The Companion

The Summer Edition

Meet our millionth member, cool down with pet safety tips for warmer weather and more in our summer issue.

Summer 2021


One of the world’s iconic dog breeds, dachshunds arrived on American shores in the mid-1800s. Since then, they’ve had an undeniable impact on...
Spring 2021


Locally known as “water monsters,” axolotls are native only to Lake Xochimilco near Mexico City—but they hold an iconic place in indigenous Mexican...
Nationwide® Dog Dugout Sweepstakes

Nationwide and Minor League Baseball have teamed up! Enter today for your chance to have your dog featured as an illustration in the official Nationwide Dog Dugout logo on, featured in The Companion newsletter, and more!

New Member Perk

Clinically proven and veterinarian approved, Pet Tunes Canine and Pet Tunes Feline music speakers are valuable pet parent tools to calm pets in any environment. Nationwide pet insurance members get 15% off all Pet Acoustics products sitewide!

Seasonal E-Card

Summer is here, and with it comes hot days that can quickly turn dangerous for pets. Share tips to keep pets cool (and safe!) with our seasonal e-card.

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In hot water

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