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Bright Eyes & Bushy Tails

(319) 351-4256
3030 Northgate Dr # B, Iowa City IA 52245
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Hours:

Monday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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Gentle Heart Pet Clinic

(319) 354-6696
1125 Shirken Dr, Iowa City IA 52246
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Hours:

Monday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

Iowa City Veterinary

(319) 354-4877
811 S 1st Ave # 1, Iowa City IA 52245
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Hours:

Monday - 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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Koppenhafer Veterinary Services

(319) 337-5212
330 E 3rd St, Iowa City IA 52240
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Animal Clinic

(319) 337-2123
408 Highland Ave, Iowa City IA 52240
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Hours:

Monday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Wednesday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Thursday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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Cat Clinic Of Iowa City

(319) 351-2252
1705 S 1st Ave, Iowa City IA 52240
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Hours:

Monday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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    Dental
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Best Friends Veterinary Care

(319) 341-7111
252 Scott Ct, Iowa City IA 52245
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Hours:

Monday - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

All Pets Veterinary Clinic

(319) 351-7387
301 Kirkwood Ave, Iowa City IA 52240
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Hours:

Monday - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Wednesday - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Friday - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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Veterinary Associates

(319) 337-6867
330 E 3rd St, Iowa City IA 52240
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Bright Eyes & Bushy Tails Vet

(319) 351-4256
3005 Highway 1 NE, Iowa City IA 52240
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Mcnutt Equine Veterinary

(319) 430-1374
3021 White Oak Ave NE, Iowa City IA 52240
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Monday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

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Expected vet visit costs in Iowa City, IA

ServiceAverage National CostExpected Cost in Iowa City, IA
Routine checkups$50 to $250$65
Spay/neuter$160 to $220$164
Vaccines per shot$15 to $28$16
Physical exams$45 to $55$45
Fecal exam$25 to $45$26
Heartworm test$45 to $50$45
Dental cleaning$70 to $400$95
Allergy testing$195 to $300$203
Geriatric screening$85 to $110$86
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How the cost of pet care in Iowa City, IA compares to surrounding areas

CityCostDistance
Cedar Rapids, IA21% more expensive than Iowa City, IA23.0 miles away
Marion, IA1% more expensive than Iowa City, IA25.9 miles away
Davenport, IA1% more expensive than Iowa City, IA50.3 miles away
Ottumwa, IA1% more expensive than Iowa City, IA63.8 miles away
Waterloo, IA0% more expensive than Iowa City, IA71.0 miles away
Geneseo, IL12% more expensive than Iowa City, IA72.8 miles away
Dubuque, IA35% more expensive than Iowa City, IA73.1 miles away
Cedar Falls, IA1% more expensive than Iowa City, IA76.5 miles away
Waverly, IA1% more expensive than Iowa City, IA87.9 miles away
Ankeny, IA21% more expensive than Iowa City, IA107.2 miles away

How to save on vet bills in Iowa City, IA

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 Iowa City Pet Owners

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What happens if you can’t afford a vet?

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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 Iowa. There’s also veterinary charitable grant programs you might be eligible for.

Q.

Can you just walk into a vet in Iowa City?

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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 Iowa City 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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