Category: Pet Health Insurance & Other Financial Concerns

The World of Pet Health Insurance

Veterinary health insurance has been around for a good long time, but only recently has it been gaining in popularity. Growth within the industry was initially stymied by inadequate, “slow-pay” and “no-pay” reimbursement policies. Pet health insurance companies… Read More

The Changing Landscape of Pet Health Insurance

Flipping through the September 1st edition of Time Magazine, I came across a full-page ad featuring an attractive, 20 to 30 year old, blond haired woman planting a kiss on the jowl of a lovely looking Bernese Mountain… Read More

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Puppy

According to the media, our economy is experiencing financial recovery, yet so many people are still struggling to make ends meet. How do I know this? For starters, the most hits I receive on my website consistently come… Read More

The Financial Wisdom of Disease Prevention

We’re all familiar with the Ben Franklin adage, “An ounce of prevention is with a pound of cure.” But how does this actually translate into dollars and cents when it comes to the health of our pets? Veterinary… Read More

The Elephant in the Middle of the Exam Room

My dual career as an author and a practicing veterinarian provides me with a unique vantage point. Not only am I privy to the issues my veterinary colleagues are stewing about, I also receive a plethora of emails… Read More

The Cost of Caring

The news would have us believe that the recession is over and unemployment is declining, but I’ve got to tell you, I’ve not yet seen even a glimmer of this in my professional life.  The majority of my… Read More

A Gift of Spot – Black Friday Special

Purchase Speaking for Spot through this link between November 26, 2010 and November 30, 2010 at a special “black Friday” price of $15.00.  Your book(s) will be personally signed and, if desired, receive complimentary holiday gift wrap. Nancy Kay,… Read More

Veterinary Care Links and Resources for You and Your Four-Legged Family Members

Some new educational links and resources have just been added to my website! I invite you to visit www.speakingforspot.com and take advantage of all that is there. In addition to the “Advocacy Aids” (free downloadable health care forms… Read More

Getting More Bark for Your Buck

Today the human-animal bond is stronger than ever. Seemingly, the more tumultuous the world around us, the tighter we cling to our beloved pets. They soothe us with their predictability and unconditional love, and they consistently give in… Read More