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Old 07-25-2017, 03:48 PM
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My dog has been sick for the past four days. Yesterday he seemed to be getting better, but today he was much worse, so I took him to the vet this morning. He has a bad urinary tract infection. That's actually good news for two reasons: 1) There is an affirmative diagnosis based on actual data, and 2) he wasn't poisoned, which is what I feared. Only cost $480 to find out and get meds. I actually don't mind that fee TOO much for a few reasons: 1) like I said, we have an affirmative diagnosis and a treatment, 2) the doctor told me what the diagnostic options were with each associated cost BEFORE-HAND, and she was willing to do them "one at a time" to save money. I told her to do them all. 3) I was expecting $1000. Two x-rays (for blockage), blood-work (in-house) for systemic infection, and urinalysis (in-house) for urinary issues. I wish I didn't spend nearly $500 at the vet, but I don't feel like I got ripped off. THAT'S the surprise!

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