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
While we know that most Nationwide members with our pet insurance see their pets as family, it’s not often that we see a claim for an incident that involves the entire family. But in the case of this month’s Hambone Award nominee, that’s certainly what happened. An entire family survived … Continue reading Hambone Award: Westbury veterinary team steps up for poisoned pets
Continuing education is something many professionals are required to do to maintain their ability to continue working in their fields. Veterinarians and, in most states, veterinary technicians are required to keep their knowledge and skills current through continuing education. Required it may be, but for many of us, it’s a … Continue reading Don’t hide your CE: Share and celebrate your expertise!
We’re in the process now of the second “refresh” of our Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index, which we debuted at the NAVC Conference last year and will again present at this event in January. Our mid-year refresh was presented at the AVMA convention, and both the first presentation and … Continue reading Nationwide | Purdue Veterinary Price Index: 5 fast takeaways
Perhaps appropriate for the day before Halloween, our current Hambone Award nominee has recovered from one of the scariest injuries I’ve seen cross my desk. Credit is due to the Pet Emergency and Specialty Center, with two locations in the San Diego area, for their work saving this dog, and … Continue reading Hambone Award: Scary injury, spectacular save
Although it may seem as if my “Three questions for …” series is just for spotlighting veterinary students, there are some very interesting established members of our veterinary community that I will be featuring next month. In the meantime, I loved having the chance to interview Erica Bickel of the … Continue reading Three questions for … Auburn’s Erica Bickel, VBMA president-elect