark study shows continued veterinary pricing recovery
UPDATE! We hit our $30,000 goal before the end of the month, so we upped it to $50,000! Because I see so many claims for cancer, and know too many of these cases ended in heartbreak, National Pet Cancer Awareness Month means a lot to me. I know the chance … Continue reading #CurePetCancer: The hashtag that helps to save lives
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
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
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!