A New York Times column, with a couple expecting their first kid also staring at a $4Kdoggie health bill, is one of several things, both reading and real-life issues, that bring that to mind.
Beyond paying a vet that much, we get next to pet health insurance. After that, you get into the world of air-conditioned doghouses and more.
Even if I had more money, or made more money, than I actually do … the utilitarian in me simply can’t see spending that much money on a pet.
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