While many pets do well with a missing limb after an injury or illness, veterinarians and pet-lovers have long been interested in pursuing other possibilities for these animals. The falling prices of 3-D printing are bringing new possibilities into range. From Veterinary Practice News: Prosthetics can be used for a … Continue reading Modern medicine: Falling prices up interest in prosthetic limbs for pets
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
I’m at the VetPartner‘s meeting in advance of VMX (formerly the NAVC conference), but thanks to the “miracle” of scheduling, I am happy to present our first featured veterinary student of the year: Washington State’s Hannah French. She was chosen by Dr. Kristen Britton, one of our Nationwide Field Veterinarians, … Continue reading Three questions for … Washington State’s Hannah French
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!