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Vet provides affordable animal care

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)- Along with adopting a pet comes the responsibility of providing good healthcare.  At Blue Cross Animal Hospital, Dr. Damon Campbell is making it easier to afford.

"Simply because we can reach more people, we can a lot more good," Dr. Campbell said, "And we can save a lot of pets."

At Campbell's practice, pets that undergo a wellness screen are checked for a long list of diseases and health problems, everything from diabetes to heart disease and thyroid problems.

He said catching health issues early saves money in the long run, "They save tremendous amounts of money whenever you can correct a lot of things now."

Dr. Campbell said he finds problems in about half of the pets they screen. Typically, it's older dogs that benefit most from these health screenings.

The cost is now $90 - a savings of over $70. Dr. Campbell's been offering the new price for about 3 weeks, he says, to help in tough economic times.

Blue Cross Animal Hospital is located at 827 East Broadway in Louisville.

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