Pet Health Conditions

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Pet Cancer Early Warning Signs

If your pet displays any of these warning signs of cancer, see your veterinarian immediately. Early detection is critical in the fight against pet cancer.

Common Ailments in Senior Cats

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

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

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 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

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 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

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.

Cat Arthritis

Cat Arthritis

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

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.

Pet Osteoarthritis

Pet Osteoarthritis

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

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 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.