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Welcome to Red Hill Animal Health Center

Your Pet's Veterinarian from Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, Basalt,  Aspen CO and beyond

Call us at (970) 704-0403 or TEXT (970) 500-5545

Or email us at [email protected]

Covid 19 Update: We are currently still operating and fully staffed to care for your pet's needs including veterinary care, boarding/daycare and  grooming.  Please visit our link at the top of the page on Covid 19 for more information.

 After hours - please call Valley Emergency Pet Center at  970-927-5066



PRACTICENAME} has been your trusted full service veterinary and pet care center from Glenwood Springs to Aspen and beyond, we have cared for pets in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2000.

We are committed to providing you and your pet with individually designed, affordable, and high quality veterinary care. This customized approach to you and your pets needs is what makes us so special. 

We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. This means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion and keeping them  healthy is our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets.  Because your pets deserve nothing less. 

AAHA hospitals are evaluated on approximately 900 standards of veterinary excellence in order to become accredited. AAHA-accredited hospitals are recognized among the finest in the industry, and are consistently at the forefront of advanced veterinary                                                                  medicine.

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We offer the following pet care services for your convenience:

Wellness and preventative veterinary care

Urgent care

Spay/neuter and soft-tissue surgery

On-call orthopedic veterinary surgeon

Advance dental care and treatment

Cat Friendly Practice

Complete in-house laboratory

Digital Radiography

Specialized diets and nutritional supplements

Therapeutic laser treatment 

On-line Pharmacy

And more!

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Looking for additional pet services? Look no further. We also offer:

Doggie daycare

Overnight canine and feline boarding

Full-service canine and feline grooming

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We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our website, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals includes ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. Becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the continued success of your animal’s health.  If you want to ask a question, call (970) 704-0403 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. 


Red Hill Animal Health Center is conveniently located – you can find a map to our hospital at the bottom of this page  or on our Contact Us page. 


At Red Hill Animal Health Center you and your four-legged friend will be warmly greeted by our staff to a beautiful, spacious and clean facility where we will take a every measure possible to give your pet(s) the care they deserve. We look forward to meeting you or seeing you again soon!



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Dr. James Ziegler, Dr. Rachael Breland, and the Red Hill Staff

Carbondale Veterinarian | Red Hill Animal Health Center | (970) 704-0403

955 Cowen Drive
Carbondale, CO 81623

[email protected]

Meet The Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • James Ziegler
    DVM

    Dr. Ziegler comes to us after serving as a general practice veterinarian on the Front Range for eleven years. Practice before that included working at the Aspen and Carbondale Animal Hospitals for one year and a one-year rotating internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital. While growing up in the mountains west of Denver, Dr. Ziegler always wanted to become a veterinarian. A long detour included becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician at Colorado Mountain College which brought him to the Roaring Fork Valley in 1986. While attending CMC, Dr. Z. worked at a local ranch and other businesses which built character and a strong work ethic.

  • Dr.
    Rachael Breland
    DVM

    Meet the newest addition to our amazing staff!! Dr. Rachael Breland.  Dr. Breland graduated with both her undergraduate and veterinary degrees from Auburn University in Alabama. After graduating in 2009, Dr. Breland began her career as a veterinarian at a large practice in Birmingham, Alabama. Read more about Dr. Breland on our About Us page.

PETSIMONIALS

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Beautiful facilities are not the reason behind a successful business, it's the people. This is especially true at Red Hill. I'm spreading the word; to be able to say something nice, rather than nothing at all is valuable juju from childhood! It's obvious each pet is treated with dignity and compassion. I'm impressed."
    Deborah E., Carbondale
  • "My dogs, past and present have been coming to Red Hill for boarding and vaccinations when we are at our home in Snowmass. Today, Dr. Natalya Taylor cleaned the teeth of our two Havanese. It was a great experience- Dr. Taylor’s and the tech’s (Brigitte) expertise, knowledge, caring and caution - made this about the best dog-care experience I have ever had. I would 100% recommend Dr. Taylor and staff for any type of dog care. The support staff are really helpful and knowledgeable and the practice is well-organized Thanks, again, Red Hill."
    Marina H., Snowmass Village
  • "The best, most, caring, amazing vets I've ever experienced in 55 years. I simply cannot say more. The are just the best with fair prices, incredible staff and a lovely atmosphere where your pet is greeted like royalty and cared for the same way."
    Kellee M., Snowmass
  • "Dr Ziegler is caring, knowledgeable and your pet's best advocate. I traveled from Boulder to have him perform my dog's needed surgery. ..and would do it again in a heartbeat...The Carbondale community is very lucky to have him."
    Mary D., Niwot Carbondale, CO
  • "Please see that Dr Ziegler gets my deep appreciation for all that he does for Dude and me. We have seen many veterinarians over the years , Jim Ziegler beats them all, hands down. If you can post this so other dog lovers can read the message it would be a good thing See you next summer!"
    Bruce S. and Dude, Carbondale, CO

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am

5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am

5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Boarding Check-ins and Check-outs