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The dilemmas of modern vet care

In a recent article in the Globe and Mail, columnist Margaret Wente described the emotional ordeal she faced when her cat became ill, requiring prolonged and extensive medical care and, ultimately, euthanization. Wente also recounted the high cost of veterinary care, which millions of pet guardians face when their companions become ill.  For her, money was not a critical issue, but for most Canadians

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When a call to VHS is a needy animal’s last hope

  “My cat accidentally slipped out the front door and was hit by a car. I’m on disability right now and don’t have enough money to cover the entire vet bill. Please, is there any way you can help me?” This is the kind of desperate call the Vancouver Humane Society gets several times a week. As VHS’s Program Coordinator & Office Manager, I’m

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