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Information for Veterinarians

How Will I Be Informed​ About My Client’s Progress?

Every effort will be made to send a referring veterinarian letter within 24 hours.

You may also receive a copy of the client dismissal form within 24 hours. It is our top priority to keep all referring veterinarians informed of their clients visit to Critical Care Services. Please note that at times, a client may choose not to disclose rDVM contact information with our hospital.

If at anytime you have questions about referred cases, call (970) 297-5000 and we will connect you with the appropriate clinician.




​Call ahead to notify us of your client's arrival (970) 297-5000.

Please forward any pertinent medical records to or send records with the client.

What Advanced Treatment Modalities Do You Offer?

In conjunction with other specialty services within the hospital, we provide comprehensive intensive patient monitoring and management for a full spectrum of disorders overseen by our board certified criticalists and cared for by specialty-trained nursing staff 24/7.
Treatment options we offer include, but are not limited to:
  • Comprehensive fluid therapy
  • Transfusion therapy
  • Electrolyte/acid based disorders
  • Central, multilumen, PICC IV catheters
  • Trauma resuscitation
  • Continuous rate infusions (CRIs) of drugs
  • Pain management
  • Multiparameter monitoring (EKG, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, capnography)
  • Oxygen supplementation
  • Arterial blood gas monitoring
  • Chest tube placement, management, continuous drainage
  • Critical care mechanical ventilation
  • Post-operative critical care management

 Stray Animal Policy


Stray animal policy

If you find a stray animal, please call the
Larimer Humane Society, 3501 E​. 74th St., Loveland, (Map​​), (970) 226-3647.

Please DO NOT bring stray animals to the hospital during these hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

The hospital will accept stray animals when the Humane Society is closed:
Monday-Friday 6 p.m.-8 a.m.
Saturday-Sunday 4 p.m.-8 a.m.​​​

Contact Us:
Colorado State University
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523

(970) 297-5000

(970) 297-1205

Emergency Call Ahead:
(970) 297-5000