It's Health Insurance, For Pet's Sake

Although we hear a lot more about skyrocketing health-care costs for humans, the price of patching up Fido's scrapes and Fluffy's broken paw has shot up astronomically, too. Veterinarians lament that many owners opt for euthanasia when faced with tabs topping $1,000 for such common maladies as broken bones and abscesses, let alone pricier procedures such as artificial joints and organ transplants.

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