Indiana – based Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) is set to announce its first-quarter earnings this Friday, May 7. A public conference call is also set to take place that morning at 8:00 a.m. eastern time. A live webcast will be accessible via this link, according to the company’s announcement: https://investor.elanco.com/events-and-presentations/default.aspx. Exactly one year […]
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From the Editor: TCR’s Funding Sources Some of you have asked if our most recent story is sponsored (short answer, no). TCR is subscription-based, which means we serve readers. I am financing 100% of the startup costs: Bedford Dog, LLC is my company (formerly Emily Media LLC) that owns TCR. I personally receive at least […]
Petplan’s Plunge: One of America’s largest pet insurance companies struggles amid VC-mandated cutbacks, insurtech IT woes
Petplan’s Plunge: One of America’s largest pet insurers struggles amid VC-mandated cutbacks, IT insurtech woes How a once-great pet insurance company started breaking faith with its customers and spiraling into decline Juliane Holz of Philadelphia, PA began our interview by asserting that she had always loved her pet insurance provider, Petplan, and recommended Petplan to everyone […]
It’s a new era for Trupanion, America’s second-largest provider of pet health insurance. The Seattle-based, self-underwritten insurance provider [keen to underscore that they do “medical insurance for the life of your pet” and not simply “pet insurance”] to 577,000*** pets in its flagship monthly subscription business issued its 2020 Annual Shareholder Letter Tuesday afternoon. ***Update: […]
The inspection of Carlos R. Lopez’s Orange County practice, Brookhurst Animal Medical a.k.a. BAMC, unveiled a slew of major failures in safety, hygiene, and record-keeping protocols, thus prompting another inspection in January 2020 which yielded even more startling results.
As one of the most controversial public policy debates in the animal world looms – whether dogs should be allowed to be defined by breed – new data shows that dog bites are happening less often but at a higher cost. This has led to a new world of lobbying efforts on the part of […]
Newest Seresto suit also veterinarian-free zone, but USA Today starts to talk to vets and conduct requisite reporting
A new Seresto suit is afoot.
This time, the plaintiff is Florida resident John Czerniak, although he, too, is seeking the company (“and all others similarly situated”) of additional plaintiffs. His lawyers are Knoxville, Tennessee-based Greg Coleman Law PC, according to the complaint – which contains 13 consecutive allegations and zero evidence apart from the embattled Hettinger story.
Major Biden has been involved in a second bite incident with a National Parks Service employee on the White House South Lawn on Monday, first lady Jill Biden’s spokesman, Michael LaRosa told reporters (Mr. LaRosa used the term “nipped”). TCR will be digging further to bring a comprehensive, ‘major’ report that only we can deliver, […]
The first class-action lawsuit prompted by USA Today’s veterinarian-disputed ‘Seresto’ story was filed last Monday against Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE: ELAN). The suit seems to be as evidence-free as the USA Today story– the source upon which the suit relies.
Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. is apparently still with us. Yesterday afternoon, the FDA announced another recall, this time for Salmonella, and without any reports of death or illness to date. The FDA announcement here. As always, FDA is encouraging pet owners to remember to save lot code information before disposing of pet food or treat […]