10 Oct 2018

$6000k bill for a budgie that died in vet care

From The Panel, 4:47 pm on 10 October 2018

Bridget Kiener attended her mother's funeral in Germany to be delivered another emotional blow when she returned. One of her pet budgies died while in the care of a vet who then handed her a bill for over $6000. The chief veterinary officer for the Vet Association Helen Beattie explains the standard of care and communication that should be expected from vets.