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Cost of emergency treatment

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Earlier this year the BVA conducted a survey of its members to investigate the cost to veterinary practices of carrying out emergency treatment on sick or injured wildlife and stray animals.

BVA members were asked to participate in the survey and just over 200 members did so. The survey results indicated that the average total cost of initial emergency treatment (IET) was £119, based on practices' most recent case; of which the average cost for IET carried out during normal surgery hours was £96, and during out of hours was £156.

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