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Fees and Payment

The client advises the Admissions Clerk of the method of payment prior to admission of the patient. Auburn University accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover,Care Credit, personal check and cash. 

After examining the patient the clinician in charge of the case will discuss treatment options, anticipated costs and prognosis of the case with the client. The client will then be given a written estimate for their bill.  A minimum deposit of 1/2 of the high-end of the estimate will be required from the client.  Additional payments may be required if complications arise.  Also, the attending clinician retains the prerogative of requiring a larger deposit or advance payment in full for particularly complicated high risk cases. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Patients will not be released until payment is received in full.  Auburn University does not support any payment plans.

Insured Animals: The client is responsible for contacting the insurance company when an insured animal is presented. The client will be responsible for the fees incurred and the insurance company should be instructed to reimburse the client.


CareCredit is a payment loan that you can use today, and in the future, for all your pet's healthcare and product needs.

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  • Get the care your pet needs immediately, including preventive, emergency and surgical treatment
  • Benefit from low monthly payments
  • Finance up to 100% of the treatment cost
  • Save your other credit cards for household and unplanned expenses
  • Choose between several payment options
  • Pay no money up front or annual fees

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