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Tails for the Curb

While we are committed to providing your pet the same excellent care we always have, our process temporarily looks a little different.  We've provided this page to communicate some important information, answer common questions, and provide some curbside related resources.

What to expect

We've opened our lobby back up, however we will still provide curbside services if that is your preference. Just tell our receptionist when you call or text.
Our pharmacy is now accessible from our lobby, so if you're coming in to pickup a medication, go to the pharmacy window.  
​For curbside appointments with a doctor or nurse
  • When you arrive, text or call our office at 219-872-4191 to let us know you've arrived and what parking spot you're in.

  • A staff member will come out to escort you and your pet directly into an exam room.  You may optionally remain in your car and we can call you to review findings.

For curbside drop off or pickup services
  • Please remain in your call and text/call us at 219-872-4191 with your parking space number.  We will come out to your car to retrieve your pet or bring out medications/food.


  • Try to write out your question ahead of time so you don't forget.

  • Don't forget food, preventatives, and treats while you're here!

Lobby open

Come in or wait in your car and text/call us with your parking spot number when you arrive

text message

Texting is the best way to contact us right now for appointments, orders, and refills

after hours

Our doctors can be reached after hours using the AirVet app for your smartphone

MCAH Videos

Watch pet care tips and news provided by our hospital

have you considered pet insurance?

Pet insurance can provide peace of mind when unexpected care is needed. You need to be able to focus on the health and well-being of your pet.


Though there are many options, we recommend Trupanion Pet Insurance.  Trupanion will cover a significant portion of your veterinary bill (up to 90% of eligible costs*) in minutes. With a Trupanion policy, our clients often pay only their part of the bill at checkout and leave the hospital without waiting for claim approvals and reimbursements. You can learn more about Trupanion coverage and direct payments at

payment policy

Payment is due on the day of service.  We do not provide in-house payment plans.  We accept cash, approved checks, and all major credit cards.  We also offer the following third party providers for payment plans:

We proudly accept Scratchpay to help you finance your pet's healthcare needs. Go to Scratchpay to find a payment plan for immediate pet care. Checking your plan options does not affect your credit score.

We proudly accept the CareCredit credit card to help you finance your healthcare needs. Use Pay My Provider, an online payment solution from CareCredit.

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