The first visit that your pet has with their veterinarian doesn't need to be a stressful experience if you know what to expect.
We recommend arriving at least 10 minutes early in order to review and complete the New Patient Form that we have provided. If possible, we suggest completing the New Patient Form online in advance.
One of our caring veterinarians will meet with you and your pet. During this visit, you will be able to ask them any questions you will have about your pet and their wellbeing.
Your vet will fully examine your pet then provide you with an accurate diagnosis as well as the treatment options that they feel are best for your pet's unique situation.
After your visit, your vet will outline the details of your pet's diagnosis, including any information that they have shared with you and your pet's treatment plan. This information will be kept on file in your veterinarian's office.
Our animal hospital in Gardena strives to provide modern and compassionate veterinary care service to you and your pet.
We have a strong passion for preventative care, information, and providing comprehensive emergency care to Gardena pets.
Our FAQs below contain all information that you may need during your pet's stay at our hospital.
Payment in full is expected upon completion of any services your pet received or once your pet has been discharged. We accept payment through a variety of methods.
We always try to provide a fair and accurate quote of requested however, unforeseen circumstances may arise that can impact your final bill.
We will always inform you if we make any changes to the procedure which will affect the overall cost of the visit.
Our hospital operates on a schedule, but occasionally there are hiccups in the day, we recommend calling ahead to ensure that your pet can be seen
If there has been an accident and your pet requires emergency care during our regular business hours, please contact us immediately.
We are a busy location and so we ask that you please provide us with a 24-hour cancellation notice whenever possible.
While our focus is on cats and dogs we will also treat small animals such as ferrets.
We are able to offer any medication of prescription foods that your pet may require via our online store or our in-house pharmacy.
All fees are due at the time of service including the cost of exams, treatment and diagnostics.
Payment upfront and due in full will be required if your pet was visiting for any specialized or urgent care visits when your pet is discharged.
Our staff may require a deposit if your pet requires specialized care or an extended hospital stay. Once your pet has been thoroughly examined, your vet will advise you of the quoted cost of your pets procedure and what the treatment options might be.
We would be happy to help you fill out pet insurance forms for your pet’s visit.
Here are some links that can help with providing care for your pet.
Alondra Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Gardena companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.