We are looking for qualified veterinarians to add to our team. We would love for you to apply on our Careers page!


Compassionate Vet Care in Colorado Springs

Compassionate Vet in Colorado Springs

Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic is a family-owned and operated veterinary clinic in Colorado Springs. It is our mission to serve the great community of Colorado Springs by offering sensible, thoughtful and affordable healthcare for your pets.  Dr. Rick Coufal, our founder, and lead veterinarian at Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic has provided compassionate pet care in the Black Forest area since 2000. 

Since 2015, Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic has grown to employ many highly qualified and caring veterinarians and staff that are passionate about serving your pets. As a local Colorado Springs company, we offer veterinary services designed to assist your furry friends in having a happy and healthy life. Our comprehensive wellness exams, emergency vet care services, regular vaccinations, dental care, and more are all designed to bring comfort and relief to your pets. 


We strive to be the best veterinary clinic in Colorado Springs through our dedication to providing comprehensive, caring, and affordable services. Each service we offer is administered by experienced, compassionate team members who prioritize the comfort and well-being of your furry family members. We believe in educating pet owners with transparent information about the services we offer, including prices, while never pushing for unnecessary services. We will be with you and your pet every step of the way, whether it’s a simple wellness check or preparing for end-of-life care. Learn more about our services and how we’ll help your pet be as happy and healthy as possible.


Our goal at Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic is to establish and foster trusting relationships with the pet-owning families in Colorado Springs. We are dedicated to educating each family that comes through our doors, and helping them make informed decisions regarding the care of their pet.

We are committed to providing high-quality, compassionate and personalized vet care that exceeds the expectations of the families we serve. We have an educated and caring staff that keeps our veterinary practice honest, affordable and compassionate. Find out why folks have deemed us the best veterinary clinic in Colorado Springs


In order to fulfill our mission of treating every pet and pet owner like family, we believe in listening to what our family members are saying about how we are doing. We want you and your pet to be comfortable with your experience at Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic, so check out what others are saying about their experience and reach out if you have any questions.

Melissa C.
Melissa C.
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They were professional and had great customer service. They were very thoughtful of my puppies care with her small size. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a place to care for their pets.
Nancy K.
Nancy K.
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We have been very pleased with the care our two cats have received. The vets are skilled/knowledgeable, kind, and caring, truly valuing each pet and pet parent. The techs have been gentle and loving with our cats at every appointment and the front desk staff are awesome, warm, welcoming, and very organized. A wonderful team!
Robyn B.
Robyn B.
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My dog has had every kind of issue. Ponderosa helped us with them all! Everything from helping her find a solution for her food & seasonal allergies, to fixing up hernias. The entire staff at Ponderosa are as friendly as my pooch!


Whether you are looking for a new vet, establishing a new life with a recently adopted pet, or need preventative care for a long-time friend, reach out to our compassionate team today. We understand how precious every moment is with your pet, and we want to do everything we can to help extend that time. Contact us to book an appointment, ask a question or learn more about our services!


Ready to schedule your appointment? Our address is 7471 Black Forest Rd at the corner of Woodman and Black Forest. We are located east of the Maverick Gas Station. Our team is ready to serve you and your pets — see you soon!


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we are hiring vets!

Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic is seeking an enthusiastic and caring veterinarian to work relief, part-time or full-time in our general practice. PVC is a full-service, 3+ doctor, small-animal veterinary hospital. We have established an excellent reputation for developing lasting relationships with our clients and for providing compassionate and quality care to our patients.