Category Archives: Medicine

Man and woman in scrubs holding a Boston terrier dog.

When it comes to veterinary professionals, we are the people we serve

At Nationwide, we proud to be part of the veterinary community we serve, with about a quarter of the associates in our pet health insurance unit either past or current veterinary professionals — veterinarians and veterinary technicians/nurses — about 175 in all. Most of those are veterinary technicians/nurses. That’s why … Continue reading When it comes to veterinary professionals, we are the people we serve

Sign for Hometown Veterinary Hospital being installed

A new beginning: An associate veterinarian starts her own practice

Editor’s note: When Nationwide field veterinarian Dr. Kristi Yee told us she was starting her own practice, we were very happy for her.  And when she suggested that she blog about the experience, we couldn’t say yes quickly enough. We hope you’ll follow along with her story, We promise you’ll … Continue reading A new beginning: An associate veterinarian starts her own practice

Adult cat and dog

Coronavirus pets: Sharing accurate COVID-19 info with pet-owners

Companion animals are considered by many to be family members, so it’s not really surprising that concerns about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus spreading throughout the world right now, are also including worries about pets. The heat turned up on the topic late last week with the news that a dog … Continue reading Coronavirus pets: Sharing accurate COVID-19 info with pet-owners

Three questions for … NC State’s Amy Le Blanc (2022)

One her recent visit to the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Nationwide field veterinarian Dr. Tonya Sparks chose Amy Le Blanc (2022) for the “Three Questions” treatment. Now, without reading to the bottom (yet), can you guess from pictures alone what part of veterinary medicine she finds … Continue reading Three questions for … NC State’s Amy Le Blanc (2022)