Our office, along with most in the profession, require payment at the time of service. If you find yourself unable to afford care for your pet, there are some resources available to help pay for the cost of veterinary care:
- Care Credit - this is a credit card designed specifically for medical expenses including veterinary care. If your bill is over $200, you can get no-interest terms as long as you pay the monthly minimum and pay it off within the time established between you and your veterinary office. You can apply at this link in the privacy of your own home to establish the line of credit, or we can apply for you at our hospital.
- Harley's Hope Foundation (Colorado Springs) - Harley's Hope is a non-profit that is able to provide limited veterinary care to those demonstrating financial hardship. The operate through donations and grants and are always grateful for donations from the public.
- PetAid Colorado (Denver) - PetAid provides spay/neuter services to the general public without needing to income-qualify unless you wish to take advantage of PetAid Animal Hospital’s discounted fees. For other services, PetAid requires clients to income-qualify for a 15 and 25 percent discount from established rates.
- Toby Darwin Foundation (Fort Collins) - Their mission is to improve animal care by providing assistance to pet parents and homeless animals.
- Friends & Vets Helping Pets - FVHP was founded to assist families with financial limitations to pay for extraordinary veterinary expenses necessary to save a pet’s life.
There are many pet insurance options available. Each has their own pricing structure and covered expenses, so research carefully to find the one that's right for you. Below are the top ten as listed by ConsumerAdvocate.org (not necessarily in this order). This list does not list every plan available.