This article from Dr. Peter Weinstein in Today’s Veterinary Business makes some important points about cats: They aren’t getting the veterinary care they need. Clients with dogs sometimes never mention they have cats at home. You can sometimes fix No. 1 by asking your clients specifically about No. 2: The … Continue reading Cats deserve care: Ask your canine-owning clients if they’ve cats at home
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
What cat health issues hit growing kittens the most? Last Monday, I posted the canine version of this infographic. Time for some feline fairness! Perfect for sharing with your veterinary clients or any pet-lovers. I love this one on young cat health issues, because I bet it’s going to be … Continue reading Cat health issues in young pets: What our claims data shows
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
When I first read about Juul, a vape unit the size of a flash drive that’s popular with teenagers (although the company says that’s not their market), I felt sadness for any teens (or pre-teens!) already addicted to nicotine. My second thought was of the possibility of an increased risk … Continue reading Pet-owners beware: Small size of popular vape units may pose heightened risk
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!