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Old 12-18-2012, 07:11 AM
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I paid $250 to have my rabbit neutered... that was B.C. though. Before children! Plus small animal vets are just expensive because there are not that many of them, and there is high demand. $70 is pretty good! I understand your position though, especially if you have to have more than one.
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I understand that cost is a factor here...... but I would also consider the care your doggie would get....before and after the spay/neuter........
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that really is very inexpensive. It is surgery, it does cost money for the equipment, meds, nurses, etc. Around here that is practically free...it would cost that to walk in the door at most vets
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Im tryin to find a good vet to spay and nueter my chi babies but everywhere i go its 70 or more per dog. I don't know what to do.
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:23 PM
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$70 is CHEAP For a spay/neuter. Around here it's a minimum of $300.
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Kaelynn, 70 bucks is definitely ridiculously low. I get "special deals" from my vet,
and the lowest I paid for a spay was 250$(for a small dog). Having a dog is not
cheap, having two is pricey, especially when unexpected costs occur such as
injury or illness. I'm not rich, yet I have four dogs. What I do is put aside a tiny
bit of money every paycheck, at times it's as little as 10$, into an account that
is reserved for doggie emergencies. I highly recommend this to anyone who does
not have insurance or credit cards. This little emergency fund helped many times.
The important thing is to never touch it for anything else, no matter what, it's
reserved for the pups. Because even if they seem fine today, you just never
know what tomorrow will bring. For now if I were you I'd find some kind, any kind
of work, and perhaps sell a couple of unnecessary items to help pay for your
pups' spay & neuter. I know it can be challenging finding work, but don't give up,
when you are driven and determined, good things come your way.


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Old 01-24-2013, 07:46 PM
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Ouch! Hunny is at the vet getting neutered right now for $49. I googled for low cost options and found a lot of programs out there. They were all basically the same, with the same vets participating. I think the location makes a huge difference for vet costs. I'm guessing Portland is one of the lower ones, based on the few responses I read.


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Old 01-24-2013, 07:54 PM
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That is really really really cheap, neutering Ruffio was well over 200 dollars
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Holy crap! That alone, would seriously make me reconsider either having a dog, or keeping it intact. I already was feeling terrible that I waited so long(9.5 months old), but I can't help but wonder how long it would have taken me with those prices. I only paid $75 for Hunny in the first place. Lol I'd pay everything in the world to keep him now that I have him though.


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