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!
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!
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
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!
Everyone who owns a Jack Russell Terrier and every veterinarian and veterinary technician who cares for them knows what tough little dogs they can be. JRTs are lively companions who keep their owners on their toes, so much so that the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America puts some effort … Continue reading SLC’s Advanced Veterinary Care saves hero Jack Russell
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!