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mamadog53 2
Gotcats 2
SagaciousSighFiGurl 2
gunsnroses 1
TinktheSprite 5

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mamadog53 --- 250 days ago -

Our long time doggie dentist retired and I'm searching for a new one. The vet that took over his practice starts at $800. and goes up depending on what extras are needed. The last time our dog had to visit the dentist the old vet charged $300. and it included 2 extractions and cleaning. And he was board certified. Most vets that do dentals are not. Obviously I want the best care for my dog but the prices have gotten ridiculous. Does anyone know a reasonably priced good vet? 

TinktheSprite --- 250 days ago -

There is a vet in Pearland that my friend goes to. He is a DDS specialist and charges around $120 for teeth cleaning I think? But I don't remember his name?? There's a start for you to research. My GF is out of town for a week. 

TinktheSprite --- 250 days ago -

Maybe this: http://www.veterinarydentalservices.com/dr-todd-mccoy/ 

mamadog53 --- 250 days ago -

He's the guy that took over Dr. Ross' practice. He's the one who starts at $800. according to Yelp reviews. I'll have to call and ask some questions. 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 250 days ago -

If you go with a specialist, the price goes way up. If all you need is a cleaning and possible extractions, many senior veteran dentists can do that. Do you actually need a specialist? Karen Bookout @ Suburbia North in Spring is seasoned and done many many dentals. 

Gotcats --- 247 days ago -

I just took mine to Big Thicket Vet in New Caney off FM 1485.

office visit $40
Heartworm test $23
Distemper/Adenovirus/Parvo/Coro $23
Rabies $14
Bordatella $15
Trim Nails $11.50
Dog Dental Grade III (discount in Feb for dental $246.50 -$24.65) $221.85
Surgery Catheter (had growth on foot removed) $36.50
General Surgery per minute (10) $60.00
E collar $6.94
3 Extractions $39.00
Clinadrops $10.48
Previcox (4) $0

Total $501.27

I think that was very reasonable. I got in right away, they looked at her, did the surgery that day and I picked her up later. No long wait in waiting room, they were nice, explained everything well. I would recommend them... 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 247 days ago -

Yikes! That's a good price for all that, and yet still lots of money. Things are just so high nowadays...it's why a lot of people don't get vet care. 

TinktheSprite --- 247 days ago -

General Surgery @$60/min?! I'm in the wrong business!! 

Gotcats --- 247 days ago -

General Surgery @$60/min?! I'm in the wrong business!!
That was for a 10 minute surgery the total was $60, so $6 per minute. 

TinktheSprite --- 247 days ago -

Actually I have heard good things about that vet in New Caney. We use one in Conroe. Country Vets are the BEST! 

gunsnroses --- 247 days ago -

I would always check with Texas State Board to see if a vet has had charges. One mentioned on this thread has and it was my chihuahua who did NOT have "standard of care" and died. FACT? 

TinktheSprite --- 247 days ago -

Why not share the name of the vet,guns so that we don't have to guess and put our dogs in danger? 

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