May 27th, 2015
by RedRover Relief Case Manager Laurel Meleski
As pet owners, we naturally want to care for our four-legged friends, but what happens when an unexpected illness or accident happens and the cost to care for your pet is more than you can afford?
According to a report published every five years by by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the average veterinary expenditure per U.S. household was $375 in 2011. When there is a veterinary emergency, costs can easily soar, exceeding what we expect to spend by hundreds, or even thousands of dollars. Here are some tips to help you cope with the cost of unexpected veterinary care:
Having a sick pet can be frightening, but taking the time to plan for an emergency before something unexpected happens can help you be better prepared. Read more tips about preparing funds for a veterinary emergency