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10140 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
At a Glance

24/7 Emergency & Critical Care, Board Certified Specialty Services in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Leadership Team

The leadership team at Wheat Ridge works collaboratively to support the medical and hospital teams, our patients, referring veterinarians and pet owners.

Hospital Director

Medical Director, Veterinary Dermatologist

Associate Medical Director, Emergency Veterinarian

Hospital Services Manager

Melissa Kinzer

Veterinary Surgeon

Hospital Services Manager

Highlights of Diagnostics and Treatments

The following are incomplete lists. Please contact us if you are seeking a service or treatment not listed below.

Your questions are important to us. We are accessible by phone or online 24 hours per day.

Diagnostic Modalities
  • Diagnostic Imaging: Computed Tomography (CT) – 64-Slice, Radiography, MRI – 1.5 Tesla
  • Ultrasonography: Abdomen, Cardiac, Thoracic, Musculoskeletal
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • In-House Laboratory
  • Ophthalmic Diode Laser System
  • Spinal Tap
  • Video Scoping: Endoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Cystoscopy, Colonoscopy, and more
  • Blood & Plasma Transfusion Medicine
  • Platelet & Stem Cell Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Phacoemulsification Surgery
  • Operating Microscope
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Integrative Pain Management
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Arthroscopy
  • Oxygen Therapy

The medical team at Wheat Ridge is comprised of resilient and skilled emergency doctors, veterinary specialists, practice limited specialists, house officers, certified veterinary technicians, specialized and non-specialized veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, client care coordinators and more.

Our Team
Emergency/Critical Care

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital is a 24-hour emergency/critical care and specialty veterinary hospital dedicated to providing compassionate medical care to the dogs and cats entrusted to our care.

Board Certified Specialty Services
  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology, in association with Petcardia
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Emergency & Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery
Veterinary Services
  • Acupuncture
  • Blood Bank
  • Dental Care
  • Primary Pet Care
  • Elder Pet Care
Submit a Veterinary Referral

The rVetLink portal allows you to submit referrals and stay up to date with timely communications throughout each patient’s treatment at Wheat Ridge. Patient information includes:

  • Medical summaries: history, diagnosis, and prognosis
  • Lab results and other diagnostic test results
  • Discharge instructions
  • Medications prescribed

If you have questions related to the portal, please contact us.

Resources for Your Patients

Clinical Studies

Coming Soon

Resources for Doctors

Continuing Education

Coming Soon

Wheat Ridge
Animal Hospital

10140 W. 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033


Vision Statement

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital will be the premier veterinary hospital in the state, providing unsurpassed veterinary care and client service, offering the best possible clinical outcomes for our patients and an empathetic partner in the process for our clients.

Bill Cicero, BS, MBA, Hospital Director

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