Money Tips for Caring Pet Owners
By Julie Ciaramella
Smashwords Edition
Published by the American Veterinary Medical Association
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Table of Contents
First Things First
A Penny Now or a Pound Later?
Doing the Right Thing
A Hard Pill to Swallow?
Sophisticated Healthcare Costs More
A Simple Solution Is Sometimes Cheaper
Bottom Line
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Everyone is trying to save money these days, including pet owners. But in an effort to cut back on costs, you may hear advice that could end up compromising your pet’s health. Regardless of what you read, providing your pet with regular preventive care is the key to a healthy and long life for your pet. And an investment in preventive healthcare can reduce your long-term pet healthcare costs. How? Preventive care does just what its name suggests – it can prevent diseases that can put your pet’s life in jeopardy and be costly to treat. Regular exams also often catch budding health issues that can become bigger problems if left untreated, saving you hundreds – or even thousands – of dollars as a result and possibly even saving the life of your pet.

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