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
Our Nationwide field veterinarians are continuing to lecture at schools and college of veterinary medicine, and selecting a student from each to feature. Dr. Cyndie Courtney was at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine recently, and chose Jodi Pollema (2021) for our “Three Questions” treatment: Will you please … Continue reading Three questions for … Iowa State’s Jodi Pollema
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
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!
Since we at Nationwide’s pet insurance division are in the business of helping pet-owners pay for the care they want and their pets need, we spend a lot of time thinking about the issues around paying for veterinary care. We study it, too. Our Nationwide | Purdue Veterinary Price Index … Continue reading Payment plans for veterinary care: Is it the next big thing?
A provocative article wonders why there are more studies on dogs than cats, and asks the question of some top researchers. Is it anti-cat bias? From the article, in the New York Times: [I] emailed Elinor Karlsson at the Broad Institute and the University of Massachusetts. She is a geneticist … Continue reading Anti-cat bias in research? It may be hurting people, too