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Not Following the Advice of My Vet Saved Me More Than $4,000

GOBankingRates Logo By Paul Vachon of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 10: Meet Max, my 10-year-old Cavalier Spaniel Mix. He is without a doubt the mellowest and happiest dog I know, and there isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for him. So, when I learned that he had diabetes, I knew that it was a life-changing event for both Max and myself. What I didn’t fully understand at that moment was how expensive treating his illness would be.I should preface this by saying two things: first, Max has a wonderful vet; and, second, I don’t recommend ignoring the advice of your own veterinarian. That said, there are ways to save money on your furry friend and still ensure they receive quality care. Here is what I did to save over $4,000 in vet bills.Read More: An Emergency Vet Visit Almost Cost Me $2K

Not Following the Advice of My Vet Saved Me More Than $4,000

Meet Max, my 10-year-old Cavalier Spaniel Mix. He is without a doubt the mellowest and happiest dog I know, and there isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for him. So, when I learned that he had diabetes, I knew that it was a life-changing event for both Max and myself. What I didn’t fully understand at that moment was how expensive treating his illness would be.

I should preface this by saying two things: first, Max has a wonderful vet; and, second, I don’t recommend ignoring the advice of your own veterinarian. That said, there are ways to save money on your furry friend and still ensure they receive quality care. Here is what I did to save over $4,000 in vet bills.

Read More: An Emergency Vet Visit Almost Cost Me $2K

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