What spiking US veterinary prices reveal about inflation


              Dr. Alexandra Kintz Konegger, of K. Vet Animal Care, operates on a male boxer while being assisted by Dr. Benjamin Kinnamon (left) at her veterinary clinic in Greensburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Most pets hate visiting the vet. Now it's becoming a lot more unpleasant for their owners, too. America's worst bout of inflation in four decades has swollen the cost of your dog or cat's visit to the animal doctor. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
            
              Dr. Alexandra Kintz Konegger, of K. Vet Animal Care, examines a rescued Pekin Duck with an infected eye at her veterinary clinic in Greensburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Most pets hate visiting the vet. Now it's becoming a lot more unpleasant for their owners, too. America's worst bout of inflation in four decades has swollen the cost of your dog or cat's visit to the animal doctor.(AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
What spiking US veterinary prices reveal about inflation