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!
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
While we know that most Nationwide members with our pet insurance see their pets as family, it’s not often that we see a claim for an incident that involves the entire family. But in the case of this month’s Hambone Award nominee, that’s certainly what happened. An entire family survived … Continue reading Hambone Award: Westbury veterinary team steps up for poisoned pets
Our nation’s veterinary schools and colleges exist to train future generations of veterinarians. That said, we should never lose sight of the other public services they provide, whether through important research or by serving pet owners through top-quality care at their teaching hospitals. As Chief Veterinary Officer for the nation’s … Continue reading Our veterinary schools and colleges step up for Hambone nominees
Perhaps appropriate for the day before Halloween, our current Hambone Award nominee has recovered from one of the scariest injuries I’ve seen cross my desk. Credit is due to the Pet Emergency and Specialty Center, with two locations in the San Diego area, for their work saving this dog, and … Continue reading Hambone Award: Scary injury, spectacular save
The votes are in, and the 2015 Hambone Award winner has been announced. From our Hambone Award blog: Curtis, a Boxer from Princeton, W. Va., has won the 2015 Hambone Award honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Curtis earned the nomination after he swallowed a wooden … Continue reading Hambone Award: Virginia-Maryland CVM to get $10K grant from Nationwide