At The Bluffs Pet Clinic we believe that the best way to keep our pets healthy is to prevent problems before they arise by bringing them in for routine wellness visits and making sure they are current on vaccinations and annual diagnostic testing. To make it easier for our patients to receive the best preventive care we are making it easier for our clients to afford these recommendations by splitting the cost into 12 monthly payments.
The plan that you select determines what is covered with your Wellness Plan. See the attached "Wellness Plan Services" checklist or ask us for more details. When coming in for a free exam a scheduled appointment is required. Any recommended diagnostic tests or treatments will be additional unless included in your wellness plan.
The Enhanced Wellness plans do provide all of the treatments that we recommend pets have annually including blood work and dental cleanings for pets of ALL ages. Having your pet’s teeth cleaned yearly can help to prevent painful gum disease, abscessed teeth, and tooth extractions. The annual blood work can also help us to detect changes in organ function. Earlier detection of these changes means better treatment options so your pet can live a longer, healthier life.
The additional services in the senior plan include an annual thyroid test, x-ray, and distemper titer. As pets age they may become either more or less protected from the diseases for which we commonly vaccinate. The distemper titer is a blood test that measures your pet’s antibodies which will help us to determine whether or not your pet needs additional distemper vaccinations. We commonly see Thyroid disease in senior pets. Initiating treatment before they start to show clinical signs of disease means a better quality of life for your pet and fewer complications from the disease. Chest and abdominal x-rays provide us an early screening for heart, lung, and other organ diseases as well as screening for signs of cancer. X-rays of the joints will help us screen for arthritis, disease in the spine, and certain cancers. Your doctor will help to determine which x-rays are recommended for your pet.
Following a pre-anesthetic exam, EKG, and required blood work your pet will be placed under gas anesthesia. A Certified Veterinary Technician will monitor your pet’s heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen levels while your doctor performs a thorough assessment of their oral health. The dental includes cleaning and polishing the teeth as well as assessing for any abnormalities. Full mouth dental x-rays are included to help us further evaluate the teeth below the gum line. At that time we will call you with any recommendations for extractions, other treatments or medications. These would be performed at an additional cost.
The annual fee will be divided into 12 equal payments which will be deducted from your account monthly. These withdrawals will occur on either the 1st or the 15th of each month (whichever you prefer) and can be deducted from your checking, savings, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express account.
We are sorry, but at this time we are not offering that option. You can, however, pay the total cost of the wellness plan up front using cash or check.
Wellness plans offered through The Bluffs Pet Clinic cover care offered only at The Bluffs Pet Clinic during business hours. They do not cover services offered at other veterinary clinics or after hour emergency care.
All of the products and services included in the plan are those that we would likely recommend for your pet. If your pet does not receive one or more of the services included in your plan there is no discount or refund given. Unused services do not roll over into the next contract year.
Yes, we will contact you approximately 30 days prior to the expiration of your wellness plan to confirm, however if we are unable to reach you, then you plan will automatically renew.
Yes, you can pay the difference between the two plans for the number of payments that you have already made. This upgrade will apply to future services for the remainder of your contract.
In this instance you may choose to pay regular price for the services and products already received under the plan or the remaining installments, whichever is less. If no services have been rendered, then you are eligible for a refund of the deductions made to date. You cannot cancel your wellness plan prior to the expiration date without paying full price for discounted services already received.
Yes, as long as there is no lapse in monthly deductions we can change the account that the deductions are debited from and continue coverage for your new pet.
I really feel like everytime I bring my pets in everyone makes me feel like my babies are their babies makes me feel super comfortable with the care that is provided. Not just another appointment you need to see.
I love how friendly everyone is, the moment you walk in the door you feel welcome. The care you have given my pets is exceptional, having alternative therapies and ways of treating animals is very important to me. Let's not leave out your outstanding communication with making follow up phone calls to see how my pet is doing and of course the compassion you show after the loss of a pet, the little extras you do mean a lot.
Bluff's pet clinic has always been great, honest, and genuinely caring. We moved away a few years ago and switched to a different vet. Well, it was then really realized how great Buffs is. There was no comparison. Bluffs is far superior. We have returned to Bluffs's and it's worth the drive!
I was so happy with the care Max got at The Bluffs. Your team is fantastic! Steve was fabulous and took a liking to Max right away, a true animal lover! They did not rush us and gave us many suggestions about him not taking to a litter pan (Good luck for us with that) He is getting neutered on November 28th. Looking forward to our next visit. Thank you so much!
I love how everyone interacts with my pet. They were so considerate of my feelings as well. Our previous vet clinic did not really interact with my dog. They just treated her like a piece of equipment that needed to be fixed. It was so impersonal. For this reason, we go to the Bluffs Clinic, where we feel understood and cared for.