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VCA - Animal Hospital

(562) 943-3728
11024 1st Ave, Whittier CA 90603
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Southeast Pet Hospital

(562) 944-6296
13492 Telegraph Rd, Whittier CA 90605
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Monday - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

Washington Boulevard Animal

(562) 693-8233
12116 Washington Blvd, Whittier CA 90606
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Monday - 8:20 AM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:20 AM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:20 AM to 10:00 PM
Thursday - 8:20 AM to 10:00 PM
Friday - 8:20 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday - 8:20 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday - 8:20 AM to 10:00 PM

Whittier Dog & Cat Hospital

(562) 698-0264
12124 Philadelphia St, Whittier CA 90601
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Monday - 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Tuesday - 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday - 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Thursday - 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Friday - 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturday - 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

Banfield - Whittier West

(562) 698-7985
14036 Whittier Blvd, Whittier CA 90605
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Monday - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Wednesday - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Expected vet visit costs in Whittier, CA

ServiceAverage National CostExpected Cost in Whittier, CA
Routine checkups$50 to $250$170
Spay/neuter$160 to $220$196
Vaccines per shot$15 to $28$22
Physical exams$45 to $55$51
Fecal exam$25 to $45$37
Heartworm test$45 to $50$48
Dental cleaning$70 to $400$268
Allergy testing$195 to $300$258
Geriatric screening$85 to $110$100
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How the cost of pet care in Whittier, CA compares to surrounding areas

Pico Rivera, CA0% more expensive than Whittier, CA3.7 miles away
La Habra, CA0% more expensive than Whittier, CA6.0 miles away
Norwalk, CA0% more expensive than Whittier, CA6.0 miles away
El Monte, CA2% cheaper than Whittier, CA6.2 miles away
Downey, CA6% more expensive than Whittier, CA6.4 miles away
Monterey Park, CA2% cheaper than Whittier, CA7.7 miles away
West Covina, CA2% cheaper than Whittier, CA8.2 miles away
Brea, CA8% cheaper than Whittier, CA8.8 miles away
Fullerton, CA8% cheaper than Whittier, CA9.8 miles away
Arcadia, CA11% more expensive than Whittier, CA11.1 miles away

How to save on vet bills in Whittier, CA

Get pet insurance

Pet insurance is a great tool to save on vet bills. Most plans are significantly cheaper than human health insurance, and reimburse 80%, 90%, or even 100% of your vet bill after the deductible is met.

Try Pawlicy Advisor's pet insurance comparison tool to instantly analyze your pet and find the best savings. Learn more about how pet insurance works or see a vet's perspective on pros & cons.

Schedule preventative care visits

Proactive, preventative care is an important part in keeping vet costs low. Being proactive in scheduling vet appointments sooner rather than later can catch health issues before they become bigger problems that need expensive treatment plans.

If you're a new pet owner and haven't been to the vet before, here are some tips for your first vet visit.

Other options

If you have expenses for pre-existing medical conditions and need help financing the cost, many US vets work with treatment financing solutions like CareCredit. These payment options will help you space out your payments over time, so you can afford any large unexpected upfront costs.

Alternatively, you can try Pawlicy Advisor's "grant finder" tool to see what charities might be able to help you afford vet care.

Frequently Asked Questions From Whittier Pet Owners


What happens if you can’t afford a vet?


If you can’t afford the vet, you risk not being able to provide critical medical care and potentially even forfeiture or euthanasia. Caring for a dog or cat is a serious responsibility. To protect yourself against the unexpected, please consider pet health insurance in California. There’s also veterinary charitable grant programs you might be eligible for.


Can you just walk into a vet in Whittier?


It really depends on whether or not they’re already booked up for the day, and if the reason you’re “walking in” is an emergency. There are some clinics in Whittier that specifically take walk-ins, but in general you should always call ahead. If they can’t take you, they might direct you to an animal ER.

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