Choosing the Right Merchant Account for Your Veterinary Practice

It is no secret that pet owners will go to great lengths to take care of their pets, and this should be no different for veterinary offices when it comes to having control over their merchant accounts.

The day-to-day to can be hectic as veterinary staff tends to their patients, but the overwhelming tasks of keeping up with your payment processing shouldn’t be any burden for the office.

We have listed some helpful tips below to help keep your operations running smoothly.

Find a Merchant Account to integrate into your software

With the emerging digital age, the days of taking cash payments is becoming more obsolete. Now more businesses are taking forms of credit over anything else. More than likely, your business is using a software system to keep up with patient records and financial transactions. Most of these programs may have a merchant account already intact, however in the case you must open one, there are plenty of options available. The key is finding an account that works best for your office.

Rates are Everything

Most veterinary offices fall under what most banks consider a low-risk category, which is ideal for any veterinary practice, however, it may feel overwhelming with many merchant processors trying to win over your business. Rates are everything when it comes to your merchant accounts. Finding the best rates, service, and more will be beneficial to your business in the long run.

Most banks and merchant processors will look at your transactions among other things to come up with the right rates for your business. Companies like 5 Star Processing offer competitive rates across the board among veterinary practices.

Seamless Transactions

We know that your office stays busy, so ensuring a seamless checkout process for your patients will keep both you and your patients happy. The benefit of having a merchant account is knowing that transactions will stay safe and secure. Pet owners and their pets may already feel anxious with any visit to a vet’s office, so making sure to keep transactions running smoothly will take more weight off your shoulders and theirs

Final Thoughts

At the end of the day, you want to make sure your patients have a wonderful visit from beginning to end. 5 Star processing can help you with ensuring your patients have a great experience.

 If you are in the market for a new merchant account and would like to find out how we can keep your business running smoothly, then give 5 Star Processing a call today at 888-253-9692 or [email protected]

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