Tag Archives: Hambone Award

Kismet

Heroic Jack Russell, stellar SLC veterinary practice win Hambone Award

Kismet, a Jack Russell terrier from Salt Lake City, Utah, has won the 2016 Hambone Award, honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Also winning is Advanced Veterinary Care, the SLC veterinary practice that saved the brave dog’s life after a violent burglary left him and his … Continue reading Heroic Jack Russell, stellar SLC veterinary practice win Hambone Award

WackyPetNames

Time to vote … for the Wackiest Pet Names in the Nation!

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!

Rosie

A furless cat, a reclining chair — and good work by an Austin veterinary team

Many of you are aware of our annual Hambone Award, which calls out the most incredible pet insurance claims among the many thousands we work with every year at Nationwide. As Nationwide’s Chief Veterinary Officer, I make it a point to give my kudos to veterinary teams that make the … Continue reading A furless cat, a reclining chair — and good work by an Austin veterinary team