VCA Northwest Animal Hospital - Ina Road

4.4 (275)
252 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704, USA


Monday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

How to Save Money at VCA Northwest Animal Hospital - Ina Road

Schedule Regular Vet Visits

One of the best ways to save on vet bills is to prevent expensive health issues before they develop. By scheduling regular wellness checkups, your vet can detect health issues early, helping you to avoid costly treatments and surgeries down the road.

Price Shop for Pet Prescriptions

Oftentimes our fur babies are prescribed human drugs off-label. Your vet is apt to charge more for these medications than you would pay at your local pharmacy. In fact, big-box or chain pharmacies can offer steep discounts. So it’s best to price shop.

Pet Insurance

Most pet insurance providers will pay between 80% and 90% of the vet bill. You can even get coverage for routine care and things like vaccinations and dental cleanings. If you do the math, you’ll most likely find that pet insurance makes financial sense in the long run as well as gives you peace of mind.

How Do You Choose the Right Pet Insurance Provider?

Pet Insurance Review makes it incredibly easy for pet parents to select an insurance provider they feel good about. You can use our handy comparison tool to get the gist of what a company offers. We’ve also collected over 150,000 reviews of insurance companies from real pet parents like you to rank the top providers in the market. Here is the current ranking of each:

Top Pet Insurance Providers of 2024
Rating Provider Total Review
4.4 AKC 889
4.7 ASPCA 11,508
4.9 Embrace 14,463
4.9 Fetch 2,378
4.4 Figo 2,619
4.7 Hartville 164
4.9 Healthy Paws 7,498
4.9 Lemonade 795
3.2 ManyPets 2,268
4.6 MetLife 528
4.8 Nationwide 21,394
4.3 Pet Assure 12
4.7 PetPartners 111
4.5 Pets Best 7,216
4.3 Pumpkin 1,257
4.7 Spot 5,787
4.9 Trupanion 60,410
4.8 Prudent Pet 125

Or, you can simply get a fast quote from multiple providers and go from there.

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Getting to Know Your New Vet: Essential Questions to Ask

Choosing a new veterinarian is an important decision for any pet owner. You want to find someone who is competent, compassionate, and a good fit for you and your fur baby. To help you get the most out of your first appointment, here's a list of essential questions to ask your new vet:

Tell me about your experience with [pet type].

Different vets have different areas of specialization. Some are experts with cats, some dogs, some pocket pets, and some horses. Knowing that your vet has vast experience treating your specific type of pet can bring you peace of mind.

How do you handle emergencies?

You must know what to do in case of a pet medical emergency. Inquire what after-hours policy the clinic has, whether they have on-site emergency care available, and if they have a relationship with any nearby emergency animal hospitals.

How do you communicate with pet owners?

Good communication is key to building a trusting relationship with your vet. Ask how they prefer to communicate (phone calls, emails, online portal) and how often you can expect to hear from them.

Are there any breed-specific health concerns I should be aware of?

Some breeds are predisposed to certain health conditions. Knowing what to watch out for can help you catch problems early and get your pet the treatment they need.

Do you have any questions for me about my pet?

This is a great question to ask because the answer will show that the vet is interested in getting to know your pet as an individual and is willing to listen to your concerns.

Bonus question: Can I take a tour of your facility?

Getting a feel for the clinic's environment can help you and your pet feel more comfortable during your visits. Remember, you’re not just looking for a veterinarian, you’re looking for a partnership. Do not be afraid to ask these questions and any others you can think of. Any vet worth their salt will be happy to answer them. Because the more informed you are, the better equipped you'll be to make decisions about your pet's care! And that should be every vet’s top priority.

Reviews from Google

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Adilene Marquez

My dogs surgery center referred me to David Constanza for post-op rehabilitation for my dachshund named Louie. Even after FHO surgery Louie was not gaining mobility of his rear leg as fast as he should have. It was only after taking my Louie to see David that Louie finally began to regain mobility of his leg. David is equipped with so many different tools and equipment to assist with different mobility exercises, he has a canine rehabilitation gym! Thank you David, for being kind and patient with my Louie, thank you for your world of knowledge when it comes to dogs and physical therapy, we learned so much from you, most importantly thank you for helping him gain mobility in his leg! Thank you for helping him heal faster with the Companion Laser, it was a wonderful treatment. The laser did such an incredible job that his surgery scar is non existent, his hair grew back very fast, and his pain was less and less every time after using it.Thank you David for your work, it is such a needed service in Tucson! Very pleased with our results and experience. Louie and I can’t thank you enough!

posted: 05/25/2023

Anita Seay

Do not bring your pet here!!! I brought an injured kitten here to get him taken care of after he got bit by one of our dogs and they sent Animal Control to my house. I was even messaging them updates on the kitten's status that he was doing so well... even sent them pictures of his amazing recovery. It's very unfortunate that you can't even trust vets anymore when you're trying to do the right thing for a pet that got hurt. Animal Control was very kind, professional and was pleased with his recovery.

posted: 08/10/2023

Jerry B

I recently was given a kitten. This baby girl developed a prolapse one week after she was spayed. I didn't know what was wrong, only that she was bleeding and I was afraid for her. My now former regular veterinaruan wouldn't look at her, but they gave me a list of urgent and emergency veterinarians. NorthWest was on that list. A check of the internet showed they were open, and these were their regular business hours. They were not open. I do not know why they would close on a Saturday when they advertise as being available for urgent care services. I don't know why I was left with a baby that couldn't be tended to by a veterinarian. I just know that a clinic which closes during its regularly advertised hours is absolutely worthless.

posted: 05/27/2023

Justine Hagins

David who does physical therapy has helped my dog so much. He is an absolute joy to be around, and the prices are affordable. I couldn't ask for a better or more likeable pt guy. My dog goes wild when I say his name because she wants to go see him.

posted: 07/16/2022


Dr Engard and the staff were wonderful! Dr Engard spent a lot of time with us and our dog explaining treatment options then getting us In quickly to see the eye specialist.

posted: 06/07/2023