In order to assist you and your clients in determining whether certain diagnostic and treatment options are appropriate in a given case, we have developed the following price benchmarks to give you a sense of the fees typically associated with various services. Please note that the prices shown below are benchmarks only, intended to give you and your clients guidance as to the average fees we charge for a given service. Circumstances can vary considerably from case to case and we will provide each client with a specific service estimate for their particular pet.

Canada West Benchmark Pricing Chart 2016

Surgery
Consultation $160 + tax
Tibial plateau levelling osteotomy (TPLO) $4155.78 + tax
With rehabilitation therapy package $4772.88 + tax
Simple fracture repair $3670.95 +tax
Complex fracture repair $4626.98 + tax
Luxating patellas:
1 leg $3754.12 + tax
2 legs $4519.76 + tax
Total hip replacement (work up $398 + tax) $7481.29 + tax
Abdominal procedure (simple) $4196.96 + tax
Thoracic procedure (simple) $4336–5925 + tax
Stem cell therapy $4681 + tax
Radiology
Abdominal ultrasound $375 + tax
Outpatient ultrasound (if sedation/sampling) $400–800 + tax
Radiograph inpatient $32 + tax
Radiograph outpatient $80 + tax
CT elbows $900 + tax
CT sedation+ contrast (ie skull) $1000 + tax
CT anesthesia + contrast (ie thorax) $1150 + tax
Outpatient CT ( if FNAs/biopsies) $900–1700 + tax
Additional fee for a second region $380 + tax
Cardiology
Consultation (includes blood pressure measurement) $250 + tax
Cardiology Recheck $150 + tax
ECG (multi-lead) $112.45 + tax
24 Hour Ambulatory ECG (Holter Monitor)
Includes interpretation
$374.85 + tax
Echocardiography
Echo – complete $370 + tax
Echo – complete recheck $280.88 + tax
Echo – right parasternal only (for exotics) $200 + tax
Echo – right parasternal recheck (for exotics) $150 + tax
Echo – screening (OFA, DCM, ARVC, HCM, pre-breeding screening) incl. sedation if indicated $370 + tax
Oncology
Consultation $250 + tax
Recheck $130 + tax
Melanoma Vaccine (Includes initial consult, 4 rechecks, 5 vaccines + administration) $3705.50 + tax
Critical care
Consultation (Emergency) $150 + tax
First 24 hr stabilization/diagnostic work up varies:
(consultation, serial blood work, ultrasound, fine needle aspirates, cytology, 3 view radiographs, ICU hospitalization, IV fluids, injections, constant rate infusions)
$980–2,500 + tax
Neurology
Consultation $230 + tax
Computed Tomography Scan (CT) – includes anesthesia
Without contrast $1027.63 + tax
With contrast media (omnipaque) $1140.13 + tax
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – includes anesthesia
Without contrast $1816.11 + tax
With contrast media (Prohance) $1991.62 + tax
Surgical procedure:
Estimate varies depending on neurological status of patient
in the pre-operative period
Lumbosacral laminectomy (includes MRI, hospitalization) $6000–7000 + tax
Thoraco-lumbar disc (includes CT scan, hospitalization) $5700–7000 + tax
Cervical disc (includes CT scan, hospitalization) $5700–7000 + tax
Average seizure work up (blood work +/-PCR panel – UCDavis, MRI with contrast, CSF tap and analysis) $2850–3552 + tax