Compared to human medicine, if paid out of pocket, veterinary services are relatively inexpensive. For example, for patients not covered by health insurance, a hysterectomy typically costs from $10,000¬$20,000 or more. A comparable spay (hysterectomy) for a dog under 30 lbs. typically costs from $160¬200. The cost of medical care, weather for humans or pets, is a combination of many factors: the increasing cost of medical supplies from manufacturers, costs associated with maintaining a small business, etc. However, efforts have been made to make pet healthcare affordable through insurance plans, as well as Preventive Care Plans. At our Clinic we offer a variety of Preventive Care Plans, billed monthly, that make it possible for clients to meet their pet's routine medical needs. Visit our website for more information at http://www.allcreaturesclinic.com/prev-care-plans.pml.