Interesting and disturbing article on how little recourse you have in the U.S. if your veterinarian commits malpractice.
Bad vets may just get a slap on the hand, if that, from your state veterinarian board. And you might be surprised what the courts consider to be the value of your pet. According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, your 10 yr. old mixed-breed dog is valued under $100, because they’re only considered property. (via Animal Law Blog)