Emergency Services

At Mancos Valley Veterinary Hospital, we recognize that not all illness or trauma occurs during regular business hours and we are pleased to offer our clients emergency care. If you feel your pet requires emergency services, please call Mancos Valley Veterinary Hospital at 970-533-1060. Follow the voice prompts to connect you with the on call doctor.

When should you seek emergency care for your pet? The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate