Bolton, CT asked in Animal / Dog Law for Massachusetts

Q: Can we try to get reimbursed for tests and cremation of my dog that just passed because of misdiagnosis and negligence

My dog was throwing up and stopped eating last month brought buster to the vet he said buster was fine he will eat when he’s hungry , gave him a pill to settle stomach sent us home .... no tests no blood work no nothing . Last Thursday my dog threw up 6 times and ear swollen again brought him to vet was told he had hemotoma and needed surgery . Gave us 2 pills for him to take again no tests or blood work done . Thursday night dog couldn’t walk , had no balance , eyes rolled in back of his head .... called vet on Friday gave symptoms they said it’s because of hemotoma was told he would be back to normal after surgery ... Sat morning I checked on buster , couldn’t hold his head up to eat , dropped weight and was getting skinny , Could barely walk , again called vet explained his symptoms I said I wanted him to be seen they said again it’s all because of his ear . Took him to hospital on Sunday did tests found cancer all throughout his chest and traveled to brain . Now he’s deceased

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1 Lawyer Answer
Jeremy Cohen
Jeremy Cohen
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Swampscott, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: Hello,

Instances like this typically involve obtaining all of the records from the involved vet, sending them out to one of our experts to determine if there is a potential valid claim, and if so, sending a demand letter to the involved vet. If you would like our office to take a closer look at your situation, feel free to reach out to us at

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