Veterinary Medicine vs. Human Health Care

By Erik Jones - Proud Brook Farmer


vet bill.jpgDid you know that the bills you pay from your own physician often only cover a fraction of the costs associated with your trip? Medicine, be it human or veterinary, is costly. As people, we don't realize how heavily we rely on insurance to buffer the costs of our care.

 

Take a look at the outline below to see just how reasonable we are able to keep costs at Brook Farm!!!

 

 

Service     -     Veterinarian     -     Human Physician

Exam - $85 - $200

Hospital Stay (per day) - $32 - $1,600 to $1,900

Catheter and Fluids - $141 - $676

Dental - $800 to $900 - $1,000 to $3,000

Blood Work - $159 - $850

Thyroid - $65 - $174

Blood Glucose Level - $40 to $70 - $200

Biopsy - $212 - $1,000 to 10,000

Suture Application - $15 - $400 to $1,600

Laser Therapy (per site) - $29 - $30 to $150

Radiograph - $175 - $100 to $700

Ultrasound (chest and abdomen) - $595 - $1,950 to $2,400

Ultrasound (pregnancy) - $280 - $270 to $2,400

Allergy Test Food Panel - $225 - $230

Allergy Test Complete Panel - $350 - $711

Anesthesia - $149 to $400 - $500 to $3,5000

Pre-Anesthetic Blood Work - $61 - $300 to $400

Urnalysis - $58 - $100

We, as humans, only are required to pay premiums based on our insurance policies, where as the animal insurance industry is a completely new experience for most clients. At Brook Farm we go the length to provide you with the care that your pet needs while remaining cost effective.

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Should there be any consideration to insure your pet Brook Farm suggests using Trupanion. They are a great company to work with and have very cost effective plans. As always, if you have any questions regarding any of this information please don't hesitate to use the link below.

 

Topics: Wellness

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