Ark Valley Animal Hospital

La Junta, Colorado's #1 Veterinary Hospital

Preventive Medicine * Vaccines * Boarding Services * Medical/Surgical and Emergency Care

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Wednesday & Friday
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Saturday
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

24-Hour Emergency Answering Service

(719) 383-2824

 

 

 

 

About Us
Our lab / work area.

Ark Valley Animal Hospital (AVAH) is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care.

We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and diagnostic laboratory as well as the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local specialty practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, x-ray equipment (medical/Dental) and a closely supervised hospitalization area.

Our in hospital surgical suite.

 

 

At AVAH we strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy

 

 

 

 

Services

    Preventative Medicine

    AVAH truly believes in taking care of your animal before a problem arises. We provide:

  • Puppy/Kitten wellness
    • Vaccines
    • Deworm
    • Heartworm Preventative
    • Flea/Tick Preventative
    • Spaying/Neutering
    • Dental Care
    • Behavioral Issues
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  • Adult Wellness
    • Yearly Exam
    • Heartworm Preventative/Test
    • Vaccines
    • Flea/Tick Preventative
    • Dental Care
    • Behavioral Issues
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  • Senior Wellness
    • Yearly Exam
    • Dental Care
    • Heartworm preventative/testing
    • Vaccines
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Senior Blood Panels (kidney, liver, thyroid)
    • Diet
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  • Dental
    • New Ultrasonic dental cleaner/polisher
    • New high/low speed drills
    • Ability to Bond chipped/fractured teeth
    • New dental radiograph machine
    • Client Education on care of teeth and ways to keep them clean
    • More extensive work if needed (i.e. extractions, gum flaps) or referral as needed
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    Medical / Surgical

    When your animals get sick we are ready to provide:

  • Extensive physical exams/consultations
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  • Work-up
    • In-house blood machines for brief/full blood panels, electrolytes & hematocrits
    • Urinalysis
    • Cytology
    • Brand new radiographic machine for in-house radiographs
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  • Medical Treatments
    • Hospitalization, IV�s, appropriate treatments, etc.
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  • Surgery - Soft tissue (i.e. abdominal exploratory, mass removals, bladder surgery, etc)
    • Some Orthopedics- Most orthopedics referred to Orthopedic Surgeons
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  • Connection to two referral centers for consults or referral as cases warrant
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    Emergency Care

    AVAH�s answering service is available 24 hours a day for emergencies after hours.

     

  • After hours and on weekends
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  • Answering service to take calls at all times. They will take your call and page Dr. Taullie
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  • Answering service will provide you with an alternative veterinary if Dr. Taullie is not available