Monday, July 27, 2009

Is it time for Socialized Pet Care? Costs are rising

Not everyone can sign up for expensive pet care. After dropping $1,500 to have a malignant tumor removed from Misty, their 2-year-old beagle, Mike and Cindy Santay of Downers Grove opted against the follow-up $5,000 radiation treatments. Their three children attend private school, and they couldn't justify the expense.

"The first thing was the money," said Cindy Santay, 46.