Pet Hospital in Arvada, CO

Arvada West

Arvada West(Previously Arvada West Veterinary Hospital)

5736 Ward Way
Arvada, CO  80002

(303) 467-0345

Hospital Number: 4026

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  • Banfield Pet Hospital
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  • Description
    Look to the Banfield Pet Hospital® in Arvada, Colorado as your partner in quality pet care. From thorough physical exams and lab work-ups, to dental cleanings, x-rays and surgery, this full service pet hospital is committed to the long-term health and happiness of your pet.Let us show you how an Optimum Wellness Plan® ensures ongoing preventive care for your pet, at every life and health stage.

    We have an alpine-style hospital featuring an airy and welcoming lobby with a snack/beverage corner and a "young veterinarians" play area. The hospital has five exam rooms with one reserved exclusively for cats to help minimize stress during their visits. We also offer ultrasounds conducted and evaluated by a board-certified radiologist, and we are an AAHA Accredited Hospital.

    In emergency situations, please contact the nearest hospitals:
    Wheatridge Animal Hospital (303) 235-2926
    Animal Urgent Care  (303) 420-7387

    This hospital was previously Arvada West Veterinary Hospital.
    Have you visited this location? Then please submit your review to Banfield Pet Hospital.
  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • CareCredit
    • Acupuncture
    • Veterinary Care for Exotic Pets
    • Dental Digital X-Ray
    • Laser Therapy
    • Cat Friendly Practice by the American Association of Feline Practitioners ®
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Steve Dick

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. Steve Dick graduated in 2003 from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, he entered Active Duty in the US Army Veterinary Corps with assignments at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC; Ft. Lewis, WA; and a one-year deployment to Kuwait. In 2007, Dr. Dick joined Banfield as the Chief of Staff in St. Paul, MN, then moved to Colorado in 2010 to take the same role at the Littleton Banfield. From 2012-2016, he was the Medical Director for the Colorado North market, supporting 16 hospitals, before transferring to the South Market in 2017. Dr. Dick joined the Arvada West Veterinary Hospital team as the Chief of Staff in August 2018. His family includes his wife, Jen; son, Ephram; dog, Finn; turtle, Tiny Tim; and a few fish. In his free-time, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking, tennis, traveling, and camping with his family. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Colleen Mathews


    Dr. Colleen Mathews grew up on the shores of Lake Michigan in Illinois. After college, she headed west for Colorado and graduated from CSU Veterinary School. In 2004, she became certified in acupuncture and did a brief internship with a holistic veterinarian in Longmont. Dr. Mathews has been working in the Golden, Arvada and Evergreen area since 1997. In her free time, she enjoys wandering the mountains with her dogs, photography, biking, and camping. Her animal family includes Oakley, pictured here, as well as Jordy, a Chihuahua mix, a cat named Cayenne, and 2 goldfish. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Erin Wendt


    Dr. Erin Wendt is an Indiana native who vacationed often in Colorado with her family and decided to make a permanent move three years ago. After completing her undergraduate degree in zoology at Michigan State, she attended veterinary school at Purdue. During veterinary school, Dr. Wendt completed a study abroad program in South Africa working with native wildlife species and another program in Brno, Czech Republic assisting in equine, small animal, and exotic animal clinics. Dr. Wendt is now certified as a Fear Free Practitioner after taking numerous hours of training and passing certification exams. She is dedicated to taking the “pet out of petrified” when pets and their families visit us for an appointment. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Ben Read


    Dr. Ben Read completed his veterinary education at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies and his clinical year at Washington State University. Following a family tradition, Dr. Read became a veterinarian after observing veterinary medicine up close throughout his life as his father is a veterinarian with over thirty years in practice! Dr. Read is excited to make the move to “Colorful Colorado” to enjoy hiking, camping, and photography. He’s also a musician, as are several members of our team, and plays several instruments including the drums. Since we don’t have a garage, we may have to start an “attic” band soon! More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Pranav Chawla


    Dr. Chawla hails from Ocean Township, NJ. In 2009, he received his bachelor’s degree in animal sciences from the University of Maryland and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from St. George’s University in 2014. Dr. Chawla completed clinical training at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the Southern California Veterinary Specialty Hospital. After moving to Columbus, OH, Dr. Chawla worked in emergency and critical care medicine, shelter medicine, as a general practitioner and dedicated much of 2017 and 2018 volunteering for a non-profit organization that provides veterinary care to pet owners in need. Dr. Chawla and his wife, Gracie, moved to Denver in August of 2018 and in his free time, he enjoys exercise, playing music, cooking, reading, and traveling. He and his wife share their home with a Caribbean farm dog named Mr. Flea and a Caribbean wildcat named Louie. More Details >>

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