From our history as the nation’s first pet health insurance company founded as VPI, Nationwide believes in service to the veterinary community. We produce veterinary-written and –reviewed materials for your clients in our Pet HealthZone, and we use our peerless database to produce studies and research that help veterinarians, pet-owned and the pets we all believe are family members. We are constantly adding to our library, so please visit for future releases.
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July 2017 update: Recovery steady into second full year
The benchmark Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index continued recovery through the end of 2016, with medical care driving the trend.
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- February 2017 update: Covering 2009 through mid-year 2016
- July 2016 update: Covering 2009-2015, inclusive
- January 2016 update: Covering 2009 through mid-year 2015
- July 2015 update: Covering 2009-2014, inclusive
- January 2015 update: Inaugural release
- January 2015: Inaugural methodology
Groundbreaking study reveals disease rates in brachycephalic breeds
Brachycephalic breeds such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Bulldog are more likely to have claims for conditions common to all dogs, according to an analysis of Nationwide®‘s proprietary database of pet insurance claims claims of 1.27 million dogs over a nine-year span.
Landmark study reveals bone cancer prevalence and influences
An analysis of more than 1 million dogs in Nationwide®‘s proprietary database of pet insurance claims shows which breeds of dog are more likely to be diagnosed with this painful and typically fatal cancer. Analysis included prevalence by region, socioeconomic status and population density.Download
VPI-Veterinary Economics Financial Health Study: WVC 2014 White Paper
Expanded report with more information, as presented to sessions at the Western Veterinary Conference.Download
VPI-Veterinary Economics Financial Health Study: NAVC 2014 Executive Summary
“First bite” look at the data, presented at the North American Veterinary Community Conference.Download