veterinarians News

New Program for Pet Services Professionals Available From Acadia Insurance

Acadia Insurance, a Berkley Company, is now offering specialized coverage beyond what is typically covered in a standard business owner policy for pet-focused businesses including: Kennels and daycare Pet groomers Pet trainers Veterinarians and pet hospitals Pet stores Pet food …

Florida Vet, Wife Charged With Forging Pet Health Certificates

A Lakeland, Fla. veterinarian and his wife have been charged with forging pet health certificates to trick consumers into believing they were buying healthy animals. Dr. Christopher Carrier, owner of Care Animal Clinic in Lakeland, and his wife, Wendy Carrier, …

Pet Insurance Outpaces Accident-Health in Sales Growth

Maria Makara didn’t hesitate to insure her two new dogs. That’s because they’re family. Her previous pet, a Yorkshire terrier, died in 2013 after contracting pancreatitis and Cushing’s disease. Makara ended up paying $4,000 for treatments and tests in the …