(Closed) Dogs and wedding budgets do not mix well

posted 5 years ago in Pets
Post # 3
2622 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I feel you.  Our pup had some bad back problems and with several visits to the vet including an ER visit right before we moved across country last month it was not well timed. I call her “my new couch” since I wont be getting one for awhile now πŸ™‚ 

But worth every penny.

And I think you should get an eye patch just for the pics!


Post # 4
4354 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@bleusteel:  Aww poor puppy (and wallet!) but I think I might put pants on my dog just for fun now because that is hilarious haha.

Post # 5
2490 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

lol cute pic! I hope she’s doing better πŸ™‚

Post # 6
119 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

Oh yes! My furbaby jumped off the bed one night and broke his foot. We had to drain our Honeymoon fund to pay for all the vet bills πŸ™

Post # 7
8446 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

It sucks that your dog racked up those vet bills, but I’m pretty sure the pants picture makes it all worth it in the end; eye patch pirate pictures would just be icing on the cake.

Post # 8
3692 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I have 5 pets total, so somebody always needs something from the vet.  

Gabi sure looks cute with those pants on, though.

Post # 10
119 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

@bleusteel:  it was about half of it and about 3 months before our first deposit was due. Doggy xrays are not cheap. We had a lovely honeymoon. Just did it a little cheaper πŸ™‚

Post # 11
501 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@bleusteel:  ohhhhh yeah, my dog has impeccable timing…emergency hospitalization for a mysterious GI issue the day before I was supposed to leave on a business trip to Japan…and then again almost exactly a year later the night before a weekend trip to visit family…necessitating medical boarding instead of regular ($$$$$$) both times.  On a smaller scale, he also helped himself to six chocolate chip cookies and a brownie on the afternoon of my first planned happy hour in, like, a year.  Fortunately he was fine, but still…I guess it’s nice he doesn’t want me to be gone, but there have to be cheaper/less stressful ways of communicating that!

P.S. Love the yoga pants πŸ˜‰

Post # 12
2250 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Oooh, they always pick the most inconvenient times πŸ™

Hope your baby stays out of trouble for you, for a little while at least!!

Post # 13
10366 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

Have you looked into pet health insurance? It’s pretty affordable, and keeps those surprise events from taking your budget off the rail. For dogs, it’s especially nice, since they spend so much time outside and interacting with other dogs – opens up a lot of opportunity for trouble!

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