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

Your Colorado Springs Vet Frequently Asked Questions

At Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic, we believe in empowering each of our patients with thorough, transparent, and helpful information so you feel confident we have your pet’s best interest in mind. Below, you’ll find answers to some of the most common questions we get as a vet clinic in Colorado Springs.

For additional pet owner information, read our blog or contact us; one of our compassionate team members will help answer your questions.

Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic welcomes dogs and cats of all breeds and ages!

We highly recommend that you make an appointment for your pet. You can call our office at 719-433-7671 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.

If it is an emergency, give us a call, and we’ll see what we can do to make sure that your pet gets seen as soon as possible.

Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic is located on the southeast corner of Black Forest Road and Woodmen Rd. You can get more detailed directions here, or if you are having difficulties finding our office, you can call us any time too.

If it is your first time visiting us, please bring or have your prior veterinarian send over any documents regarding your pet’s health. We also ask for your pet’s current vaccination records. You can also call us before your appointment, and we can get the records from your previous vet.

We do our best to get you in as soon as possible to see our veterinarians. We understand that you have a busy schedule, and we want to make sure that you and your pet get the care they need.

If there is an emergency, or if our office is extremely busy, the wait time may be longer.

We do accept CareCredit. If you have pet insurance, we can provide a detailed bill that you can submit to your insurance company.

We do not offer payment plans at Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic. Payment is due at the time of service.

If there is an emergency during business hours, please call our direct phone line, and we’ll do what we can to get you seen ASAP.

If you have an emergency when our office is closed, we recommend you call a nearby animal hospital that is open 24 hours. We recommend Powers Pet Emergency for 24/7 ER Care; their number is (719) 473-0482.

After your appointment, we will be happy to print out a copy of your visit or any of the records we have on file for your furry loved one.

If you are unable to make it to our Colorado Springs vet clinic, you’re more than welcome to give us a call or send us an email to request your pet’s medical records. We can also fax them over.

We recommend bringing your pet in at least once a year for a wellness exam! Even if your pet is in good health, we look over heart and lung health, eyes, ears, skin, and any changes in weight, behavior, and physical appearance regarding lumps, swelling, and more.

We check for things you may overlook on the surface to prevent any possible issues from developing. It is also a great time to ask your veterinarian any questions that you might have.

If your dog or cat is older, we recommend bringing them in for a wellness exam more frequently than once a year. Preventative care will vary based on your animal’s age, breed, and lifestyle.

Of course! We offer microchipping services in Colorado Springs for your dog and cat. Call us or fill out our contact form to schedule your appointment, or click here to learn more about our microchipping services

If you cannot make it to your appointment, please call us as soon as possible so we can reschedule. We understand that life can get busy, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

At Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic, we offer the best vet services in Colorado Springs! Our services include wellness exams, dental care, pet vaccinations, microchipping, lab work and diagnostics, pet health certificates, and so much more.

We also have many other resources on our blog and pet resources page. From pet nutrition guides to advice on choosing the best veterinarian, we’ve got you covered. Check it out!

Yes, we do offer spay and neuter services in Colorado Springs. Please schedule an appointment with us to discuss the best options for your pet.

To ensure the best experience for you and your pet, we recommend you bring a list of questions or concerns to discuss with us. We also recommend getting any relevant medical records or test results from previous appointments.

Also, please bring your pet’s ID, whether that’s their collar or tag. Lastly, it’s a good idea to bring a blanket or toy to help keep your pet comfortable during the appointment.

Resources for First-Time Patients at Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic

At Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic, we’re committed to helping pet owners in Colorado Springs with all their vet care needs. So if you’re ready to schedule an appointment with our team, give us a call or fill out our contact form. 

We look forward to meeting you and your furry loved one! Don’t forget to check out what to expect before your first appointment and meet the team to get familiar with our clinic.

More Tips For Pet Owners

We offer helpful tips and advice on pet care, nutrition, behaviors, vaccinations, and more. Learn more about how to ensure your pet is thriving. Plus, get great community tips from those who love exploring Colorado Springs with their pets.

We’re passionate about helping pet owners in Colorado Springs and beyond. Check out our blog for great content on your furry friends!

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Schedule an Appointment Today With Your Affordable Vet in Colorado Springs

We love living and playing in Colorado Springs and helping out our pet friends in the process. Whether you’re looking for regular wellness care, vaccinations, microchipping, or pet health resources, we’re here to help at Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic. 

Schedule an appointment with us today and get the best vet care in Colorado Springs. We look forward to welcoming you and your pet into our family! As always, contact us if you need more information before your appointment. We’re happy to be your compassionate, affordable vet in Colorado Springs.

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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.