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Old 12-17-2012, 09:35 PM
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$70 is pretty decent for a spay.

Though are there any low cost clinics in your area? I brought Stella to one for her spay and she got her vaccines, spay (+pain meds), microchip, and dewormer/heartworm for I think $120. It's a chunk of money to pay up front, but it was well worth it.
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Old 12-17-2012, 10:56 PM
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Odie's came close to $500 with her hernia fix. I think that just under $100 is what our low cost clinic charges.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:00 PM
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Where i live jobs are hard to find here. I got hired at pizza hut and talked to the manager the next day and she said i couldn't start til January. . . Then she said she's not gonna be able to hire me at all. . . . B.S!
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:07 PM
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$70 is very reasonable! Keep in mind it takes a lot of skill and training to perform in addition to anesthesia and assistants, techs, and receptionist... I paid $75 to have a stray cat neutered under a 'barn cat special'. My dogs were much more!
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:17 PM
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$70 is not a bad price, think of what has to be done in a surgery.
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It's expensive because you are talking about a surgical procedure. Would you expect a human doctor to do a hysterectomy on a woman for $70? Heck no! It would be $1000s and we have insurance to help with a big portion of it. The vet that preforms the surgery needs to be paid as well as the techs that assist and then he/she needs to pay for the overhead of the building, surgical instruments, medications, etc.

I think $70 is extremely reasonable, you are probably not going to find much better. The only other option is to keep calling around to see if you can find a better price.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:26 PM
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Where i live jobs are hard to find here. I got hired at pizza hut and talked to the manager the next day and she said i couldn't start til January. . . Then she said she's not gonna be able to hire me at all. . . . B.S!
That's too bad. Sorry it worked out that way. How old are your pups? You have a male and a female, right? If you can't afford both at the same time, I would advise you to spay or neuter one of them to avoid a pregnancy. Could you borrow the money from someone?
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Chloe's spay and microchip was $300.


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