Just listening to Jeremy Whine this afternoon and they were discussing a programme due to be screened on BBC1 tonight about bad practice in vets. It looks like a reporter has gone undercover as a trainee vetinary nurse and uncovered some bad practice and over charging. I know my vets well and have every confidence in them, but it does get you thinking as I have heard some horror stories before.
One thing that came out from it was the first question people were asked was if their pet was insured and how much the premium was worth? Some of the bills people were reporting were rediculous and very close if not slightly over their premiums.
Personally I don't have pet insurance, I figure anything up to a grand that means the dog will have a perfectly normal life afterwards is going to be done without question. After that the question I have to ask is, what sort of life will the dog have afterwards?
Do most people have pet insurance for their dogs and do they feel it's worth it? Has anyone ever had a bad vet experience?