Some vets now offering house calls


[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1367620358&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4043466&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1367620358 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — It can be difficult to coax animals out of the house to get into the car and take a trip to the vet’s office.

As such, some pet owners are now opting for veterinarian house calls.

Vets say the most common house calls are for regular check-ups and routine vaccinations.

They can provide just about any service except surgery and a few other services.

Because the vet comes to the home to administer treatment, it allows the pets to be more at ease, because it is used to its surroundings.

A house call costs pet owners an extra $100 more than a regular office visit.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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