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Here's a great article from the New York Times, Apr.29, 2019 edition that I'd like to share with you. Whether you’re a lifelong pet owner or a first-time adopter, a trip to a rowdy and crowded vet’s office can be a frazzling experience. I was once so distracted by my dog Sutton’s incessant licking of her lips, an indicator of stress, that I forgot all about my mental checklist of questions until after the appointment ended. If your attention is easily diverted by your pet’s antics or you get nervous around doctors, make a plan. To ensure history doesn’t repeat...

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Not a fan of big vet bills here, a position I'm sure I share with every cat and dog owner on the planet. Fortunately, I've developed a strategy over the decades that has served me well. Suffice it to say that vets have not grown rich off my paltry expenditures on the health maintenance of my dogs and I doubt they ever will. Here's why: 1) I will only get a breed with a healthy track record like terriers or sporting dogs. No trendy or ersatz designer breeds for me, or breeds with exaggerated features that a wild canine would...

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