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Your Veterinarian in Arvada,CO
Call us at 303-467-9212

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Arvada Flats Veterinary Hospital is a five-doctor small and exotic animal wellness clinic nestled in the foothills of west Arvada between Golden and Boulder. We specialize in state-of-the-art medical care with a compassionate approach towards pets and owners that is unparalleled. Our team of friendly and knowledgeable staff work hard to be sure your pets receive loving, gentle healthcare while you, as the owner, receive valuable information and all available options to the specific needs of your pet. Whether you're coming to Arvada Flats with a puppy, geriatric pet, surgical or dentistry need... you'll be in very good hands.

If your pet is in need of urgent care please call our office number at 303-467-9212, we check our e-mails periodically throughout the day, but in an emergency calling is always better. To schedule an appointment with one of our wonderful doctors please use the tab at the top right of this site, call, or e-mail our office. We look forward to talking to you soon!

At Arvada Flats Veterinary Hospital you and your furry loved one will always receive Professional Pet Care with a Personal Touch!

We have a new groomer Amber Lucero, please call to schedule an appointment 303-467-9212!

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If you live in Arvada or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Gretchen Bassett and her team of caring doctors are licensed CO veterinarian, who specialize in treating all breeds of dogs, cats and many exotic pets as well. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Arvada Flats Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Gretchen Bassett, Dr. Kelly Best, Dr. Sabrina Stone, and Dr. Valerie Bender have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Arvada veterinarians. Please find comfort in knowing that we genuinely care for all of our client’s pets, including our nervous patients who may ‘less than love’ their doctor visits. It’s important to our entire team that each patient is treated kindly and gently, as if they were our own beloved family pets.

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 site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. Our yearly wellness appointment visits are designed for you to engage as much or as little as you like with our team. We will do a comprehensive breed based exam on your pet and discuss their health, as well as a preventive approach to aging that is specific for your pet’s breed/activity and lifestyle. If you have any questions, call 303-467-9212 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for pets in our community and their owners.

At Arvada Flats Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Gretchen Bassett 
Dr. Kelly Best 
Dr. Sabrina Stone 
Dr. Valerie Bender 
Dr. Megan Schneider 

Arvada Veterinarians | Arvada Flats Veterinary Hospital | 303-467-9212

6305 Eldridge St
Arvada, CO 80004


Monday-Friday 7:30 am-7:00 pm. Open every other Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Arvada Flats Veterinary Hospital


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-1:00 pm



These are the Saturdays that we are open for the next 4 months: 

April 10th and 24th 
May 8th and 22nd 
June 5th and 19th 
July 3rd, 17th and 31st 


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The staff is really nice and so helpful with everything when it comes to my fur baby. Pricing is similar to other vets in the area and I feel like they go above and beyond to make sure your animal is taken care of."
    Lori S.
  • ""Thom and I have been bringing our dogs to Arvada Flats for over 20 years. The staff at Arvada Flats have cared for and loved our pets through sickness and in health. When their time came to cross the rainbow bridge the staff treated us and our animals with love and compassion""
    Thom and Diane K.
  • ""I have to admit that Rich and I are definitely dog people. We have a very deep appreciation for that special connection that exists between humans and their beloved four legged friends. Over the past 14 years or so, our two Pugs enjoyed outstanding veterinary care to the point that when we would take walks near the Arvada West Clinic, our two Pugs would start to redirect their walking toward the clinic as if that was really “Their Home”. The caring staff at Arvada Flats fully understands and appreciates that connection as well. Dr. Bassett and Dr. Larson in particular, consistently provided special medical support to each of our Patient Pugs. We've always felt that not only were our dogs an integral part of our own family, they were welcome members of the Arvada Flats family as well. Their technical staff steadfastly delivered the most effective and caring treatments possible to our furry friends! We cannot thank them enough for all of their TLC.""
    Donna and Rich F.

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