Originally Posted by LawrenceMD
sorry about your dogs. have you looked into pet insurance? i understand its a lot more expensive if you have more than one dog. When my puppy threw up a shard of glass I wasn't really afraid of the surgery (which thankfully never happened) because our plan covered 90% of it. The $300 for the x-rays and diagnostics cost me about $30.
I've had pet insurance for about a year, and it has saved me a lot of money. My dog was at the vet last Saturday for allergies and again Wednesday because of a reaction to the shot he got Saturday. It's nice to pay only $30 or so compared to multiples of that prior to getting the insurance.