24 Hour Emergency Veterinary Care
In addition to the specialty services, Peak has a staff of doctors and technicians for all overnight and weekend hours.
How To Recognize a Pet Emergency:
- Difficulty breathing, pale or cyanotic (blue colored) gums
- Collapse, inability to get up or walk
- Toxins (Antifreeze, Chocolate, Grapes/Raisins, Ibuprofen, Tylenol, Lillies, Rat poison, xylitol gum, illicit drugs or prescription medications) BRING PACKAGING WITH YOU!
- Trauma (Hit by car, blunt force, falling from significant heights, etc.)
- Foreign object ingestion (corn cobs, sewing string, rocks, bones, socks, etc.)
- Distended abdomen (especially with unproductive retching/vomiting)
- Snake envenomation - WE ALWAYS HAVE ANTI-VENOM ON HAND
- Animal attacks (Coyote, Fox, other dogs/cats)
- Hemorrhage (Significant blood loss)
- Heat stroke (excessive panting, red color to skin, lethargy)
- Urinary obstruction (straining or no urine output, blood colored urine)
- Vomiting and diarrhea
When possible call 970-674-1775 to inform Peak of the type of emergency, estimated arrival time, the breed, approximate weight and age of your pet. This way we can be as prepared as possible.
Our ER staff