We are here to help in the event of an emergency. We understand time is critical in receiving care. The Wellington Veterinary Clinic has the following resources available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
For Emergencies Call:
Any Emergency – Regular Hours 970-568-7387 **All emergencies will be given priority**
Monday – Friday, 8am to 5:30pm (Tues until 7pm) and Saturdays 8am to 2pm
Wellington Veterinary Clinic (map)
After hours Urgent Care 970-568-7387
Call our office to contact our doctor on call about your pets emergency.
After hours Emergency/Critical Care
Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency Hospital (map) at 970-484-8080
CSU Animal Medical Center (map) at 970-221-4535
Call Immediately If You Notice Any of the Following:
- Any problem that persists longer than 24 hours.
- Any problem that worsens over several hours.
- Any systemic problems such as lethargy, loss of appetite, weakness and fever.
- Body temperature less than 100°F or greater than 104°F.
- Any indication that more than one body system (GI, urinary, neurological) is affected.
- Frequent bouts of vomiting or diarrhea resulting in loss of large volumes of fluid.
- Inability to drink or keep water down.
- Blood or black material (digested blood) in the vomit or stool.
- More than three to four episodes of vomiting or diarrhea in a puppy or in a dog older than 8 years.
- Vomiting following suspected ingestion of foreign material (toys, garbage, rocks, etc).
- Suspected poisoning (rodent bait, antifreeze).
- Suspected bloat.
- Bleeding from nose, mouth or anus.
- Bleeding accompanied by bruising of the skin, especially on the abdomen.
- Bleeding that cannot be stopped by applying pressure.
- If blood loss is excessive.
- Weakness, difficulty breathing, or reluctance to move after a bleeding episode.
- Obvious fracture of a limb.
- Non weight-bearing lameness persisting for more than 12 hours.
- Swollen, painful joints or a gait that appears as if “walking on eggshells.”
- Paralysis of one or more limbs.
- Lameness that initially improves but does not resolve in 24-48 hours.
- Venomous snakebite