Pinehurst Animal Hospital requires payment in full and is expected at the time services are rendered. We will be happy to give you an estimate before any charges are incurred, just let us know. I hereby authorize the Veterinarian to examine, prescribe for and/ or treat my pet(s). I assume responsibility for all charges incurred in the care of my animals. Also, I understand that these charges will be paid in full at the time of release and that a deposit may be required for surgical treatment. I understand if I have an unpaid balance to Pinehurst Animal Hospital and do not make satisfactory payment arrangements, my account my be placed with an external collection agency. I will be responsible for reimbursement of the fee of any collection agency, which may be based on a percentage at the maximum of 35% of the debt, and all costs and expenses, including reasonable collection and attorney’s fees incurred during collection efforts. In order for Pinehurst Animal Hospital or their designated external collection agency to service my account, where not prohibited by applicable law, I agree that Pinehurst Animal Hospital and designated external collection agency are authorized (I) contact me by tele-phone at the telephone number(s) I am providing, including wireless telephone number , which could result in charges to me, (II) con-tact me by sending text messages (messages and data rates may apply) or emails, using any email address I provide and (III) methods of contact may include using pre–recorded/ artificial voice message and/ or use of any automatic dialing device, as applicable.