Every year the veterinary students I meet impress me, and give me hope for a bright future for our profession. Our featured student from the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Briana Neuzil (2019,) continues this trend. Briana was chosen by Nationwide Field Veterinarian Dr. Kristi Yee on her … Continue reading Three questions for … Minnesota’s Briana Neuzil
What a interesting group of veterinary students we’re seeing this year! I’m enjoying working on these posts! This time we visit with Dianicia Kirton of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University (class of 2018). She’s president of the Student American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, founder of the Tuskegee … Continue reading Three questions for … Tuskegee’s Dianicia Kirton
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!
When our Dr. Tonya Sparks visited the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University earlier this month, she chose Jacquie Cobb (2019) to be our featured student. Here are Jacquie’s answers to our three questions: Will you share something unexpected you discovered or learned on your path into to veterinary … Continue reading Three questions for … Auburn’s Jacquie Cobb
While you may have heard about our Hambone Award for the most incredible pet health insurance claim of the year, did you know the veterinary practice involved in saving the winner gets a $10,000 grant to help pets whose owners can’t afford care? It’s true. And now through Oct. 4, … Continue reading Vote for Hambone Award: $10K to life-saving veterinary practice!
This is my favorite time of year, when we begin another academic year with a fresh schedule of visits to veterinary schools and colleges. This year we have three new field veterinarians joining Dr. Kristi Yee — and me! — as we speak to veterinary students. Most of our schedule … Continue reading One of our favorite things: Talking to veterinary students