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Bellevue Animal Clinic

(337) 942-7126
5302 Highway 182, Opelousas LA 70570
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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

Fontenot Veterinary Clinic

(337) 948-8959
14782 Highway 190, Opelousas LA 70570
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Monday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

Louisiana Center For Equine

(337) 407-0708
5124 Highway 182, Opelousas LA 70570
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Speyrer Animal Clinic

(337) 948-1000
6042 Highway 182, Opelousas LA 70570
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Veterinary Clinic At Copper

(337) 407-8600
5124 Highway 182, Opelousas LA 70570
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Monday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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Expected vet visit costs in Opelousas, LA

ServiceAverage National CostExpected Cost in Opelousas, LA
Routine checkups$50 to $250$69
Spay/neuter$160 to $220$165
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$102
Allergy testing$195 to $300$205
Geriatric screening$85 to $110$87
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How the cost of pet care in Opelousas, LA compares to surrounding areas

Lafayette, LA1% more expensive than Opelousas, LA21.6 miles away
Abbeville, LA0% more expensive than Opelousas, LA38.6 miles away
New Iberia, LA0% more expensive than Opelousas, LA39.7 miles away
Baton Rouge, LA5% more expensive than Opelousas, LA53.7 miles away
Alexandria, LA8% cheaper than Opelousas, LA57.8 miles away
Pineville, LA8% cheaper than Opelousas, LA58.2 miles away
Denham Springs, LA8% cheaper than Opelousas, LA67.2 miles away
Prairieville, LA8% cheaper than Opelousas, LA68.0 miles away
Lake Charles, LA8% cheaper than Opelousas, LA71.1 miles away
Gonzales, LA8% cheaper than Opelousas, LA72.3 miles away

How to save on vet bills in Opelousas, LA

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


Can you just walk into a vet in Opelousas?


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 Opelousas 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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