cost of vets

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Is Paul O'Grady mad to spend so much money on his terminally ill dog?
Paul O'Grady, the comedian-turned-dog-advocate, hit the news this week when he talked about spending over £8000 in vets' fees to treat his nine year old Cairn Terrier Olga for cancer of the kidney. The Daily Mail reports…
March 21, 2014 • 1 shares • 12 comments
Horses
Horses and money - is it really either/or?
With the new financial year, and the recent bad weather, everyone involved in and working with horses is trying to make money go a bit further. Among other issues, the cost of medicines is rising every month (many drugs…
April 17, 2013
Dogs
Ask a vet online- "My 9 year old GSD has a black disk like cataract in one eye. Can it be removed safely. Would this be expensive to remove? Is this usually done by my vet or a specialist eye vet?"
Question from David Keown My 9 year old GSD has a black disk like cataract in one eye. Can it be removed safely and what's the prognosis for a good recovery. Would this be expensive to remove? Is this usually done by my…
April 11, 2013 • 13 shares • 6 comments
Life as vet - what its like
Cost of Vets - A sad story but an important message
This week I was in a situation which made me feel angry, sad, frustrated and powerless all at once. I wanted to share it because I think it highlights a really important issue about vets, pet care and cost. However, I wi…
October 8, 2012 • 12 comments
Life as vet - what its like
What should vets do about negative comments on their Facebook Pages?
Most vets realise the value of social media for marketing their services, but many have reservations about the possible downside of this type of direct engagement with the public. In particular, vets are often put off in…
August 30, 2012 • 4 comments
Horses
Part 3: Surgical Colic
As we saw in the previous part of this series, Medical colics are those which can be managed medically, usually on the yard. However, about 1 in 10 cases of colic require emergency referral to an equine hospital for surg…
July 26, 2012 • 7 shares
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