159-19 Horace Harding Expressway
(Westbound Service Road of the Long Island Expressway)
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
Call or email to help an animal
Your Community's Animal Rescue Veterinary Service
"helping those who help animals"
COVID 19 update
No one except the animal is permitted to come into the vet mobile
We guarantee to be open at least until 2pm but we stay until we see everyone who has come, so please try to come before 2 pm. if unable to, please call 718 544 pets when stepping out the door so we can predict whether we will still be seeing patients by the time you arrive
Please read this page carefully and entirely. We will NOT answer questions by phone about this basic information
We are continuing our regular schedule 5 days a week, with the only modification being that we are not traveling to other boroughs.
The Vet Mobile is now open EVERY Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Express buses QM4 (every hour) & QM44 (during rush hours) come directly to us from mid and upper Manhattan in under 40 minutes
Get off at the last stop in Queens (Horace Harding Expwy [Service Road of the L.I.E.] & 164 St.) Walk four short blocks to 160 Street
We perform surgeries, dentals, spay/neuter, hospitalization, ultrasound, echocardiogram, chemo at low cost
A preliminary exam must first be done
If using Care Credit for payment click on the Click to Book button below
If paying with a credit card or cash you must come in person (without the animal). If you cancel after booking a surgery there is a $50 cancellation fee for Spay Neuters and a $250 cancellation fee for major surgeries.
PLEASE DO NOT BOOK A SURGERY / DENTAL / SN
UNLESS YOU ARE CERTAIN TO KEEP THE COMMITTMENT
To Book a Major Surgery or Dental
To Book S/N
Under 5 yrs no exam needed
Book in person w/credit card or cash, or use the Click to Book Button below to use Care Credit
We'll call you 1-3 weeks after booking
An appointment is NOT required for an exam or re- visit
We are a first come, first serve, walk-in service but if you want an appointment (since as a walk-in the wait time may be long) you can download our FREE "Low Cost Vet" App to your phone and make an appointment with it. The App does charge $20 for the convenience of getting an appointment.
You can also download all your records from our FREE APP
NO REFUNDS FOR THE $20 APP CHARGE
FOR AN APPOINTMENT TO BYPASS THE WALK-IN WAITING
To Book an Exam or Re-Visit
NO REFUNDS FOR APP APPOINTMENT CANCELLATION
5 years or older animals need exam & blood test prior to booking
Please read the above text CAREFULLY to avoid booking errors
We perform our surgeries usually within 1-3 weeks after booking it
PLEASE NOTE : Our APP is ONLY for exams NOT for surgeries
APP appointments can ONLY be rescheduled up to 72 hrs prior to appt. day/time
There are NO cancellations nor refunds for the $20 convenience fee of the APP
You can download the FREE Low Cost Vet APP by scanning the QR Code at right
About the Low Cost Vet Mobile
Thank you for visiting the Low Cost Vet Mobile's website, "your community's animal rescue veterinary service," helping limited income and rescue pet parents keep their pets. The Low Cost Vet Mobile has treated over 40,000 dogs and cats and performed over 1000 major surgeries in its first 12 years. Our state of the art services include digital x rays, ultrasounds, echocardiograms, oxygen therapy, blood transfusions, allergy testing, and most specialized surgeries, including orthopaedics.
Full examinations by some of NY's most advanced licensed veterinarians are provided for only $25, re-visits for the same issue within twelve months for $15, 1 year vaccinations for $20-$35, 3 year vaccinations if qualified, for $40-$50, two views of digital x rays for $95, FULL blood panels including a thyroid indicator test and urinalysis for $120.
These low cost services are only available for low and limited income pet parents, animal rescuers, those who pick up animls from the street, and those who adopt animals from kill shelters. All of our services including vaccinations, surgeries, x rays, bloodwork are all provided at a third to a half of the regular market rates.
We are also unique in that we have our own online pharmacy only for our clients so that medications can be purchased online at lower prices and thereby reduce costs to our clients. Having our own online pharmacy only for our clients also enables our clients to receive their medicines within one week of visiting the Vet Mobile, thereby not wasting a second week trying to get prescriptions and faxing them to other online pharmacies.
Plus we are the only veterinary service giving our clients the capability to download their records automatically with our own FREE App.