When is enough enough?

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    Ok, true story.

    My neighbors have a labrador who escaped their yard and went wandering around the bayou looking for stuff to smell and catch. The dog found venemous water moccassins and was bit 3 or 4 times. Over the past three days they have paid $10,000 to an emergency vet clinic who are saying they can save the dog.

    Seems like alot of money to me for a couple anti-venom injections. Are they being taken advantage of?

    I have been willing to spend money to treat one of my pets. An old dachshound with an injured back. Worked out ok for him, but how much is too much?
     
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    Anti venom for animals is probably not as easily sourced as it is for humans, hence the high cost.
     
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    I guess I can buy that. Still seems like alot.
     

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