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Old 14th February 2018, 03:25 PM   #41
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I recall when cedar chips were "a natural way to rid your pet of fleas." Yeah, right. It produced better smelling fleas in those I knew to try it.

Also annoying, is that after having undergone 4 spine surgeries, I still come across people who "know of a great chiropractor" I should see. No. Just No.
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Old 14th February 2018, 09:13 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by Tricky View Post
I just moved to a new town and I was looking for a veteranarian. I did a "Yelp" search and some other background work and found one nearby that had good reviews, so I called.

First thing they did was put me on a lengthy hold, which is a big red flag to me in the first place, but in their "on hold" message, they proudly touted that they will do acupuncture on your pet. Normally, I don't have any problem with people who want to have acupuncture done on themselves, but I am strongly against having it done on children below the age of consent and of course, animals who cannot sign consent form to have quacks perform alternative medicine on them. So I hung up and immediately scheduled them with a similarly rated vet a bit further away. I consider it worth another five minute drive

Anyone else have any feeling on whether you should subject pets to unproven treatments?
Nope, especially if you are expected to pay any money for it!!!!!
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And worse if the vet is actually a veteran Aryan!!!!!
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