From our history as the nation’s first pet health insurance company founded as VPI, Nationwide believes in service to the veterinary community. We produce veterinary-written and –reviewed materials for your clients in our Pet HealthZone, and we use our peerless database to produce studies and research that help veterinarians, pet-owned and the pets we all believe are family members. We are constantly adding to our library, so please visit for future releases.

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2019 update: Recovery steady for another full year

The benchmark Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index continued recovery through the end of 2018, with medical care driving the trend.
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brachycelphalic health study
Groundbreaking study reveals disease rates in brachycephalic breeds

Brachycephalic breeds such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Bulldog are more likely to have claims for conditions common to all dogs, according to an analysis of Nationwide®‘s proprietary database of pet insurance claims claims of 1.27 million dogs over a nine-year span.

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Landmark study reveals bone cancer prevalence and influences

An analysis of more than 1 million dogs in Nationwide®‘s proprietary database of pet insurance claims shows which breeds of dog are more likely to be diagnosed with this painful and typically fatal cancer. Analysis included prevalence by region, socioeconomic status and population density.

VPI-Veterinary Economics Financial Health Study: WVC 2014 White Paper

Expanded report with more information, as presented to sessions at the Western Veterinary Conference.

VPI-Veterinary Economics Financial Health Study: NAVC 2014 Executive Summary

“First bite” look at the data, presented at the North American Veterinary Community Conference.