Post # 46
kaitlyn8298 : in my opinión Boxers are delicate. Of course we are overly cautious, but if we were talking about a baby not one person would tell you to not to do the test .
so far my boxer has suffered from kennel cough and one time of unexplained digestive problems that got better after 10 days of antibiotics and food for his sensitivity.
Post # 47
People lie on the internet all of the time 🤷♀️. Lol.
Post # 48
But I get your concerns and obviously you have a reason to get the test as you have a time limit to get a refund.
My dog is also a breed that is high risk for tons of health issues and I totally get the financial commitment that I signed up for when I got her.
Post # 49
Very happy to hear your updates (about your fiance coming around about training Cookie AND you finding a cheaper vet for the echocardiogram.) Vet prices can vary tremendously for the exact same procedure; it’s so important to shop around. I got sick of getting very disparate quotes from vets so I finally got the Banfield plan from Petsmart. It’s a prepaid plan, and I am pretty sure their senior cat plan included heart monitoring tests. Pet insurance is a rip off from my experience. Best of luck!
Post # 50
sharpshooter : i know, people definitely lie on the internet all the time but i wouldn’t lie about my friends dog dying!!
anyways, yes, dogs are a very timely and pricey part of the family but that’s part of being a pet owner. with that being said, i’ve decided to get the echo done on my pup, the appointment is on Friday. And, my fiance and I had to settle on our 3rd choice of trainers for Cookie – the first 2 had ridiculously long waiting lists and we feel that this is pretty urgent with how unhappy i have been, along with Cookie – and our first meeting for that is the 26th!
Post # 51
BuzzedBumblingBee : thank you. yes, we have scheduled both, the echo is friday and the trainer for cookie is the 26th. i am happy we were able to agree on investing in both dogs rather than just the puppy. we did have to take our 3rd choice on the trainer because the top 2 had long waiting lists and we didn’t feel this was something that could wait another several months.