Additional Services

Wellness Plans

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Noah’s Ark offers WELLNESS PLANS! Affordable monthly payments
for preventative veterinary care and office visits here in Franklin, NC!

How Noah’s Ark Wellness Plans work:

Noah’s Ark has designed Wellness Plans to help you budget routine preventative veterinary care and “sick” office visit fees into affordable monthly payments.

Noah’s Ark has partnered with a company called TruePet to administer this program. Noah’s Ark provides 100% of the veterinary services available through the plans and we use TruePet’s software application to track usage of the services in each plan.

Select the plan below that’s best for you, and the payments are spread over 12 months. At the end of 12 months, you can change plans or continue with the same plan. At any time, you can opt out of this money saving program by paying for those services already used. The plans range in cost from $24.95 per month for the kitten plan, to $45.95 per month for more comprehensive plans.

There is a one time enrollment fee of $79 for signing up a pet. This is not an annual fee, it is a one time fee. If you enroll more than one pet, there is a discount applied to the enrollment fee for each additional pet.

Enrolling your pet in a Wellness Plan requires that you have a checking account, credit or debit card – and a good credit rating. Payments for the program are automatically deducted, each month, from the account you designate.

What’s the difference between Wellness Plans and Pet Insurance?

Wellness Plans help spread out the cost of routine veterinary services that you are going to have performed into low monthly payments. People always use the services purchased in a Wellness Plan. Our new and improved Wellness Plans include preventative medical care, unlimited nail trims and a low $10 co-pay for office visits if your pet becomes ill.

Pet Insurance is catastrophic protection, you hope you don’t need it, but if your pet becomes seriously ill, you’re really happy you have pet insurance. Several of the Todd dogs have pet insurance policies because specialty veterinary care gets very expensive. Our favorite pet insurance company is Trupanion. They pay 90% of covered veterinary expenses. Many of our clients have a policy on their most pampered pets and our experience with Trupanion has been very good.



Well Plans Tables


Here’s what they have to say:


“Even though it sounds like a lot in the beginning, it really makes vet care more affordable.  It encourages you to bring your dog in more often and watch him more carefully.  It makes me more apt to go in and visit with Dr. Todd because I think ‘Well, my visit is only $10 so I’ll just run the dog in to be on the safe side.’ We have the Gold Plan and we love that blood work and dental cleanings are included.”          -Ivy B

“Our well plan is a huge cost savings to make sure that my precious dog will get the care she needs, including the extra things we sometimes don’t want to do because of the extra expense.  Our Gold Plan is a great bargain financially because it’s much less painful to pay a reasonable amount of money monthly than to come up with several hundreds of dollars at one time.  The dental cleanings alone make it well worth it to keep her healthy and keep her around for a long time.  My little girl is worth anything I can do to keep her healthy.”          -Gay T

“My pets are much healthier and we get peace of mind because of our well plans.  I can take my pets to the vet at any time and not worry about the cost.”          -Rick W

“With our well plan we pay an easy, convenient bill that covers all of our bases, including blood work which can be costly.  If we have to bring in our dog for something special we avoid a big whopping bill, which is also so helpful.”          -Bill L



Veterinary Specialist Referrals

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Our experienced team of veterinarians and veterinary technicians provides many services at our clinic, ranging from routine to advanced procedures. Although we handle the majority of your pet’s medical and surgical needs in-house, we occasionally refer patients to veterinary specialists or specialty clinics when advanced training or equipment will be beneficial.

Board-certified specialists, such as oncologists, ophthalmologists, and neurologists, have extensive experience and training in a particular area of veterinary medicine or surgery. Specialty clinics and university-affiliated referral centers have specialized equipment to perform procedures that are not routinely performed by general veterinary practitioners.

We make referral decisions because we want to ensure that our patients receive the highest standard of care and best possible outcome. Be assured that when we refer a patient to another hospital, we continue to stay involved with his or her care, consulting with the treating specialist and often providing any needed follow-up care and rehabilitation.

Behavior Counseling

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If your pet ever snaps at you or growls, bites you, guards possessions, soils in the house, destroys household items… we can help. Most aggressive, fearful, or inappropriate behaviors in dogs and cats can be modified with a little coaching from our qualified staff. In some severe cases we refer patients to the Veterinary Behaviorist at University of Georgia.

If you’re uncomfortable or unhappy with any aspect of your pet’s behavior, drop us an email, or call the office for a consultation. We want to be sure you have a strong, positive relationship with all the pets you share your home with. We offer group training and one-on-one training consultations.


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Imagine if your dog or cat got lost. You’d want to give him or her the best chance of getting home. With a microchip, you can. A microchip is a safe, permanent way to identify your pet in case he or she becomes lost. A microchip is a tiny device about the size and shape of a grain of rice. It’s inserted just under the loose skin at the back of the neck. When a lost dog or cat without an ID tag is found, a veterinarian or animal shelter will use a handheld microchip scanner to check for a chip. If the pet has one, it will transmit its ID number to the scanner via a low-frequency radio wave. The veterinary hospital or shelter then calls the chip manufacturer, retrieves the pet owner’s contact information, and calls the owner.

Even the most responsible pet owners can’t always guarantee their pet won’t get lost. A leash could break or slip out of your hand, a pet could push through a screen door or window, or a contractor or friend might accidentally leave a door or gate open.

We recommend that you use a microchip, along with a collar and ID tag, to identify your pet. An ID tag is still a reliable identification method. Pets that have tags with current contact information are more likely to avoid ending up in shelters and tend to get home faster than those without tags. However, collars and ID tags aren’t permanent and can be removed, pets can also lose them. With a microchip, your pet will have a much better chance of being identified and returned to you. Pets without microchips that end up in shelters may be adopted out to another family or even euthanized.

Please contact us to schedule an appointment to microchip your pet. Although we hope your pet never becomes lost, we want you to be prepared.

IMPORTANT –A microchip can only reunite you and your pet if the contact information with the microchip agency is current and accurate. When you have a microchip implanted at Noah’s Ark, that chip is registered with us. Noah’s Ark implants Avid microchips. If your pet gets lost, and the person or agency calls Avid for owner information, your chip will direct the caller to Noah’s Ark. That’s fine as long as all your information is current in our files. Also included with the fee is the option to call Avid directly to update your information, and have them contact you directly. We find several pets each year whose owners have not kept their contact information current. Microchips are permanent, but contact information sometimes isn’t. So be sure to keep your information up to date with us.