Recently, I attended the first Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) alumni conference, along with our Nationwide field veterinarians and the wonderful Nicole Numbers, who manages our school outreach programs. The event was a gathering of past VBMA leaders and existing National VBMA student leaders (that is, both incoming and outgoing … Continue reading Thankful … for young colleagues, future leaders and the VBMA
It’s time to vote for the annual Hambone Award, which we give out every year to the most amazing recovery from our claims. We honor the pet and the owner, and we honor the veterinary practice as well — the latter with a $10,000 grant to help other pets in … Continue reading Hambone Award: Honoring pet survivors and the veterinary teams who save them
Yesterday at the AVMA convention, our Dr. Kerry O’Hara presented the latest data from our Nationwide | Purdue Veterinary Price Index to an attentive audience that seems to get bigger every time we offer our semi-annual updates. We now have almost a decade of claims data to draw from, and … Continue reading Veterinary pricing trends: Our deepest dive yet
Every veterinarian knows how dangerous dog parks can be. Sharing information on dog park safety can save lives! That why this week’s very shareable infographic outlines some of the risks and what pet-owners can do to minimize them. Exercise is important and fun for pets, and that’s why so many … Continue reading Dog park safety: What every pet-owner must know
If it’s Monday, it’s time for another of our amazing free infographics! Perfect for sharing with your veterinary clients or any pet-lovers. I love this one on young dog health issues, because I bet it’s going to be news to a lot of folks with growing puppies. Please share, and … Continue reading Young dog health issues: What our claims data shows
While common issues such as allergic dermatitis and otitis externa are rarely life-threatening, they can be painful to pets and unexpected and expensive in the eyes of pet owners. At Nationwide, we recently sorted through our database of more than 650,000 insured pets to determine the top medical conditions that … Continue reading What are the most common medical conditions for dogs and cats? We know!