Surviving Minnesota!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Bogtown Chick, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. KlopKlop

    KlopKlop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy doesn't that sound rough :)
     
  2. destiny_56085

    destiny_56085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Down here in southern MN, I've had dogs neutered for anywhere from $100-150. Smaller dogs less, bigger dogs more.... If they need to get caught up on shots, they usually do them then too. The whole panel of blood work is optional and I usually only get it done on my really old dog.. A normal spay down here runs about $150. I had a great dane young female done last year and they went in and tached her stomach too and bill was right about $200.
     
  3. destiny_56085

    destiny_56085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha Klop I stand around and deal cards, socialize, and get paid to have fun too!
     
  4. ejb3810

    ejb3810 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Klop, that slip and slide incident sounds like a good time gone bad!
     
  5. destiny_56085

    destiny_56085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For years I was loyal to this awesome small animal clinic about 15 miles away... Awesome vets, top of the line equipment... However their prices and waiting list reflected it. I have quite a few animals so started checking around. There is a basically large animal clinic in the next town that does all the basic work for a fraction of the price. They usually can get you in same day, if not next week for major procedures. The vets are just as awesome. They don't have a lot of the more expensive equipment there and will refer you to a larger clinic if they can't perform the work. A huge perk with them is that they offer walk in days at 3 locations in the spring. All shots, heartworm testing, and flea/tick medication is basically at cost and a very tiny exam fee. You might have to stand in line, but there is no fee for a office call.
     
  6. Coffee 1st

    Coffee 1st Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kindest cuts through the humane Society to spay or neuter cats or dogs is only $50 it was posted allover Facebook for awhile. I do the wellness program at Petsmart for mine it's $50 a month for pets and my spay and neutering along with teeth cleaning once a year is included. Also included is shots and office visits..
     
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  7. MinnesotaNice

    MinnesotaNice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel like you're going to get me in trouble. I like both the chocolates and the blues. I really should at least get a pair so the chickens aren't lonely. And I have that marshy area next to my house that needs some nature.
     
  8. KlopKlop

    KlopKlop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe that kindest cuts is income based. Aka how much you pay is based on how much you make. Same with MnSnap which is a traveling clinic similar to Kindest Cut
     
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  9. MinnesotaNice

    MinnesotaNice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Way too expensive. And for a smaller dog that doesn't weigh much. I know when we had our dog neutered they asked if I wanted this blood test, that blood test, etc. It would have been like $100 more. No thanks. But the vet we go to in Ham Lake is incredibly reasonable. It's nothing fancy, but the vets and techs are all great. We paid $220 to have our dog neutered. I want to say that also included a few shots.

    So, our dog always pants. Even when he was a puppy he panted non-stop. That's just what he does and there's nothing wrong with him. Let me tell ya, it's pretty annoying listening to a 125lb Rottweiler panting all of the time. Anyways, this last time I brought him in for a check-up the vet was like "check this out".....he stuck both thumbs into my dogs eyes and he stopped panting for like a minute. Cool! And my dog isn't very smart so he thinks it's a great time. I wish I had a cool trick like that.
     
  10. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Lol I love the blues. They are my favorites
     

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