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Emergency and Urgent Care for your pet

Uintah Pet Emergency opened in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2014, the second in a family of animal emergency practices in Southern Colorado. Open nights, weekends, and holidays, we are equipped and ready to help when you need us.


If your pet experiences any of the following, (not a complete list), please seek emergency care immediately:

  • 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
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Want to know more? Check out our list of common questions.

We’ll keep your primary care veterinarian updated so that they may resume any follow-up care needed after your visit to Uintah Pet Emergency.

If you think your pet is experiencing an emergency, call us right away at (719) 633-3214

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