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
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
Everyone who owns a Jack Russell Terrier and every veterinarian and veterinary technician who cares for them knows what tough little dogs they can be. JRTs are lively companions who keep their owners on their toes, so much so that the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America puts some effort … Continue reading SLC’s Advanced Veterinary Care saves hero Jack Russell
Many of you are aware of our annual Hambone Award, which calls out the most incredible pet insurance claims among the many thousands we work with every year at Nationwide. As Nationwide’s Chief Veterinary Officer, I make it a point to give my kudos to veterinary teams that make the … Continue reading A furless cat, a reclining chair — and good work by an Austin veterinary team
Get your picture taken with Jack Hanna and his animals at WVC. Win a $50 VISA gift card on the spot, or a $500 VISA gift card at the end of the conference. Learn how Whole Pet With Wellness covers almost everything a veterinarian does — at 90%. Attending the … Continue reading Get wild at WVC: Meet Jack Hanna at our Nationwide booth
Yesterday I was interviewed by a reporter from a major media outlook who’d been “hooked” on a clever premise thought up by our communications team. As Nationwide’s Chief Veterinary Officer, I use these opportunities to talk not only about pet health insurance, but also about the importance of good veterinary … Continue reading For Leap Year: Pets who took a leap … and lived!