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The Vitanza Family

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Lori Arentz

Lori Arentz

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Gale Larran

Gale Larran

“I had just moved to Texas from California in February of 2007 and had taken Ginger to several different Vets before I left. After blood, stool and urine test the doctors still could not narrow down what was really wrong with her. When she had anot

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Sheridan S. Jones

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“Vet Clinic of Rockwall Shares The Top 10 Secrets To Protect Your Pet…and Your Wallet “

It’s unfortunate, but owning a dog or cat can sometimes mean veterinarian bills that can seriously impact your finances. Fortunately, you can do some things to help minimize your veterinary costs. If you listen to the tips that follow, you and your cat or dog will be able to enjoy a long, healthy relationship without spending more than your bank account will allow.

One of the first things you should do, even before you actually get your dog or cat, is do some research on the breed. Some breeds simply are much more likely to have health problems than others. Bulldogs are just one example, but most owners of these types of breeds will incur veterinary bills in the thousands of dollars during their dog’s life. You should also find out whether the dog or cat has any birth defects. Many times these health problems cannot be corrected and can be very expensive.

Think about the type of food you plan on feeding your dog or cat. Many times you can improve your pet’s long-term health simply by spending a little more money on some healthier, high quality food. You will thank yourself when you take your pet to the veterinary clinic and you only need to pay for a checkup instead of expensive medication.

Another way to save money overall is to look out for any mysterious odors coming from your pet, as this is a sign that your pet should immediately go to the veterinary clinic. Odors can be a sign of an infection of the ears, bladder, skin or gums, so it is definitely something that needs to be checked out by a veterinarian as soon as possible before the condition worsens leading to higher veterinary bills.

Regular visits to the veterinary clinic are vital to your pet’s overall health. They allow your veterinarian to detect any problems before they become significant and possibly expensive. Having your dog or cat checked once a year is always a good idea, even if you have not noticed any problem. In the long run, this practice could save you money and possibly even save your pet’s life.

Keeping your pet’s vaccinations current is also an essential part of keeping your pet healthy and happy. A booster shot only requires one visit to the veterinary clinic a year, but it will prevent your pet from catching diseases from other pets, much like how a flu shot works for people. Also, many people assume that older cats and dogs don’t need vaccinations, but this assumption is contrary to the facts. The immune system in older pets frequently is suppressed, and older dogs and cats rely on annual boosters to help their immune systems fight off serious diseases.

Spaying or neutering your pet is not only a great way to avoid having to deal with unwanted puppies or kittens, but it is also a way to prevent many health problems and even tumors from forming within your pet. It will also save you money on injuries due to territorial aggression and fighting. The veterinary advantages of having your pet spayed or neutered are endless, so it is definitely something that is worth looking into.

Parasites can be a big problem for cats and dogs, but you can prevent fleas, ticks, heartworms and intestinal worms by giving your pet preventative medications. People often say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and this is so true when it comes to parasite prevention. It’s more costly to eliminate them than prevent them, but it’s also true that you or your family can get many of these parasites! So, do yourself and your family a favor and check into preventative medications for your pet. Your cat or dog will be healthier and you won’t need to worry about parasites yourself.

In order to save money in the long run, each and every year, you should make sure that your pet undergoes routine veterinary laboratory tests, as this can help to slow down many life threatening illnesses that may be starting. Even diseases like cancer can be slowed down if they are caught early enough, which could lengthen your pet’s life considerably. Many times, simple dietary changes can lead to prolonged life if conditions are caught in the early stages.

It might be hard to believe, but gum disease and tooth decay can be major problems for pets. Dental problems can cause unnecessarily high veterinary bills because these infections can spread to the heart and other organs. Fortunately, your veterinarian can deal with this problem by cleaning your dog’s or cat’s teeth every year. If you detect any foul odor around your pet’s mouth, get the problem checked out right away because it will not improve without veterinary treatment.

You can also save money on your veterinarian bills by looking for coupons, either offline or on the Internet. Many veterinary clinics run specials at some time or another during the year. Learning about these specials can save you a lot of money. Also, stick with your veterinarian once you find a good one. Using the same vet will allow him or her to become familiar with your pet’s general health and overall condition. A thorough understanding of your pet’s condition will allow the vet to better manage and treat your pet, helping to keep your cat or dog healthy.

Although your dog or cat is probably your best friend, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t try to save money if you can. Following these tips will let you save money even while you are taking great care of your dog or cat.

Pick up the phone and call 972-772-7777 and schedule your appointment today!

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