Archive for October 15, 2013
How much is a typical vet visit? The answer could easily vary by region, availability of qualified vets, and the kind of pet you have. More important than the actual price you pay, however, is what you are actually paying for.
A good ballpark figure to keep in mind for a regular check up, by itself, is around $50. This does not include any extra tests you want performed, or any recommendations your vet might make after the initial checkup and health questions. Nor does it include any medication or regular vaccinations your pet may need.
The ultimate cost of vet visits are determined by all of these factors. Some offices don’t charge the standard office visit fee if you’re scheduled to only receive vaccinations, electing to instead only charge you for the vaccinations themselves. Similarly