Much of my work as Nationwide’s chief veterinary medical officer involves pet health and pet-related finances. And while I love my job, I am truly grateful when our public-relations team comes up with lighter topics that make me smile. Like these Oscar-inspired pet names. On Feb. 26th, of course, cinema’s … Continue reading Oscar-inspired pet names? We have some likely suspects!
The votes are counted, and the winners of the Nationwide® Wackiest Pet Names contest have been named. But before I share them, I want to get folks in veterinary practices thinking: Would such a contest help YOU connect with clients? I’m thinking it could! Now for the reveal, from our … Continue reading What are the Wackiest Pet Names in YOUR practice?
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!
Of all the Hambone Award nominees we’ve ever had, I don’t ever remember a story quite like this one. Great work by the Arlington Animal Hospital PC outside of New York City both for saving the dog and the … well, read on … From our Hambone Nation blog: Cassandra … Continue reading Puppy pilfered pants? No problem for Poughkeepsie practice!
The last two weeks of the year go by in a blur. It’s easy to lose track of the news, and hard to keep up on our professional reading. I had a little more time than many people do, so I made note of the articles that those in the … Continue reading 5 helpful articles you may have missed over the holidays
I’ve known Dr. Andy Roark (University of Florida CVM, 2008) from the very beginning of his work in veterinary medicine. It’s no surprise to me that he has become as well-known as he is now, both in the veterinary community and on Facebook, where he has a following of more … Continue reading Humor is good medicine: Three questions for … Dr. Andy Roark