Our clinic is currently closed and not taking appointments. For patient record transfer or access please call reception Monday to Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.
What to Expect at a Veterinary Appointment
Understanding what to expect when you visit us for your first appointment will help make the process more pleasant for both you and your pet.
Please arrive 10 minutes early to complete our New Patient Form. If you'd like to save a bit of time, you can complete the New Patient Form online before your scheduled appointment.
Meet Your Veterinarian
One of our team will review your pet's history with you and discuss your concerns about your animal's health. Ask us any questions you want, and we'll dedicate time to answering them.
Examination, Diagnosis & Treatment
Once your pet has been assessed, we will provide you with a diagnosis and treatment options. Your veterinarian will walk you through the recommended treatment options and work with you to determine the best treatment plan for your pet.
Our Pet Care Philosophy
Affordable Pet Vet Clinic is a full-service veterinary hospital serving Tracy, San Joaquin county, East Alameda county, and parts of Merced and Stanislaus counties.
Our dedicated team provides outstanding veterinary care to you and your pets in a caring, friendly and non-judgemental environment.
We understand that visiting the vet can be stressful and want you to know that we are here to help you find the right treatment for your pet, within your budget.
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 understand that paying for veterinary care can be stressful for some people. If you need financial assistance paying for your pet's care, one of our staff will be happy to walk you through your financing options in an open and non-judgemental manner.
- Will I be provided with an estimate of costs?
Our vets are happy to provide you with 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 in some cases 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 for any reason you need to cancel or reschedule your 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 are proud to care for dogs and cats 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 a veterinary 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.
If you require financial assistance to cover your pet's veterinary care, speak to one of our staff. We can walk you through the financing options available to you in an open and non-judgemental manner.
- 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.
If you require financial assistance to cover your pet's emergency veterinary care we offer CareCredit and ScratchPay as quick and easy financing options. One of our staff can walk you through the financing options available to you in an open and non-judgemental manner.
- 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.