A man brought a very limp
dog into the veterinary clinic. The doctor placed his
stethoscope on the dog's chest, shook his head sadly and said,
"I'm sorry, but your dog has passed away."
The man screamed, "How can you tell? You haven't done any
testing on him or anything. I want another opinion!"
The doctor left the room and a few moments later, returned with
a Labrador Retriever. After a considerable amount of sniffing,
the Retriever sadly shook his head and said "Bark ...
Then the vet left the room again and a few minutes later,
returned with a cat, who also checked out the dead dog on the
table. The cat sadly shook his head and said, "Meow ...
Then the veterinarian handed the man a bill for $600.
The man went nuts and yelled, "$600! Just to tell me my dog
is dead? This is outrageous!"
The vet shook his head sadly and explained, "If you had
taken my word for it, it would have been $50, but with the lab
test and the cat scan, it's extra."