What to Expect at a Veterinary Appointment
Knowing what to expect at your first appointment will help make the process more pleasant for both you and your pet.
Please arrive approximately 10 minutes early to fill out our New Patient Form. To save a bit of time, you can complete the New Patient Form online in advance.
Meet Your Veterinarian
A member of our team will review your pet's history and discuss its issues. You can ask any questions you want, and we'll dedicate time to answering them.
Examination, Diagnosis & Treatment
Once your pet has been examined, we will provide you with a diagnosis and options for treatment. Your veterinarian will work with you to determine a treatment plan for your pet.
After your visit, we will create a detailed report of our diagnosis, the conversation we had with you, and your pet's treatment plan. We will keep this information on hand whenever you need it.
Our Pet Care Philosophy
We proudly serve pet owners in Mahopac. We are committed to providing state-of-the-art veterinary service to you and your pet with care and compassion.
We are passionate about preventive care, client education, and providing comprehensive emergency and rehabilitative care to Mahopac pets.
Pet Owner Resources
Click on a link below to view or access resources for pet owners.
Pet Medical Records | Log in to view your pet's medical records.
Pet Medical Records App | Download the app for easy access to your pet's medical records.
New Patient Form | Online form for the information we need at your pet's first visit.
Learn more about our office policies, payment options, and appointment booking by reading through our hospital FAQs.
- What types of payment options are available?
Payment in full is expected at the time services are provided or upon discharge of your pet. We accept payment by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
- Will I be provided with an estimate of costs?
We will provide a good-faith estimate of the cost of our services before treating your pet. However, unforeseen circumstances may arise that impact your final bill.
We will always discuss our written estimate with all clients before they leave our facility, and require a deposit based on our estimate before any further treatment.
- Should I call ahead to book an appointment?
Yes, we would appreciate it if you could please call ahead to book an appointment to ensure we have room in our schedule to see your pet.
If your pet needs emergency care during our regular business hours, please contact us right away.
- What is your appointment cancellation policy?
If you need to reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer the space in our schedule to other patients.
- What types of animals do you treat?
We are happy to care for all your small domestic pets including cats and dogs, and exotic pets such as reptiles, rodents, birds, and rabbits.
- Where can I purchase my pet's prescription and food?
You can purchase all the medications and specialty food your pet needs either via our online store or our in-house pharmacy.
- What are the fees associated with a specialty appointment?
You are financially responsible for the examination fee and any diagnostics or treatments that you want/need for your pet. This payment is due at the time of your appointment.
For further hospitalization, diagnostics, or surgery, a deposit is required upfront, with payment due in full when your pet is discharged.
- What are the fees associated with an emergency visit?
A deposit payment is required for all emergency examinations. Once the staff and doctors have examined your pet, an estimate for treatment will be given to you to determine a treatment plan.
If further hospitalization, diagnostics, or surgery are required, a deposit is required upfront, with payment in full due when your pet is discharged.
- Can you help with my pet insurance?
We would be happy to help you fill out pet insurance forms for your pet’s visit.