Unfortunately, you may be faced with an emergency situation at some point in your pet’s life. 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
Monday – Friday, 8am to 5:30pm (Tues until 7pm) and Saturdays 8am to 2pm
Wellington Veterinary Clinic (map), 970-568-7387
After hours Urgent Care
Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency Hospital (map) at 970-484-8080
After hours Emergency/Critical Care
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