Elk Park Animal Hospital

We’ll give your pet the best possible care in a loving environment. Call us now!

Veterinary Services

Small Animal Services, Large Animal Services, Grooming Services, and more.

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Pagosa Springs, CO

Elk Park Animal Hospital provides compassionate care

Dr. Thompson has utilized acupuncture and herbal medicine on horses, cattle, dogs, cats, llamas, alpacas, rabbits, pet birds, and chickens. These modalities open the door to many therapeutic options for various species. Let us know if you have questions on how we might be able to help with your pet or ranch animals. 

Dr. Donald Thompson

Veterinary Services in Pagosa Springs, CO

Our staff is available to respond to emergencies for your pets and ranch stock as much as possible after regular office hours, on weekends, and holidays.
Small Animal Services

Our state-of-the-art clinic is fully equipped to handle all issues when it comes to small animals. Utilizing Eastern and Western medicine allows Elk Park Animal Hospital to provide the highest level of care. We’re committed to your pet’s health with in-house diagnostic equipment and the best preventative care. Our Small Animal Services, available to all animals in Pagosa Springs, help you give your loving pet the attention and care needed.

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Large Animal Services
From horses to your domesticated livestock, no problem is too large for Elk Park Animal Hospital. Dr. Thompson grew up on a registered Holstein-Fresian dairy farm and is here for any of your ranch needs. Whether at the ranch or in the clinic, your large animal’s health is our highest priority.

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Pet State-of-the-Art-Diagnostics

Our in-house blood analyzers allow us to offer various tests with results in as little as fifteen minutes. We can run CBCs, full chemistry panels, thyroid tests, SDMA, Parvo Virus tests, and Heartworm tests, all with results on the same day and no need for a reference lab!

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Pet Boarding

Elk Park Animal Hospital can house your furry friends while you are away. Our pet hotel is fully equipped to be your pet’s home away from home. Call to schedule a reservation today or to take a tour of our facility.

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Pet End-of-Life Services

 The hardest part of owning an animal is knowing when to say goodbye. Give us a call to set up a consultation with our doctor or fill out a Quality of Life scorecard.

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Pet Wellness Package

Save on your pet’s wellness care with our wellness package, which includes:

  • Examination
  • Blood Panel (CBC & Basic Chemistry)
  • Heartworm and Basic Tick Disease Test
  • Fecal Exam for GI Parasites
  • Urinalysis
  • Nail Trim, Anal Gland Expression, & Ear Cleaning
  • Same-Day Discounts: 10% off Tri-heart/Bravecto, 15% off Vaccines, & 30% off Full Acupuncture Treatments

    Package Price: $625
    Total Value of $750 Ala Carte

    (No substitutions or discounting if all services cannot be performed due to non-compliant pet)

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    About Elk Park Animal Hospital

    Dr. Donald Thompson, owner of Elk Park Animal Hospital, grew up on a registered Holstein-Friesian dairy farm with nine siblings on the Canadian border of New York. In 1984, he graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and began a large and small animal practice in Vermont until selling that Northeastern practice in 2012 to relocate to Pagosa Springs.