If the dog is a mix breed and you are unsure of the specific type, please enter the most predominant breed features (ex: Doberman mix, Bichon Frise Mix, etc). "Mix" and "Mutt" are not valid answers.
What color is my cat?
Please bring your pet's vaccination records on the day of surgery, if they did receive their vaccine(s) from People for Animals.
If No, please stop filling out this form and come in for a pre-operation exam anytime during our wellness hours.
Please stop filling out this form and contact our Hillside, NJ office
Please bring your dog to the clinic wearing a basket-type muzzle.
If you do not have one, please leave your dog in the car until you can obtain one from the front desk on the morning of surgery.
We appreciate your cooperation for the safety of our clients, staff, and other pets.
Rabies vaccine is is offered at a discounted rate of $15 for qualifying 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.
Distemper vaccine is offered at a discounted rate of $15 for qualifying 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.
1 in 3 pets go missing. Without proper ID, 90% never return home. A microchip is your pet's permanent ID and gives them the best chance of returning home if they get lost or are stolen
Heartworms kill. Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease caused by foot-long worms that live in a dog's hearts, lungs, and blood vessels. Heartworms can cause severe lung disease, heart failure, and damage to other organs.
Dogs under 7 months old can take heartworm prevention for 6 months without a Heartworm Test.
Dogs who have missed a dose of heartworm prevention must be tested for heartworm before taking prevention again.
If your pets heartworm test comes back negative:
What is Bravecto?
1 dose lasts 3 months
Our surgery fees are well below what it actually costs us to perform the procedures.
We rely on the generosity of our supporters to keep our fees affordable.
I understand that:
I hereby consent and authorize the medical staff at the People for Animals (PFA) to receive, prescribe for, treat and operate on the pet(s) named above. I represent that I am the owner of the pet(s) in question or that I am authorized by the owner to consent on his/her behalf. I will indemnify and hold PFA harmless from claims by the owner in the event that this representation is not true.
To my knowledge, my pet has not bitten or otherwise injured anyone within the last ten days.
I understand that there are risks inherent with anesthesia and surgery, and I accept that death or prolonged illness may result, especially if my pet is in compromised health whether known or unknown prior to surgery. Although all reasonable precautions will be taken, I assume all risks and I release People for Animals, Inc. from all liability. I understand that anatomical characteristics associated with my pet’s breed may place him/her at increased risk for death or complications during or following surgery, especially brachycephalic breeds including but not limited to French Bulldog, Pug, Pekingese, Shih Tzu, Boston Terrier, Mastiff, and Persian. I also agree that I am liable for any additional medical costs which result from my failure to disclose any prior medical condition of my pet. I understand that if my pet acts in a manner that poses a safety risk to the staff at PFA, my pet may be sedated prior to receiving an examination.
I understand that PFA is a teaching facility and that a veterinary student may perform my pet’s surgery under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian. I understand that I have the right to refuse to allow a veterinary student to perform my pet’s surgery and that it is my responsibility to communicate this refusal to the staff at PFA prior to my pet’s surgery.
If a medical/surgical emergency arises, PFA will use the emergency telephone number that is provided below to contact me. In the event that I cannot be reached in a timely manner, I authorize PFA to transport my pet to an emergency facility for treatment. I assume all financial responsibility for any additional medical or emergency treatment that may be required.
I understand that if my pet must receive any additional medication or other treatment that there will be an additional charge.
If I am late picking up my animal, causing the clinic to remain open past the posted closing time, I will be charged a fee of $25. understand that my pet will be left unattended after the clinic closes anytime the animal is kept at PFA’s clinic overnight. If I do not pick up my pet at the designated time of discharge, I will be charged a daily fee of $25 until the animal is claimed. If the animal is not claimed after 7 days, it will becof11e the property of People for Animals, Inc. to do with as it sees fit.
I will be responsible for paying all costs incurred by People for Animals, Inc. that are associated with my pet’s care and boarding at all times. I understand that complications may arise after any procedure and that PFA offers affordable postoperative treatment if needed. I understand that I have the freedom to choose a provider other than PFA for my pet’s postoperative care and fees for such treatment are my own responsibility.
I understand that PFA recommends the purchase of an Elizabethan collar for the purpose of preventing my pet from chewing at the incision area. If I choose not to use an Elizabethan collar, I am responsible for any emergency care that may be needed.
I understand that my pet will receive a tattoo on the abdomen as a lasting indication of sterilization. I understand that pregnancy presents an increased risk of death or complications during or following surgery. I further understand that any pregnancy will be terminated at the time of spaying. I authorize PFA to release my name and contact information to any microchip registration service as needed in order to register my pet’s microchip or to determine disposition and ownership if a microchip is discovered in the pet I have presented for care. I authorize PFA to release my name, contact information, and information about my pet(s) to Trupanion for the Trupanion medical insurance Exam Day Offer. By checking here ___, I decline to have the aforementioned information released to Trupanion.
I have read the foregoing, and I understand and agree to its contents.