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About Dr Steve's House Call Fees...

Dr. Steve strives to make sure that his fees are fair and comparable to those of his colleagues. If you find another house call veterinarian in Los Angeles that advertises a lower fee in print or on the web, Dr. Steve will happily match it. All you have to do is let him know!

To make his house calls available to as many pet owners as possible, Dr. Steve also offers substantial discounts to students, seniors & many others.

If you have questions about fees, please don't hesitate to phone or email. Fees can also be discussed at the time of the home visit; if requested, an estimate will be provided before any services are performed.


Professional Fees

House Call Primary Territory: $195
Includes travel to a residence within Dr. Steve's primary territory and exam/consultation for one pet.

Recheck Call Primary Territory: $100
Includes travel to a residence within Dr. Steve's primary territory and exam/consultation for one pet, within 30 days of the initial visit and for evaluation of the same problem.

Additional Pet Exam, Same Visit: $100

Vaccinations: $50 each
Examination required prior to all vaccinations.

Laboratory Testing:
Blood Panel to Outside Lab: $150 - $270
Blood/Urine Panel to Outside Lab: $320
FeLV/FIV Test: $100
Fecal Test for Ova/Parasites: $40
Fecal Test for O/P + Giardia: $70


Euthanasia Fees

Euthanasia Only:

Includes house call, evaluation and euthanasia. Remains are left in the pet owner's care for home burial, or collection by crematory, cemetery or city agency. Payment for this service must be made by cash, debit or credit card. For pets over 120 lbs, the cost is $500.
1-20 #
21-40 #
41-80 #
81-120 #
$320
$340
$380
$400

Euthanasia, Communal Cremation:

Includes house call, evaluation, euthanasia, transportation of remains & communal cremation. Cremated remains will not be returned to the pet owner. Payment for this service must be made by cash, debit or credit card. For pets over 120 lbs, Dr. Steve cannot assist with transport and cremation at this time.
1-20 #
21-40 #
41-80 #
81-120 #
$400
$460
$540
$600

Euthanasia, Individual Cremation and home
delivery of ashes in a Standard Urn:

Includes house call, evaluation, euthanasia, transportation of remains, individual cremation and standard urn. Cremated remains will be delivered to the pet owner by the crematory within 10 days. Standard urn is a fabric covered, square or rectangular box with a top lid. For pets over 120 lbs, Dr. Steve cannot assist with transport and cremation at this time.
1-20 #
21-40 #
41-80 #
81-120 #
$500
$560
$640
$700

Add a Decorative Urn or a Pawprint in Clay:

Cal Pet Crematory has a wide variety of decorative urns that can be seen by clicking here. Engraving is available on certain urns for an additional $20-30. Please note the model number and price of your preferred urn prior to the home visit. Pawprints in clay are available for $25. Sales tax will be added for decorative urns, engravings and pawprints.


Other Fees

Cancellation: $195
May be charged when a pet owner cancels a house call with less than 8 hours notice, or when a pet owner is not home when Dr Steve arrives.

Special Handling: $50-200
May be charged when a pet's behavior demands extra time, effort and/or risk to personnel.

Travel: $40-100 and up
Check out the territory page for more information.


Payments Accepted

Full payment is required at the time of the house call, unless prior arrangements have been made. Dr. Steve accepts cash, debit cards, VISA, MasterCard, American Express & Discover. With a valid California Drivers License or State ID, he'll even take a check.**

Click here to check out our discounts!

**Conditions when checks cannot be accepted:
1) A previous check was returned.
2) Address outside of Los Angeles County.
3) For euthanasia services, unless individual cremation is selected as the choice of aftercare.

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A Word About Fees...

Dr. Steve strives to make sure that his fees are fair and comparable to those of his colleagues. If you find another house call veterinarian in Los Angeles that advertises a lower fee in print or on the web, Dr. Steve will happily match it. All you have to do is let him know!
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Steve Smith, HomePetDoctor, 1905 Wilcox Ave #133, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Phone: (323) 469-3442 • Fax: (323) 469-3443 • email: steve@homepetdoctor.com