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Carlsbad Animal Clinic

(575) 887-3653
103 E. Blodgett, Carlsbad NM 88220
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Monday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

Weldon Veterinary Care

(575) 689-1676
704 W Pierce St, Carlsbad NM 88220
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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 Carlsbad, NM

ServiceAverage National CostExpected Cost in Carlsbad, NM
Routine checkups$50 to $250$73
Spay/neuter$160 to $220$167
Vaccines per shot$15 to $28$16
Physical exams$45 to $55$46
Fecal exam$25 to $45$27
Heartworm test$45 to $50$45
Dental cleaning$70 to $400$109
Allergy testing$195 to $300$207
Geriatric screening$85 to $110$87
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How the cost of pet care in Carlsbad, NM compares to surrounding areas

Roswell, NM0% more expensive than Carlsbad, NM69.2 miles away
Alamogordo, NM6% cheaper than Carlsbad, NM106.2 miles away
Odessa, TX3% cheaper than Carlsbad, NM116.1 miles away
Midland, TX3% cheaper than Carlsbad, NM129.3 miles away
El Paso, TX8% more expensive than Carlsbad, NM139.9 miles away
Las Cruces, NM0% more expensive than Carlsbad, NM148.4 miles away
Clovis, NM6% cheaper than Carlsbad, NM149.0 miles away
Lubbock, TX10% more expensive than Carlsbad, NM159.2 miles away
Edgewood, NM6% cheaper than Carlsbad, NM214.2 miles away
Los Lunas, NM6% cheaper than Carlsbad, NM218.8 miles away

How to save on vet bills in Carlsbad, NM

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 Carlsbad 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 New Mexico. There’s also veterinary charitable grant programs you might be eligible for.


Can you just walk into a vet in Carlsbad?


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 Carlsbad 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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