As you all know, we’ve created the Hambone Nation Blog to highlight some of the more unusual claims we receive and provide tips for avoiding unexpected pet accidents. From time to time, we may deviate ever so slightly to address issues we think may benefit our... Read More »
Riley and Bailey 911 dogs The tragedies of 9/11 brought out the heroes inside a lot of Americans, and some of those heroes were the dogs that helped scour the rubble of the World Trade Center and Pentagon to help bring closure to the families of the victims of ... Read More »
As you guys know, we’ve created the Hambone Nation Blog to highlight some of the more unusual claims we receive and provide tips for avoiding unexpected pet accidents. From time to time, we may deviate ever so slightly to address issues we think may benefit our readers and their pets. Today, we wanted to briefly discuss VPI’s benefit schedule. People sometimes wonder why VPI uses a benefit schedule to reimburse claims, rather than rei... Read More »

On the Road Again

He’s been to New York City. He’s been to Vancouver, Canada. He’s been to Orlando, Fla. He’s been to Vegas. He’s Alfonso, the most travelin’ foam terrier mascot on the Internet today! Those of you following us on Facebook might remember how earlier this year, Veterinary Pet Insurance held a contest to name our unofficial company mascot. Thanks to policyholder Dennis Bullaro, our little guy went from being informally called ... Read More »
First, I want to thank everyone for reading the Hambone Nation and submitting us your stories. Second, I want to let you know the Hambone Nation is getting an overhaul! As the newly hired Social Media Specialist, it is my job to expand this blog and begin posting a variety of content for our readers. I am going to keep showcasing the incredible stories submittedto the Hambone Award site by policyholders and post more stories about the unusual... Read More »