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Snap test costs

Discussion in 'Cat Breeding' started by Dozymoo, Jul 30, 2009.


  1. Dozymoo

    Dozymoo PetForums VIP

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    Hi All,

    Just a quick question. What do you usually pay for a snap test. I've been quoted £38.50. Is that about normal? I live in the South East where prices always seem to be a bit inflated.

    Cheers :) xx
     
  2. kazijay

    kazijay PetForums Member

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    i live in Norfolk and had one of my cats tested a few weeks ago and i paid about that -- although a lot of people do say that the vet i use is not the cheapest. But i have been with them for years and have thought that they are not far off what others charge and they often do not charge for little things. So i am usually happy with the service i get. If that is helpful
     
  3. Saikou

    Saikou PetForums VIP

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    I live in Surrey and pay £35 odd (inc 10% discount) for FeLV/FIV tests. That's with my current vet. I changed vets when the previous ones charged me £75!!! Plus they made a huge fuss about taking the blood from the leg and not the neck and not shaving.
     
  4. Dozymoo

    Dozymoo PetForums VIP

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    That's great! Thanks both of you! I know my vet has a reputation for being quite expensive so I wasn't sure how they compared! Glad to know they're not being cheeky. It's a bonus actually because they're a really friendly and helpful practice. xx
     
  5. Jen26

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    I paid about £30 quid. Ask them to wet the furr rather than shave it;)
     
  6. Dozymoo

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    Cheers for the advice! I'll be sure to tell them! ;) xx
     
  7. Jen26

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    Have you asked your vet for a discount?
     
  8. bimbleweb

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    So you are going to breed from her? How exciting!

    BTW, is it usual for vets to give breeders discounts :rolleyes:
     
  9. Dozymoo

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    We are taking her to stud in a few weeks. Very excited indeed! :D:D The stud owner said that, as she's an indoor cat, and it's a bit of a journey, we could get the tests done now rather than immediately before we go, in case it knocks her off call.

    It didn't even occur to me to ask for a breeders discount. :confused: Since this would be my first litter I admit I don't really think of myself as a breeder yet! I will definately mention it when I take her tomorrow. Thanks for the advice guys! :) xx
     
  10. Milly22

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    Yes mine gives 15% and 10% is owners come back to him for vaccinations in the future.

    They gave my brother 10% (puppies).
     
  11. Jen26

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    I get 15%, it worth asking for a discount. I have quite a few cats and also dogs and a rabbit so Iam there an awfull lot and its saved me loads.:)
     
  12. Alansw8

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    I think if you give me a kitten Jen thats one less for you to take to the vets therefore saving you money!!!!!!:D:D:D:D
     
  13. Dozymoo

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    Damn it Alan! You beat me to it! That's what I was gonna say. :D:D:D Want to fight me for a kitten? ;););)
     
  14. Mochali

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    £32 and dont shave the leg :)
     
  15. Dozymoo

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    Well, it's all done now. Took her this morning and got her results back all fine and dandy. :)

    I asked them not to shave her and, although they were surprised that I asked, they were fine to just wet her leg down and do it that way. I asked about breeder discounts and the receptionist told me that they do discounts and suggested I write to the branch manager about it. :)

    Thanks for the advice everyone! It's much appreciated! xx
     
  16. Melonie Holt

    Melonie Holt PetForums Newbie

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    Hi im new on here and i live in leyland does anyone know any vets that do snap test as my vet doesnt
     
  17. Melonie Holt

    Melonie Holt PetForums Newbie

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    Hi im mel trying to find vet in leyland who does snap test please
     
  18. OrientalSlave

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    Look on Google for vets in your area and ring round.
     
  19. Melonie Holt

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    Ok thank you
     
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