Pet Health Conditions
Common Ailments in Senior Cats
With the onset of feline senior years comes senior health issues. So, what does this mean for you and your cat? Here are the top 10 conditions to look for.
Common Ailments in Senior Dogs
Senior ailments can start creeping up on our companions as early as five years of age. Here are the top 10 most common conditions to look for in your dog.
Pets and Rabies
While not common, your pet could become infected with the rabies virus. The good news: you can take preventive measures to protect your pet — and the rest of your family.
Unusual Pet ER Cases Infographic
Unusual ER cases from Nationwide’s pet insurance claims vault showcases some of the most eyebrow-raising pet emergencies reported by policyholders. The good news: All these pets made a full recovery.
Alternative Therapies for Dogs
With the increase of natural healthcare and alternative therapies for animals over the past couple of years, many pet lovers are seeking natural approaches for their fuzzy friends.
Pets and Seasonal Allergies
Pets can suffer seasonal allergies just like us, and many are allergic to ragweed, grasses, pollens, molds and trees. Do you know what signs to spot in case your dog or cat has allergies?
Leptospirosis and Pets
If not treated in time, this flu-like disease can become deadly. While at one point in time considered less of a threat, recent outbreaks of lepto have been reported in the U.S.
You’ve noticed a variation in your cat’s physical behavior and may assume it’s just old age, but your cat may be suffering from a very painful condition often overlooked: arthritis.
Sunburn and Dogs
Your dog’s fur coat offers protection for many things—except from the sun’s rays. Take safe measures to screen your dog from the potential dangers of sunburn this summer.
Also referred to as degenerative joint disease, this crippling condition is caused by the breakdown and erosion of cartilage in the joints, and generally progresses with age.
Bordetella and Pets
Whether your pet travels with you or spends his days at your neighborhood boarding facility, he'll need one important thing ahead of time: the Bordetella vaccine.
Pets and Parasites Infographic
Pets are exposed to parasites year round. The key to deterring these pests is simple: preventive care. This graphic will introduce you to the most common parasites affecting our pets.