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Topic - Mark Lutschaunig
The president's health care reform was supposed to make medical treatment more affordable, especially for the uninsured. The closer we come to implementation, we can count the ways it won't. Visits to the doctor will be very expensive, not just for humans, but for dogs, cats and even goldfish.
"Congress never intended for this tax to [have an impact on] veterinary medicine, and unfortunately, it has," Dr. Mark Lutschaunig, spokesman for the American Veterinary Medical Association, told Miami's WFOR-TV. "And I think that's very unfortunate that veterinary medicine now is subsidizing human health care."