Allure Integrated Pet Specialists Hours, Appointments, and Payments
Hours: Our Specialty Department hours are Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 6 PM. Our Emergency Department is open 24/7 including holidays for pets in need.
Appointments: Allure Integrated Pet Specialists (AIPS) makes every effort to see every appointment request within a timely manner. Our specialty departments see patients on an appointment basis so that we can better plan and serve you. Our emergency department sees patients based on most critical. Our goal is to be punctual and to have you in and out of our hospital for scheduled, routine appointments within 1 hour of your scheduled appointment time.
Drop Off Appointments: Drop Off Appointments vary based on Specialty Departments. Please ask a member of our staff about this appointment option.
Payments: All payment is due at times of service unless otherwise discussed with the doctor or practice manager. For hospitalization, surgeries, and other procedures, 100% of estimated total will be due before any services are rendered. If your pet is hospitalized, we will ask that your balance be updated daily. AIPS does not provide any payment plans, although we do accept Care Credit, credit cards, and cash. AIPS does not accept payments by check.
Consent for Veterinary Treatment & Integrated or Alternative Therapy
Allure Integrated Pet Specialists (AIPS) is an integrated medicine veterinary hospital. This means that the veterinarian(s) of AIPS may blend traditional standard of care with integrated/alternative treatments . Integrated and/or alternative treatments may include, but are not limited to homeopathic remedies, acupuncture, chiropractic care, aromatherapy, Chinese Herbs, nutraceuticals and/or dietary supplements, and/or food therapy. The decision to use these various modalities may be based on Traditional Chinese Medicine theories and/or other non-traditional methodologies.
I am the owner or the agent for the owner of the animal described above, and I have the authority to execute this consent. I hereby consent and authorize Allure Integrated Pet Specialists veterinarians/staff to perform examinations, diagnostic tests, radiographs, and medical and surgical treatment, including the administration of anesthesia, as are determined to be necessary in the judgement of the licensed veterinarian supervising the care and treatment of the animal. I understand that I can request an estimate of anticipated expenses at any time and I can decline any treatment at any time.
If an integrated treatment is recommended and if I agree to any integrated treatment, I hereby fully consent to and authorize the performance of such integrated treatment by the veterinarian(s), including any preliminary, or additional treatments, therapies, tests, medications, herbs or injections that may be, in the judgement of veterinarian(s) associated with AIPS and their respective employees, assistants or consultants, to administer and perform any and all integrated medical, drugs, treatments, tests, medication, injections or diagnostic procedures to my pet(s) that may be deemed advisable or necessary. I understand that I can decline any and all integrated treatments that my be recommended to me at any time.
I will not take home any medication, herb, remedy, nutraceutical and/or supplement that has not been fully explained to me to the point that I feel informed, to my satisfaction, by the veterinarian(s) or employees of AIPS. I also understand that no medication, herb, etc. can be returned after I have taken if from AIPS. Further, I acknowledge that integrated veterinary medicine may be considered by some in American veterinary profession as a philosophy or practice that may differ from current scientific knowledge, or whose theoretical basis and techniques may diverge, even considerably, from veterinary medicine routinely taught in accredited veterinary colleges in the United States.
I understand that integrated veterinary therapy: (a) is not like most conventional or drug therapies, in that it has or may have multiple effects on many systems in an animal at a time; (b) it may have no effect; (c) my pet(s) may experience some discomfort from integrated treatments; (d) integrated veterinary treatments are usually, but not always, safe, and it may have side effects that may be the same or more severe than conventional, drugs, or other treatments; and (e) adverse effects may include, but not limited to, illness, known or unknown interactions, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, muscle spasms, or more serious, unforeseen effects including, in rare situations, stroke, paralysis, or death.
I realize that my pet(s) may not respond nor benefit from integrated veterinary treatment. I also understand that it is important for me to follow the veterinarian(s’)'s instructions on monitoring my animal(s) such as, but not limited to, blood, stool, and/or urine tests, over the course of its/their traditional western or integrated veterinary treatment and to promptly and fully report to the veterinarian(s) of AIPS or their representative, any adverse effects or unusual behavior by my pet(s).
I further understand that if my pet(s) is seen by another veterinarian, not associated with AIPS, while undergoing or having undergone integrated veterinary treatment, that I should fully inform the other veterinarian that my pet(s) is on or has undergone a complementary veterinary treatment, the nature of the integrated veterinary treatment, and request the other veterinarian to contact AIPS and one of our veterinarian(s) associated with my pet.
I HAVE FULLY READ THIS CONSENT FORM BEFORE SIGNING IT AND I UNDERSTAND IT IS MY RESPONSIBILITY TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS I HAVE UNTIL I FEEL FULLY SATISFIED PRIOR TO DEPARTURE NOW OR AT ANY TIME IN THE FUTURE, WHETHER RELATED TO AN APPOINTMENT OR OTHER MEANS OF COMMUNICATION, REGARDING ANY AND ALL TRADITIONAL WESTERN OR INTEGRATED VETERINARY MEDICINE THERAPIES, RISK ASSOCIATED WITH INTEGRATED VETERINARY MEDICINE, OTHER NON-ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS, THERAPIES, AND PROTOCOLS OR PROCEDURES THAT ARE OR MAY BE AVAILABLE OR POSSIBLE FOR MY ANIMAL(S).