Payment for for all charges is due at the time of service. Payment for hospitalization, boarding and surgery is due at the time the patient is picked up. Payment for all medications, food and other products is due at the time the items are picked up. Some special orders may require prepayment. Any returned checks will incur an additional fee. In the event that full payment is not recieved, the account may be referred to a collections agency. Hopewell Veterinary Hospital shall be entitled to collect all reasonable costs and expenses related to collections and/or lawsuit. This includes, but is not limited to reasonable attorney fees.