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I am writing about vets’ fees. We have an elderly neighbour. He brought his 10-year-old dog to the vet for a check-up that lasted five minutes and was charged €50.
It’s a disgrace. His dog is his life. He loves his dog, who is company and security. I know people might say that we are in a recession and that a dog is not a necessity. It is now as cheap for a human to go to the doctor as for a dog to go to the vet. Before I wrote this letter, I had asked several people with dogs about what the vets are charging. All agreed that the prices were a disgrace.
I found that a lot of people (especially when their dogs get colds or small ailments) are afraid to go to the vets.
If any vet has reduced their rates, they should be supported.
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