Drop Off Diagnostics Consent & Treatment

  • For a dropping off estimate please call the clinic BEFORE your appointment (541) 476-7769.
  • To effectively diagnose and treat many problems x-rays, blood tests and other procedures may need to be done. We will notify you before undertaking these tasks as to their need and cost. In the event of a life-threatening condition we will make every attempt to stabilize your pet and notify you as to the extent of the problem as soon as possible.

    -- Drop Off Exams are offered for your convenience with an additional fee.
    -- Your pet will be examined when the doctor’s schedule allows (critical patients will be examined immediately).
    -- Pick up times cannot be guaranteed, but we will try our best to accommodate your schedule. Thank you for allowing us to care for your pet today!
  • IV fluid therapy is recommended for pets only as deemed necessary based on your pet’s individual health needs. After placement of an IV catheter, fluids are administered while in hospital. This can help prevent dangerous drops in blood pressure, keeps the patient hydrated and can help recover from varies ailments. This is only required when the veterinarian deems it necessary for the safety and health of your pet or you elect to have an IV catheter placed.
  • The veterinarian may highly recommend radiograph's in order to better assess what may be causing your pet’s symptoms such as abdominal pain, painful back, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea or limping etc. This is only required when the veterinarian deems it necessary for the health of your pet or you elect to have radiographs done.
  • The doctor may determine that your pet requires sedation for any procedure that requires your pet to have further diagnostics done. For pet’s that need radiograph’s frequently need sedation to have clear images. Any use of sedation or anesthesia carries inherent risks. The veterinary staff of Lincoln Road Veterinary Clinic will take utmost care to avoid any complications, but such complications cannot always be foreseen. Sedation is giving only as the veterinarian deems necessary and based on your pet’s needs.
  • Blood work is recommended for any patient that is either going to have any anesthetic procedure or is ill. Blood work assesses the functions of the internal organs as well as checks for a wide range of disorders such as anemia, diabetes, kidney and liver function and/or infections. This is only required when the veterinarian deems it necessary for the health of your pet or you elect to have blood work done.
  • Urinalysis is a routine test that reports the physical and chemical properties of urine. It is used mainly to assess the health of the kidneys and urinary system, but it can also reveal problems in other organ systems and is important for diagnosing metabolic disease such as diabetes mellitus. This is only required when the veterinarian deems it necessary for the health of your pet or you elect to have a urinalysis done.
  • A comprehensive fecal is a diagnostic tool used to check for parasites or overgrowth of bacteria. Fecal’s are typically run when the patient’s stool has become looser then normal for that pet or blood is seen in the stool. This is only required when the veterinarian deems it necessary for the health of your pet or you elect to have a fecal done.
  • Medications such as antibiotic, analgesics, ointments, shampoos, ear wash anti-nausea, or any other medications not listed are only prescribed by a veterinarian when necessary and at an additional cost to the owner.