1. Payment is expected when services are rendered. We accept cash, credit cards or checks. If this is not possible, please address this with our office staff and they will gladly assist you with your different options. Lakeshore offers the financing options of Scratchpay or CareCredit. Either of these options will allow you to treat your loved one in a timely fashion to help optimize a full recovery. Please be sure to bring your drivers license and a secondary ID if this option is necessary for you, and we will help determine what fits best for your situation.

2. We accept credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) checks and cash. All cards must be signed by the owner of the card. For all checks we require verification of a photo ID.

3. When unexpected illness strikes a pet, unexpected expense strikes as well.  Lakeshore Veterinary Hospital, Inc. understands this and can help you get the help you need for your pet through Scratchpay or CareCredit.

4. You can apply for Scratch pay on line at or by texting PAY to 213-296-0817. Once a approved for a set dollar amount, you have seven days to utilize the funds.

Highlights of the Scratchpay program:

  • Quick Application Process
  • Checking Your Rate Does NOT Affect Your Credit
  • Pay Later Rates As Low As 0% APR (not all clients will qualify)

5. You can apply for CareCredit on line at , call CareCredit at 800-365-8295 or apply in our office. We offer 6 month interest free payment options. 

  • Low Monthly Payments
  • Determine Approval in a Few Minutes
  • No Annual Fee

Insurance For Your Pets

Another popular option for your family and pet is insurance coverage. To learn more, please visit the  following pet insurance websites . . .


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