Why is a boarded orthopedic surgeon so much more expensive than a general practice vet? Do you really get what you pay for? (Spoilers: Yes, 100%).
Nicole and Jez discuss the various veterinary specialties, and why they to cost more, and are able to offer different (more successful) procedures, than general practices.
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