Ferret Vets in Colorado

(Ferret Vets in Colorado … I’m always happy to add sites which have been recommended by other ferret owners so if you have a good ferret vet who is not listed here, please let me know and I’ll put the details on this page … I reckon it’s great to have a list of vets we know are good so that if our ferrets ever get sick, we’ll feel comfortable in the knowledge that our pets will get the best treatment possible from a vet who knows what he’s doing!)



Adams County Animal Hospital



Loving Family Animal Hospital

Parkside Animal Health Center



Lone Rock Veterinary Hospital  (Lori C Johnson, DVM)



Valley Emergency Pet Care and Referral Center (VEPC)



Living Springs Veterinary Care



Adobe Animal Hospital  (Joseph Bock, DVM)

Action Housecall Practice (mobile vet) (Wendy Ostgaar, DVM)

Alpenglow Veterinary Specialty Emergency Care **For After Hours Emergency** (Listed on the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption site)

Alpine Hospital for Animals  (Dr Daniel Mones)  (Listed on the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ website)

Arapahoe Animal Hospital  (Greg Hayes, DVM)

Boulder Emergency Pet Clinic  (Lisa Carroll, DVM)

North Boulder Companion Animal Hospital  (Susan Patton, DVM & Mary Esh, DVM)



Broomfield Veterinary Hospital  (Dr Bill Guerrera)  (Listed on the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ website, as well as on the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption site)



Aurora Animal Hospital

Homestead Animal Services  (Jerry LaBonde, DVM & John Summar, DVM) (Listed on both the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians & the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption sites)

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic  (Melanie Marsden, DVM)


Colorado Springs

Aspen View Veterinary Hospital (Dr Chmelka)

Bear Creek Veterinary Care

Bijou Animal Hospital

Dublin Animal Hospital

East Springs Animal Hospital

Mountain Shadows Pet Hospital

Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic

Village Center Veterinary Care  (Dr Anne Pierce, DVM) (Dr Pierce has her own ferrets, two girls called Zing and Quittit!) (Listed on the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption site)



Montezuma Veterinary Clinic



Mesa Veterinary Hospital (MVH)  (Steve Batch, DVM & Julia Katzenbach, DVM) (Dr Katzenbach is listed on the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ website)

Thrive Veterinary Care  (Dr Krista A Keller) (Listed on the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption site)

VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital

Vetcare Animal Hospital  (Steve Feldman, DVM) (Listed on the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption site)



Cherrelyn Animal Hospital  (Jerry Koster, DVM)



Erie Animal Hospital



Beaver Brook Pet Center



Willowbrook Animal Clinic



Carbon Valley Animal Hospital (Lesya Ukrainchuk, DVM) (Dr Ukrainchuk is listed on the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ website)


Fort Collins

Avian, Exotics and Zoological Medicine @ CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Cache La Poudre Veterinary Clinic

Raintree Animal Hospital

Trilby Companion Animal Hospital  (Laura Clough, DVM) (Listed on the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ website)



Peak View Animal Hospital



Arrowhead Veterinary Services  (Paul Bingham, DVM)  (Highly recommended by a ferret owner who says Dr Bingham is “awesome”)



Francis Veterinary Hospital

GoldenView Veterinary Hospital  (Kris Ahlgrim, DVM & Sareena Enloe, DVM)  (Listed on the following websites : the AFA, the AEMV & the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption)

Table Mountain Veterinary Clinic


Grand Junction

All Pets Center  (Dr Bruce Kronkright)

Orchard Mesa Veterinary Hospital



Sheep Draw Veterinary Hospital

St Michaels Companion Animal Hospital  (Whitnee Patten, DVM)

West Ridge Animal Hospital  (Colin Combs, DVM)


Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch Animal Clinic

Quebec Highlands Animal Clinic

Rocky Mountain Small Animal Hospital  (Drs Allen Tancher & Robert Bean)



Lafayette Companion Animal Hospital



Stockton Pet Hospital  (William C Wilcox, DVM)  (NOT recommended by a ferret owner as they didn’t have suitable catheter for her ferret’s operation. However she did say that she had “an overall good experience with staff”)

The Glens Animal & Bird Hospital  (Marc Davis, DVM)

VCA Anderson Animal Hospital



Canyon View Animal Hospital  (Paula Bumpers, DVM)  (Listed on the following websites : the AFA, the AEMV & the Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption)

Just For Paws Veterinary Hospital

VCA Dakota Ridge Animal Hospital



Olde Towne Animal Medical Center

Tender Loving Care Animal Hospital


Lone Tree

Lone Tree Veterinary Medical Center  (L S Burstein, DVM)



Louisville Family Animal Hospital  (Dr Greg Collins)

VCA Centennial Valley Animal Hospital



Aspen Wing Bird and Animal Hospital   (Dr Jolynn Chappell) (Listed on the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ website)


North Colorado Springs

Animal Emergency Care Centers


Pagosa Springs

Elk Park Animal Hospital



Pets & Friends Animal Hospital


Pueblo West

Hilltop Pet Clinic  (Dr Kathleen Harris)


Silver Cliff

High Peaks Animal Hospital


South Colorado Springs

Animal Emergency Care Centers



Telluride Veterinary Clinic



Huron Animal Hospital  (Rick Heller, DVM)



Northside Emergency Pet Clinic  (Kelly Barrett, DVM)



Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital  (Dr Kathryn Touran)



(Last updated July 2015)


DISCLAIMER: The vets listed have either been recommended, or have advised me personally that they are happy to treat ferrets, or have mentioned that they treat ferrets, exotic pets &/or pocket pets on their website. However I have no firsthand knowledge of how experienced any of the vets are with ferrets.
It is up to you to make sure that you are happy with the treatment your ferret is getting from your vet. If you have any doubts at all, please think about getting a second opinion so that you know that your pet is getting the best possible treatment available.


While I have made every effort to ensure that the information contained on my page is free from error, I don’t warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information.


Ferret Vets in Colorado — 4 Comments

  1. My partner and I recently moved to Colorado and found Stockton Pet Hospital as the only vet recommended in Lakewood on this list and had to take our ferret in for emergency eval due to lethargy and diarrhea. Unfortunately she now needs surgery, and despite having an overall good experience with staff I must insist that this agency be taken off this list because they do not carry catheters small enough for a ferret, therefore ensuring continued complications during surgery. I do not feel they should be recommended for ferret care until they have supplies appropriate for ferret care.

  2. Hi Jodie
    So sorry to hear that your little one needs an operation and that Stockton Pet Hospital were not properly equipped for it 🙁
    I decided to leave the listing on this page but added your comment because if someone has a sick ferret that might just need medication and not an operation, they might find this clinic good for their needs, especially if the staff are nice.
    What did you have to do with your ferret? Did you find another vet who could operate on it? I hope all goes well and your ferret recovers fully.
    I hunted around and found two more vets for Lakewood so while I hope you won’t need one again in a while, at least now you have a choice of who to go to.
    I hope you’ll let me know if you find a really good ferret vet in your neck of the woods so that I can put that comment up 😀
    Hugs to your sick baby from me and my guys down under.

  3. My husband and I recently moved to the Vail area in CO and have had no luck finding a vet close by. Does anyone know of any vets close to the Vail area? Thanks, much appreciated

  4. Briana, I haven’t been able to find a ferret vet in Vail but I did find this phone number which may – or may not – be helpful!


    I hope you’ll get some answers from them!
    Fingers crossed!

    Wait! Wait! I found this … Mountain Mobile Veterinary Service.
    One of the vets, Dr Liz Foster, has a ferret in her family so hopefully she will be able to held your ferret, if need be!


    If it turns out that they are ferret vets, would you please let me know, Briana, so that I can add them to my Colorado vets page?
    Many thanks 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Guests are limited to images that are no larger than 250KB, and to only jpeg, pjpeg, png file types.