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 10 minutes early to fill out our Welcome Form, or you can complete the Welcome Form online in advance.
Meet Your Veterinarian
A member of our team will review your pet's history, review their health issue, and answer any questions you may have.
Examination, Diagnosis & Treatment
Once your pet has been assessed, we will provide a diagnosis and treatment options. Your vet will work with you to determine the best treatment plan for your pet.
Afterward, we will create a detailed report of our diagnosis, the discussion we had with you, and your pet's treatment plan to keep on hand for whenever you need it.
Our Pet Care Philosophy
We proudly serve pet owners from across Josephine County as well as Jackson and Douglas counties. Our team of veterinary professionals is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art veterinary service to you and your pet with care and compassion.
At Lincoln Road Veterinary Clinic we are passionate about preventative care, client education, and providing comprehensive medical services and emergency care to Grants Pass pets.
If you have never been to our animal hospital before you are bound to have questions.
To learn more about our office policies, payment options, and appointment booking please read through the answers to our hospital FAQs below.
- 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 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?
- What is your appointment cancellation policy?
If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment for any reason, please call us as soon as possible to let us know so that we can offer the space in our schedule to other clients.
- What types of animals do you treat?
We take care of cats and dogs of all breeds and sizes.
- 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 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 up front, 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.