Emergency and Critical Care
Should your pet require immediate veterinary attention due to an illness or injury during our regular office hours, please contact us immediately. We will be prepared to provide critical care for your pet upon your arrival.
A medical emergency for your pet may be any of the following situations:
- Having trouble breathing
- Unable to walk or put any weight on a leg
- Injured after being hit by a car
- Injured after falling from a tall height
- Having a seizure
- Vomiting repeatedly or has dry heaves
- Bloated or has a distended (extended) abdomen
- Sick from having eaten something poisonous or chewed/swallowed anything dangerous
- Unable to open an eye or has an eye injury
- Not able to urinate or defecate
- Pregnant females having a hard labor (longer than a half hour)
24-hour emergency services may be obtained through our colleagues at Alpenglow Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (303-443-4569) or Aspen Meadows Veterinary Specialists (303-678-8844). Please see our ‘Pet Emergency’ page for an interactive map.