Last week I shared a story about some of the remarkable organizations that offer financial aid when pet owners can’t afford veterinary bills. That post was inspired by a reader who was having a rough time paying for the ongoing treatment of her disabled dog and from the response the story generated I realized this is a problem for many pet parents.
Many of you left touching comments about your personal experience taking care of a disabled pet on a budget and the struggles it caused. Those stories left a big impression on me and made me feel sentimental about the days when I took care of Sophie. It reminded me of the financial decisions my family had to make regarding our paralyzed little girl. I wholeheartedly sympathize with your dilemma and congratulate everyone who is working through the problem. [Read more…]