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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

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Our veterinary schools and colleges step up for Hambone nominees

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

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Hambone Award: Virginia-Maryland CVM to get $10K grant from Nationwide

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

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Daredevil kitty, daring vet first nominees for new Hambone Award competition

We’re still working behind the scenes to announce which veterinary practice will be awarded a $10,000 grant from Nationwide to help pets whose owners can’t afford the life-saving care pet insurance made possible for the winner. Voting closed last week for the 2015 Hambone Award. While we get all the … Continue reading Daredevil kitty, daring vet first nominees for new Hambone Award competition