Top 10 obesity-related pet conditions


Top 10 obesity-related pet conditions

These cat and dog conditions accounted for more than 1.3 million of Nationwide pet insurance claims in 2016, a 23 percent increase from three years before.
Jan 31, 2017
By staff

Obesity seems to continue to grow in veterinary practices (no pun intended).

Nationwide reported an uptick in pet insurance claims for obesity-related conditions in 2016. More than 1.3 million claims for more than $60 million amounted to a 23 percent growth over three years.

The chart below show the top 10 obesity-related conditions that accounted for those claims. Are you seeing the same thing in practice? Email us your thoughts at [email protected].

(Data courtesy Nationwide; images