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Uintah Pet Emergency

Emergency Pet Care

If your pet experiences an emergency, please call us immediately at (719) 633-3214.

Uintah Pet Emergency opened in Colorado Springs in 2014. Open 7 days a week, including nights, weekends, and holidays, we are equipped and ready to help when you and your pets need us most. After your visit to Uintah Pet Emergency, we will forward all records to your primary care veterinarian so that they may resume any follow-up care needed.

Common Pet Emergencies

  • Anxiety or restlessness – often a sign of pain or 'bloat’ (GDV)

  • Continuous coughing

  • Crying out in pain

  • Distended, “bloated” abdomen (GDV)

  • Difficulty with labor/delivery

  • Excessive bleeding

  • Extreme lethargy

  • Frostbite, hypothermia

  • Heat exhaustion or stroke

  • Labored breathing

  • Lameness in any limb or dragging of the back legs

  • Pale gums – which is often seen with internal bleeding or anemia

  • Rapid heart rate

  • Poisoning or toxin ingestion

  • Snakebite

  • Vomiting or diarrhea more than two or three times

  • Vaginal discharge

  • Squinting, bulging, or painful eyeballs

  • Straining to urinate or defecate

  • Trauma – hit by car, fall, involved in a fight

  • Tremors or seizures

  • Any abnormal behavior that you’re worried about – e.g., acting aloof or particularly clingy

Emergency & Critical Care Services Offered

  • Complete physical examination

  • Digital X-ray

  • Emergency surgery

  • In-house STAT laboratory for rapid results

  • Isolation ward

  • Multi-modal pain management

If your pet experiences an emergency outside our normal business hours please contact one of the Emergency Care facilities in the area.

Want to know more about our emergency services? Check out our list of common questions.