With the winter holiday season right around the corner, Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, has released its annual list of the most bizarre pet insurance claims submitted during the holiday season.
Theft of Medical Insurance Within Healthcare Facilities
You and your team have been there: A patient needs life-saving care, but the owner is unable to pay for it. What do you do? When it comes to providing the best care for patients, economic limitations of pet owners can add stress to the equation. Too often, this stress spreads to the veterinary care team, creating additional financial burdens for the practice, and sparking emotional stress for team members who simply want to ensure every pet receives the very best care. To address this situation, AAHA has introduced
A Persian cat who ate three feet of packaging tape. A miniature dachshund that fended off a rattlesnake. A skewer-swallowing boxer. It was a tough choice but the votes are in. On Oct. 7, Nationwide Pet Insurance awarded Curtis, a five year old boxer from Princeton, W. Va., the Hambone Award®, honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Curtis will receive the award and a gift bag. The Virginia College of Veterinary Medicine, who treated Curtis, will receive $10,000 to treat pets whose owners could not otherwise afford treatment.
Pets eat weird things. Everyone knows that, especially veterinarians. But the full extent of the issue is sometime hard to appreciate.
Pet owners frequently search "are peanuts safe for dogs?" Bottom line, certain types of nuts can cause poisonings, an upset stomach or an obstruction in a dog's gastrointestinal tract which can lead to life-saving
As fall approaches and thoughts turn to sponsoring a community event, you might consider stealing an idea from a recent canine art exhibit. MORE TH>N, a pet insurance company, commissioned British artist Dominic Wilcox to develop an art exhibit geared to a canine viewing audience. The result was Play More, a dog-specific exhibit that ran in London from Aug. 19-20.
If you just said that to a millennial, you’ve probably made a serious tactical error.Twelve percent of millennials have ended a romantic relationship because of a disagreement over their pet’s place in the relationship, according to a new study released this week by Trupanion, a companion animal health insurance provider.
June is National Pet Preparedness Month and is a great reminder to all of us to include pets in our natural disaster preparation. Extreme weather conditions are scary and unpredictable, making it critical to have a disaster plan in place for everyone both at home and at work.In 2018, the United States saw 14 natural disaster events that caused a devastating loss of life.
This week: The death of a pet influencer can influence his owner’s income, a pet insurance claim that involves missile silos and missing dogs, and pets can tell time (you’re running late on dinner, BTW).