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The importance of a health maintenance plan

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I certainly don’t want this post to be perceived as an advertisement, but one thing that has been on my mind as we start this journey is that I am very thankful for the care that Nikki has received up to this point.

When Nikki was a puppy we enrolled her in a “puppy plan” from Banfield (Banfield is a national veterinary center here in the States, they have locations inside many PetSmart stores, but also have stand-alone centers) and kept her on that for her first year. Then we let it slide…

Early last year we decided to get Nikki back on a health plan, mainly because we were taking her in for normal vaccination boosters and noticed the money we’d save.

I honestly believe that decision saved Nikki’s life! (Yes, I know we’re just now starting this journey, but I don’t think Nikki would be with us today if we hadn’t caught this in time) and I know it’s saved us a LOT of money, which certainly reduces the stress that one feels at this time.

So, if you’re reading this and your pet is not on a health-maintenance plan, look into one NOW!

You can read about the plan we have Nikki on here: http://www.banfield.net/optimum-wellness-plans-adults

I highly recommend Banfield. They truly care about the animals that they serve, and are not afraid to send you to experts when the problem is beyond them.


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3 Responses to “The importance of a health maintenance plan”

  1.   admin Says:

    Information is power. And healthy pups are a good thing. Thanks for sharing!

  2.   jakesmom Says:

    That’s some good advice! I wish that I had done that before my Jake’s diagnosis…

    I totally understand how financial issues can cause alot of extra stress with dealing with expensive cancer treatments with our babies…

    Angel Jake’s Mom

  3.   Peyton's Path Says:

    Good advice! I think all of us tripawd parents know how expensive this journey can become. You don’t need the added financial stress on top of everything else!

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