Can a vet hold your pets record if you owe a balance?
They are telling me that I owe a SMALL balance of $30 and that they cannot transfer or give me my pets records until it is paid.
- Star_of_DarknessLv 71 year agoFavourite answer
You need to pay the balance.
- ZotsRuleLv 71 year ago
If that's their policy, sure. Why would not just pay if you think it's so "small"? They provided a service and you didn't pay them.
If you don't pay them the next step is to report you to collections and that will sit on your credit report for years and years and YEARS.
- Anna ELv 71 year ago
I am sure they can, BUT you do not need your pets records to take your pet to another vet. Just go to the vet of your choice.
- *****Lv 71 year ago
Yes, they can. Pay what you owe.
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- 1 year ago
What is wrong with keeping your records? You want something which you have not paid for. Since vet hospitals are a cash business they should never have let you out of the place with your pet unless you paid your bill.