About a year ago, our beloved “Office Dog,” Sam, had quite a harrowing post-holiday week. $5000 and 25 staples later, he was on the mend from
It’s a hot topic on many veterinary management forums – how to choose an alternative financing option for pet owners when traditional third-party financing plans don’t help enough clients.
When it comes to dealing with the cost of veterinary care, I really wish both vets and pet owners would stop blaming and shaming each other, and instead begin an open, respectful dialogue aimed at finding solutions.
Suzanne Cannon knows how hard it is to choose between finances and your pet’s health. Several years ago, her dog developed a case of pancreatitis, requiring $4,000 of emergency treatment. Despite having pet insurance, Cannon, who was then going through a divorce, still had to pay upfront and then wait for reimbursement.