Choosing a Veterinarian

Eight things you should consider when choosing a veterinarian:


  • Are the clinic’s office hours compatible with your schedule?
  • How do the veterinarians and staff treat you and your pet?
  • Are the clinic’s payment options/plans acceptable to you?
  • If your pet is insured, does the clinic accept your insurance plan?
  • How are after-hours emergencies handled?
  • How do they handle referrals to specialists, if that’s necessary?
  • If you have a non-traditional pet, does the veterinarian have experience with that species of pet?
  • A referral from a trusted friend or family member is helpful. 

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