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  • More bark for your buck

    More bark for your buck
    Veterinarian Gregory Hammer laughed as he recalled the average price his clients paid for an office visit in 1973, when he started out in rural Kansas. "It was $6," said Hammer, now president of the American Veterinary Medical Assn. Good luck getting so much as a torn nail clipped for that these days. Americans spent more than $10 billion on veterinary care last year, according to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Assn. A single visit to a vet cost an average of $135 for a dog owner as of 2006, the last time the veterinary group took a survey of those costs. That's up 83% from 10 years earlier. And the price is probably a good bit higher in Southern California, where vet fees are steeper than in most of the country. Inflation played a major role -- the costs of office space, staff salaries, equipment and supplies have all shot up.
  • Pet expenses: A dog's life, on a budget

    Sunday, April 13, 2008 YOUR MONEY: PET EXPENSES A dog's life, on a budget * With a little bit of discipline, pet owners can keep their vet costs on a short leash Home Edition, Business, Page C-1 Business Desk 35 inches; 1400 words Type of Material:...