27. A veterinary surgeon shall inform his client as soon as possible of the approximate and possible cost of the services to be provided and of the scope and terms of those services. The veterinary surgeon shall obtain the consent of his client in that respect, unless he can reasonably assume that the client is already informed. A veterinary surgeon shall also provide his client with all the explanations required for understanding his statement of fees and the terms and conditions of payment.
O.C. 1149-93, s. 27; O.C. 364-2008, s. 23.