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Sarah86
12-04-2010, 11:16 AM
Has anyone elses vets put their prices up ridiculously recently?

I took Charlie and Poppy for their myxi jab at the weekend and it was 20 each, last time it was 10 each because there was an offer on to encourage people to get it done but even at full price it was 16. I don't begrudge paying it but the increase is quite significant.

There was a couple in too who were chatting to the nurse about getting their rabbits neutered, they were quoted 80 for the doe and 60 for the buck (I think they'd been sold two 'same sex' rabbits and had a bit of a suprise) I couldn't believe how much it had gone up, I'm sure I only paid 40 for Charlie to be neutered. I think it's time to ring around and see if there is anywhere else that is good but a bit cheaper. :?

abbymarysmokey
12-04-2010, 11:18 AM
Yes, my vets put up prices as soon as the recession hit...e.g. a spay went up by 20 :(

Last time I was there I heard the receptionists talking about more prices rises soon

Sarah86
12-04-2010, 11:20 AM
Yes, my vets put up prices as soon as the recession hit...e.g. a spay went up by 20 :(

Last time I was there I heard the receptionists talking about more prices rises soon

Ouch! I think we all expect slight increases year on year but putting them up that much just deters people from looking after their animals properly.

Lib_n_bunny
12-04-2010, 11:43 AM
Ouch! I think we all expect slight increases year on year but putting them up that much just deters people from looking after their animals properly.

Like they need encouragement :roll::cry:

Hugo's There
12-04-2010, 12:01 PM
Our consult fees have gone up about 5 times in the last year. This time last year they were 23, a few weeks ago they were 26.99. And I noticed last week they have increased to 27.30 :(

Everything else has gone up too, including prescriptions and drugs

Sarah86
12-04-2010, 12:03 PM
At the rate ours is going they are going to overtake the equine vet :lol:

Elena
12-04-2010, 12:13 PM
Ours went up slightly when VAT did but it wasn't a lot. I think it went from 15.70 to 16 and a few pence.

Sooz
12-04-2010, 12:51 PM
*touch wood* I haven't had to go for anything other than vaccines for a while but the vaccines went up 2 each this year and are now 17. I haven't had a bunny neutered for over a year so no idea what has happened with those prices lately.

coco1200
12-04-2010, 01:00 PM
Yes! I noticed the massive hike when I was buying baytril solution for injections... It was something like 24, and it went up to 31 :shock::shock: started buying all my medication online ever since!

LoopyLouie
12-04-2010, 01:01 PM
It used to be 28 for myxi and vhd altogether, now it's 28 for myxi alone :shock:

maxxev
12-04-2010, 01:44 PM
It used to be 28 for myxi and vhd altogether, now it's 28 for myxi alone :shock:

:shock:
thats...wow.....a lot of money!:shock:

ours charge about 17 (i cant recall exactly:oops: but they had thair myxi jabs just over a month ago and i think it about 47? for the three of them)

maybe my old vets were grossly expensive :?
Inara's spay this month was just over 60...i was like :shock:...are you sure? my last vets that just for a neuter!

i'l just shut up now and hope my vets never see this thread and decide to make a bit more cash...:oops:

bunlover
12-04-2010, 01:46 PM
Has anyone elses vets put their prices up ridiculously recently?

I took Charlie and Poppy for their myxi jab at the weekend and it was 20 each, last time it was 10 each because there was an offer on to encourage people to get it done but even at full price it was 16. I don't begrudge paying it but the increase is quite significant.

There was a couple in too who were chatting to the nurse about getting their rabbits neutered, they were quoted 80 for the doe and 60 for the buck (I think they'd been sold two 'same sex' rabbits and had a bit of a suprise) I couldn't believe how much it had gone up, I'm sure I only paid 40 for Charlie to be neutered. I think it's time to ring around and see if there is anywhere else that is good but a bit cheaper. :?

my vets uysed to charge 22 for both vhd and myxo injections now it is 28 per injection!!!! and yup neuters have gone up too. x

Sarah86
12-04-2010, 01:51 PM
It used to be 28 for myxi and vhd altogether, now it's 28 for myxi alone :shock:

That is a lot :shock:

Does anyone know how much the actual vaccines cost, I want to know how much we're being robbed by :lol: Pops and Charles are due their VHD in 2 weeks so I'm thinking of finding somewhere else before then.

ETA: Just looked up cylap, it's 100 for ten lots of single doses
http://www.viovet.co.uk/p3799/CYLAP_HVD_Injection_-_10_x_1_Dose_/product_info.html

or 42 if you just get one bottle of the stuff that contains ten doses http://www.viovet.co.uk/p3800/CYLAP_HVD_Injection_-_10_Doses_Multi-dose_vial_/product_info.html

We are being robbed

yvette
12-04-2010, 02:00 PM
My vet charges 17.50....my other vet was half that......
Do hope he gives me discount this afternoon.Im going with all 4........:shock:

Hanlou
12-04-2010, 02:29 PM
No - not noticed anything at mine yet. I feel they are a good value vet though and don't ever feel 'fleeced' by them. My 'old vet' (which were rubbish in soo many ways!) were very expensive though.

Consult at mine for a rabbit is 17.

Vaccinations have been 15 each and the vet did a thorough health check too included in that price.

When I've had to take more than one mouse to be pts they've only charged me for one and things like that too..... a GA dental for my chinchilla was just under 50 here whereas it would been over 100 at my old vet.

Elena
12-04-2010, 02:59 PM
I'm starting to feel very very happy with my vet! :lol:

bunlover
12-04-2010, 03:04 PM
I'm starting to feel very very happy with my vet! :lol:

lol where are you based can we all come lol x

Elena
12-04-2010, 03:09 PM
NW Kent ;) Hes a super vet, really takes the time to explain things and gives them a thorough check over. Haven't had to go for anything other than neuter/vaccs so far. Am hoping it will stay that way for the time being.

Jack's-Jane
12-04-2010, 03:33 PM
NW Kent ;) Hes a super vet, really takes the time to explain things and gives them a thorough check over. Haven't had to go for anything other than neuter/vaccs so far. Am hoping it will stay that way for the time being.

Would that be Trinity Vets ?

Elena
12-04-2010, 03:37 PM
Indeed. :) Thank you for the recommendation.

Jack's-Jane
12-04-2010, 03:40 PM
Indeed. :) Thank you for the recommendation.

No problem :)