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the Cost of Non-Routine Pet Care

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 155
Mar 2008
Lewisburg,WV
Golden Retriever
5
Diagnosis and treament of seizure in dogs  more... close row
$ 62
Jan 2008
Houston, TX
cat
13
Shots and claw trim for older cat  more... close row
$ 7000
Jan 2008
Overland Park KS
dog
7
Chemotherapy and surgery for spleen cancer  more... close row
$ 300
Aug 2007
Fort Bragg, Ca
domestic shorthair cat
Urinary Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment for a Cat  more... close row
$ 750
Sep 2006
Skippack, PA
Dog
5
Removal of one broken canine tooth  more... close row
$ 285
Jan 2008
Greenwood, IN
Cat
8
Tumor removal for a cat  more... close row

Description of service

My cat had several tumors on her stomach that had to be removed and analyzed. Te vet had to do surgery, and then the samples were set to a lab, and anesthesia was also necessary. She didn't stay overnight, but the vet offered that option to me.


Review of Service

The service was excellent, the vet took good care of her. I was very worried that I wouldn't be able to afford her care, but it was surprisingly reasonable. Everyone at the clinic was caring and helpful, I felt she was in good hands. When i brought her home, I felt confident that I could call the vet if there were any problems. He got the pathology back to me as soon as possible, and advised me on further treatment, should it become necessary.


Tips

I would go with a vet you trust, rather than shopping around for this one. The care of your family member is more important than the cost. If you are a repeat customer at your vet's office, they may let you spread the bill out into a payment plan. If your cat has to go under anesthesia, be prepared for strange behavior when he or she gets home. Make them comfortable, and keep a sharp eye on them.


$ 350
Aug 2007
Berkeley, CA
Shepherd mix
Growth biopsy removal, diagnosis and treatment for dog  more... close row
$ 3500
Jan 2008
Phoenix, AZ
pittbull
6
Cancerous tumor required removing dog's tail  more... close row
$ 250
Apr 2008
lake oswego,, or
dog
1
Dog tremor and blood test  more... close row
$ 275
May 2007
Bartlett, TN
Dog
5
Scheduled c-section for dog  more... close row