At our veterinary hospital in Simi Valley, we are committed to our patients and their loving owners. We back this commitment with years of experience, knowledge and expertise in veterinary medicine.
What to Expect at a Veterinary Appointment
Knowing what to expect at your first appointment with us will make the whole process much easier for both you and your companion.
We encourage all of our clients to arrive 10 minutes early to fill out our New Patient Form. In order to save some time, your can complete our New Patient Form online in advance.
Meet Your Veterinarian
A member of our veterinary team will walk through your pet's history with you and discuss their issues. You can ask any questions you would like and we will spend the time needed to answer them.
Examination, Diagnosis & Treatment
Once your pet has been assessed, 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 discussion we had with you, and your pet's treatment plan. We will keep this information on hand for whenever you need it.
Our Pet Care Philosophy
We are proud to serve pet owners in the Simi Valley area. We are committed to providing advanced and compassionate veterinary service to you and your pet with care and expertise.
We are passionate about preventative care, educating our clients on ways of helping their pets be happy as well as healthy, and providing comprehensive and specialized services to meet the needs of all pets in the Simi Valley area.
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.
- Are there payment plans available for my pet’s care?
We are proud to offer CareCredit as a financing option. They offer an easy application process that will give you results in minutes.
- Will I be provided with an estimate of costs?
We will provide a good-faith estimate of the cost of our services prior to 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 prior to any further treatment.
- Should I call ahead to book an appointment?
- What is your appointment cancellation policy?
If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer the space in our schedule to other clients.
- What types of animals do you treat?
We take care of all small domestic pets such as cats and dogs.
- 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 initial examination fee and any diagnostics or treatment that you consent to for your pet’s treatment. This payment is due at the time of service.
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.
- Is there a time requirement for in-hospital refill requests?
For all in-hospital refill requests, a 48-hour notice is required.
- Can I bring my prescription request from another facility and have it filled by your hospital?
No, we do not fulfill outside prescription requests.
- Do you allow multiple pet appointments?
Yes! We accept appointments for two pets at the same time.
Please note a $75.00 deposit is required for multiple pet visits in case of a missed appointment. As long as you do not miss your appointment, the deposit will be returned to you.
- Do you provide any discounts for military members or first responders?
Yes! Please contact us to learn more.
- Can you precut pills and compound in-house medication?
No, we cannot.
- Can you help with my pet insurance?
We’re happy to help you fill out pet insurance forms for your pet’s visit.
Pet Owner Resources
Here are some helpful links for your pet's health.