Your Guide to Owning a Pet in Chaffee County




If you are new to the area or recently brought home a new furry family member, check out this helpful list of pet resources local to Chaffee County.

Please note: If you are a local business that caters to pets and would like to be included in this list, please email creese@ark-valley.org with your business information.

Behavior Training:

Laura Bussing (Gone To The Dogs)

719-539-4220

235 West Hwy 50

Salida, CO

Laura Pintane

719-539-2503

Salida, CO

Pet Boarding/Daycare:

Alpha Dog Care

719-539-5481

165 Quigot Court

Poncha Springs, CO

*Overnight Boarding *Half and Full Day Daycare 

Gone To The Dogs

719-539-4220 (Salida)

719-966-5445 (B.V.)

Wag-N-Tails

719-539-9246(WAGN)

10525 Co Rd 120 

Salida,Colo

Boarding and daycare

Big Sky Ranch Bed & Biscuit

970-333-0277

Located in  Jefferson County, Colorado

www.bigskyranchbedandbiscuit.com

mention AVHS and they will donate money to the shelter!

 

Grooming:

Gone To The Dogs

719-539-4220 (Salida)

719-966-5445 (B.V.)

Mountain Mutt (dogs only)

719-395-3900

Pet Sitters:

Ana Roth

719-966-9406

Companion Care (Serves Salida)

719-539-3224

CompanionPetandHorseCare.com

No overnights

Double J Cross Kennels

719-539-4080

Dr. J’s Pet Sitting (Serves all of Chaffee County)

970-219-0628

Email: eyedoctorlogan@gmail.com

*No overnights *Walks dogs

Mikayla Kavanagh (B.V.)

719-966-9866

Ruby Osberg (Salida)

719-539-2495

Pet Supply Stores:

Gone To The Dogs

719-539-4220 (Salida)

719-966-5445 (B.V.)

Murdoch’s (Salida)

719-539-2767

Tractor Supply Company (B.V.)

719-395-8621

Veterinary Clinics:

Animal Care Center

120 Palhone Parkway

Poncha Springs, CO

Buena Vista Vet Clinic

719-395-8239

30400 US Hwy 24

Buena Vista, CO

Cottonwood Veterinary Service

719-395-8900

104 Isabel Court

Buena Vista, CO

Mountain Home Veterinary Clinic

(719) 942-4844

10300 US HWY 50

Howard, CO

Mountain Shadows Animal Hospital

719-539-2533

9171 West Hwy 50

Salida, CO

Salida Veterinary Hospital

719-539-1307

1628 H Street

Salida, CO

Mobile Veterinarians:

At Home Pet Doctor

719-839-0446

Buena Vista, CO

Central Colorado Veterinary Service

719-239-1725

Salida, CO

Your Best Friends Mobile Veterinary Service

719-395-0968

Buena Vista, CO

Pet Cremations:

Ark-Valley Humane Society- 719-395-2737 or to learn more about our cremation services, click here.

Pet Waste Removal Service:

V.I.Poop – 719-207-1722

Allergy Sensitive Dog Treats:

Bailey Bites – https://baileybites.com/

Additional Resources from Best Friends Animal Society

Dog Care: http://bestfriends.org/resources/dogs

Cat Care: http://bestfriends.org/resources/cats

Other Animal Care: http://bestfriends.org/resources/other-animals

General Pet Care: http://bestfriends.org/resources/general-pet-care

Preventing Pit Bull Discrimination: http://bestfriends.org/resources/pit-bull-terriers


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