Our local vet operates on a really tight budget. It is due to the economic situation of his clients. We are in a poor rural county. There are plenty of folks with cats, dogs, livestock and other animals that are struggling to get by. This vet is as good as any you might find in a metropolitan area. He sticks with us because he cares. My wife and I aren’t rich, but we did find ourselves looking at medical scales online after our last visit to his office.
We brought our dog in for a checkup. She has been through cancer and has survived. The doctor removed the cancer and she had oral chemo. She gets weighed every time we go in. The scale at the vet’s office is in bad shape. It has seen better days. Sometimes it does not work. (more…)