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Post by Elaine Gallan » Wed, 08 Mar 2000 04:00:00



 A dog groomer can fix up Brownies rear end for a lot less, plus give her a
bath in the process. Go to a local shop and strike a deal with one of the
groomers. Without the bath, it shouldn't run any more than $10.

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>> Sorry, I lost your note while checking others, and now can't find it (not
>> that I'm spending enormous effort looking BUT...)

>> We spend $15 for a 20 lb. bag of food weekly (2 dogs)
>> $150 vet bills yearly
>> $150 recently for a spay operation
>> about $50 overall for the grooming stuff I've got (mostly old stuff, but
as
>> long as it's good, I don't need more)

>> About $50 for the various leads & collars, including show, 6' nylon,
>> training collars, and buckle collars.

>> $25 a year for biscuits & stuff (We use kibble and popcorn for
housetreats
>> around here) plus $50 for training bait (we go through a pack of jerky
>> strips a week during the summer, and it adds up)

>> $10 a week for chewies (rawhides, please no flames, I'm aware of the
>> problems but I can't get my 'rents to stop buying it for them, besides,
>> nothing else is interesting)

>> ~Emily

>Wait a minute. You only spend $150 a year on Vet bills, and $520 a year
>on rawhides? And people call me a "whiner" when I pay $32 to have
>Brownie's ass squeezed?

>Now I've heard it all. I'm trying to get some money for gasoline.

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Post by The Carroll » Wed, 08 Mar 2000 04:00:00


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> Wait a minute. You only spend $150 a year on Vet bills, and $520 a year
> on rawhides? And people call me a "whiner" when I pay $32 to have
> Brownie's ass squeezed?

Well, preventative medicine is a hell of a lot cheaper than curing...so $150
for shots/heartworm meds, and frontline...

~Emily