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Patient Information

At our Modesto veterinary clinic, our team is dedicated to providing friendly, compassionate and high quality care to our beloved patients and their proud owners. Our dedication is backed by years of experience and a true love of animals.

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What to Expect at Your First Appointment

Understanding what to expect at your first appointment will help make the process more pleasant for both you and your pet.

STEP 1
Get Settled

We ask that you arrive approximately 10 minutes early to fill out our New Patient Form. To save a bit of time, you could complete the New Patient Form online in advance.

STEP 2
Meet Your Vet

A member of our friendly veterinary team will review your pet's history and discuss their issues. You can ask us any questions you want, and we'll dedicate time to providing answers.

STEP 3
Examination, Diagnosis & Treatment

Once your pet has been assessed, we will provide you with a diagnosis and recommended treatment options. Your veterinarian will work with you to determine a treatment plan for your pet and provide you with the information, medications or treatment instructions you need to care for your pet.

Our Pet Care Philosophy

American Pet Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital serving Modesto and surrounding area.

Our experienced team of veterinary professionals will work hard to provide outstanding veterinary care to you and your pets in a caring, friendly and non-judgemental environment.

Hospital FAQs

Learn more about our hospital 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, 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?

    At American Pet Hospital 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?

    Yes, please call ahead to book an appointment to ensure we have room in our schedule to see your pet.

    In the event that your pet needs emergency care during our regular business hours, please contact us right away.

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  • What is your appointment cancellation policy?

    If for any reason 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?

    At American Pet Hospital in Modesto we offer veterinary care for small domestic pets such as cats and dogs, and exotic pets such as birds, rabbits, reptiles, and rodents.

  • 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 assessed your pet's condition, 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’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.

Medical Records

Access your pet's medical records with the AllyDVM app.

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New Patient Form

Download and fill out the New Patient Form to bring with you.

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Financing Options

Get financing with CareCredit quickly and easily.

CareCredit

New Patients Are Always Welcome.

Looking for quality veterinary care delivered with a friendly smile? Contact us today to book an appointment for your pet!

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(209) 549-8387