PAYMENT/FEES

Our  fee structure is based upon the demands of maintaining a well trained professional staff and a fully equipped and technologically advanced hospital facility.  We will gladly provide an estimate of services and cost for your pets needs upon request.

Payment is expected at the time services are provided.  We accept cash, personal checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express.

We also accept Care Credit, an independent credit service that offers an extended payment plan.  Please contact our office manager or consult Care Credit’s website for more details or to apply for a card.  www.carecredit.com

Another third party payment option is Scratch Pay.  Follow the link to their website to research details.

ON-LINE PHARMACY

If you are thinking of ordering your pet’s medications from an online pharmacy, please consider using the link at the bottom of the page to My VetStore Online Pharmacy.

This is a veterinary-run pharmacy in conjunction with Midwest Veterinary Supply. In contrast to other on-line vendors, because it is veterinary-run all manufacturer guarantees of quality, safety and effectiveness remain in effect.

 

CLIENT SERVICES

We encourage our clients to seek out additional information about their pet’s diagnosed conditions. There is a wealth of information available on the internet. We have provided some reliable and trusted veterinary website links.

GENERAL PET INFORMATION

  • Veterinary Partner    www.veterinarypartner.com   Part of the Veterinary Information Network accessible by clients and is a very good reference site.
  • Pet Health Network.  Information on dogs, cats and exotics
  • Winn Foundation – This foundation is dedicated to improving feline health on several fronts. This site is a good source of information on current feline health issues.
  • Companion animal care and wellness by Ohio State University at indoorpet.osu.edu
  • For dog lovers from Dogster (Dog Fancy) Magazine dogster.com
  • For cat lovers from Catster (Cat Fancy) Magazine  catster.com

PET POISONS

  • Follow this link to the American Animal Hospital Association list of common pet toxins.
  • We often get questions regarding pet safe house plants.  This will direct you to a list of many resources for plants and other poisons.
  • These web sites are very informative about potential toxins, house plants and pet safety.For pet poisonings, please call us first before poison control as we are familliar with many common poisons.  If possible have the container at hand.  If needed we will direct you to poison control.

 

SPECIFIC DISEASE INFORMATION

Washington State University has a great website with a library of information on different disease conditions, procedures, and common medical problems.  Link

 

PET INSURANCE

  • The Pet Insurance Review website gives a non-biased side-to-side comparison and review of all the common pet insurance providers.  There are also links to follow to all the companies for more in depth research of the available policies.  petinsurancereview.com
  • We have found that one of the best companies to work with and the simplest plan/policy is Trupanion Pet Insurance.

 BREED/PET SELECTION

HUMANE SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS

PET LOSS INFORMATION

  • When is it time to say goodbye?    Lap of Love is an in-home veterinary hospice and euthanasia service.  At this time they only reach larger metro areas, but their website is a wonderful resource for questions about Quality of Life and end-of life decisions.
  • Tufts University offers a Grief Support Hotline and articles regarding the loss of a pet.
  • The Ohio State University – Honoring the Bond.   Ohio State has a very detailed and helpful Quality of Life scoring chart.  This can help clarify end of life decisions and shed light on signs of decline that may not be easily apparent.
  • Old World Stones  Custom engrave river stone pet memorials
  • Custom paintings from photos of your pet.  By local artist Malia Wiley paintingsbymalia.com
  • Urns available when you arrange to have your pet cremated can be view at this [link]
  • Rainbow bridge [link]

 TRAVELING WITH YOUR PET

EXOTICS

  • Learn more information about your exotics at Veterinary Partners. Go to www.veterinarypartner.com
  • Melissa Kaplan’s Herp and Green Iguana Information Collection. Extensive information on the captive care and behavior of green iguanas, and other reptiles and amphibians. www.anapsid.org