By Nat T. Messer, DVM; Kenton D. Morgan, DVM; and Karen A. Nyrop, DVM MS


  • Withholding known health history or pertinent exam findings may negate a policy if a claim is made.
  • Veterinarians shouldn’t succumb to owner pressure to misrepresent the severity or duration of a condition.
  • Permission to euthanize should be received from the insurance company to protect the owner’s ability to collect.

Publication Type

  • Ethics


  • Ethics

Publish Date

May 1, 2017