When my dog Anya got sick last year, I was terrified. I rushed her to the emergency clinic, where she recovered after hours of treatment. Unfortunately, the visit came with a steep bill of $1,500, and I wasn’t able to use an emergency vet payment plan to ease the blow.

It was a big drain on my finances all at once, but I was lucky it wasn’t worse. Many people end up with sky-high veterinary bills that are a major strain on their budget. But there are ways to get your pets the care they need without going broke…(Continue reading at Student Loan Hero).