How veterinary clients pay bills

March 14, 2018
Sarah J. Wooten, DVM
Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

Dr. Sarah Wooten graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. A member of the American Society of Veterinary Journalists, Dr. Wooten divides her professional time between small animal practice in Greeley, Colorado, public speaking on associate issues, leadership, and client communication, and writing. She enjoys camping with her family, skiing, SCUBA, and participating in triathlons.

A dvm360 pie chart.




1. Lie and say you only have $100.

2. (Millennials) Get your parents to co-sign for CareCredit and Venmo $20.

3. Barter (Dude, do you need any welding?)

4. Call a rich uncle.

5. Donate plasma.

6. Pool 5 CareCredit plans.

7. Pet insurance.

8. Pet emergency fund (responsibility? What's that?) 


This snarky chart is the brainchild of Fetch dvm360 conference speaker and frequent contributor Sarah Wooten, DVM. Don't miss her upcoming talks at the next event! Learn more about Dr. Wooten here, and find her Fetch dvm360 sessions here.