Cottage Grove Veterinary Clinic Cottage Grove, OR
To allow ample time for all patients and scheduled surgical procedures, we operate primarily by appointment. Emergency cases shall always receive top priority, which is why occasional appointment delay is inevitable. Please realize that we make a sincere attempt to see each client on time.
For your convenience, drop-off appointments are available. A "drop off" means you could bring your pet at the time that works best for you and leave him/her with us for a couple of hours. Usually we will ask you to drop off' sometime in the morning so our doctors can examine the patient in between appointments or at the time purposely reserved for admitted patients. Once the doctor is done, she will give you a call to go over the diagnosis and to give you discharge instructions.
For the safety of all animals in our care, we require that all vaccinations be up to date. Even though we make every effort to make our patients feel comfortable during visits, they may be a little uneasy about new people, new surroundings and other pets. This is one of the reasons we ask you to restrain your pet. We recommend that animals be placed on a leash or in pet carriers before entering the waiting room.
We require full payment at the time that services are rendered. For your convenience, we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Care Credit, cash and personal checks.
Patient Arrival Policy
For your protection, and that of others, all dogs must be on a leash and properly controlled while in the waiting area or exam rooms.
All cats must be presented in an appropriate cat carrier or on a leash.
No Show/Cancellation Policy
Due to the overwhelming amount of No-Show appointments and last-minute cancellations, we have been forced to enact a new cancellation policy.
Effective Monday, May 8th, 2023, all no shows and appointments cancelled with less than twenty-four hours will be assessed a $75.00 fee.
While we are sympathetic to unexpected situations that may come up that may prevent one from coming to a scheduled appointment, we ask that your please give us a call versus just not showing up or calling last minute. We would be happy to assist you in finding a solution that is pleasing to all.