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Features July 2015 Issue

You Get What You Pay For

Some people engage in comparison shopping for medical care for their dogs, the way you might compare prices for a retail item like an article of clothing. There are even listserves supplying information on which veterinarians in an area are least expensive.

Be very cautious about choosing veterinary care this way. As Tufts veterinarian Linda Ross, DVM, says, “in a lot of cases, you get what you pay for.” She gives the example of someone pricing…

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