Summertime safety for pets on the go

This is why your friend has Nationwide® pet insurance—and so should you.


Warm weather pet hazards

Before you grab the leash and head outdoors, make sure you’re on the lookout for these common summertime pet dangers.

Our popular Major Medical plan covers summer's injuries like these and more. Major Medical reimburses according to a benefit schedule, which has defined maxiumum amounts for each condition or service. These amounts renew in full annually.


Snake bite
Keep curious noses away from bushes and tall grass, where snakes tend to hide. Average treatment cost: $1,577


Plant posioning
Many common garden and house plants can be toxic to dogs and cats if ingested. Average treatment cost: $823


Insect stings or bites
Bees, wasps and biting insects can cause painful stings, swelling and more. Average treatment cost: $331

3 ways to cool it down this summer

Dog paw

If the ground is too hot for your hand, it's too hot for your pet’s paws

Sunscreen for pets

Protect noses, bellies and ears with pet-safe sunscreen

Frozen treats

Pet-safe frozen treats can help prevent dehydration

Warm up with the best protection for your pets

We know what we’d want covered for our pets, so we made sure we covered it for yours. And with more than 35 years of experience protecting pets, there's nothing we haven’t seen.

Accidents & injuries

Chronic illnesses


Common illnesses

Hereditary conditions

Holistic & alternative

Serious illnesses

Testing & diagnostics

Plans start at $35 a month*

Get more when you choose America's #1 pet insurance

From fast reimbursement to special perks, Nationwide pet insurance members get more from their policy.

Up to 90% cash back on eligible vet bills

Eligible reimbursements delivered straight to your bank account

Vethelpline logo

24/7 access to pet health advice from the vethelpline®

Special pricing on products

Special pricing from vendors on pet-related products and more

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We're passionate about pets. Period. That's why we make it easy for you to provide your pet with the best care possible.

From hand-picked perks to friendly customer service, we're dedicated to showing our appreciation to Nationwide members for trusting us to protect their furry family.