Urgent Care

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(360) 696-2529

We’re there when you need us most. If your pet is showing obvious signs of distress, please don’t hesitate to bring them in during our open hours. If possible, call ahead so that we can prepare and give you suggestions on keeping your pet safe during transit. Our clinic is fully equipped with x-ray capabilities, a lab, and a stocked pharmacy so we can diagnose any issues and, if we’re able, attend to your pet’s needs.

Experiencing an emergency? Call us to have your pet seen right away.

Outpatient services include an extensive in-house lab, high-quality digital radiography, emergency ultrasonography, soft tissue surgery, wound care, pain management, and a well-stocked in-house pharmacy.

Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 6 PM
Saturday 8 AM – 5 PM
(360) 696-2529

If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.

During regular business hours, we’re able to assist with urgent matters to your pet’s health. Equipped with the latest technology, an in-house laboratory, and a world-class surgical suite, we’re able to quickly diagnose and treat a wide variety of injuries and illnesses. Trust the expert Vancouver vets at Vancouver Veterinary Hospital to keep your pet healthy and happy.

When to seek out Urgent Care Services at Vancouver Vet Hospital:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Eyes: swelling, discharge, redness
  • Ears: discharge, debris, odor, twitching, scratching, shaking
  • Coughing or sneezing
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Straining to have a bowel movement
  • Change in urine color, frequency, or amount
  • Straining to urinate, dribbling urine
  • Change in amount of food or water intake
  • Change in behavior (depression, anxiety, sleepiness)
  • Wounds or bite marks
  • Minor trauma
  • Facial swelling, licking, or scratching
  • Skin itchiness, licking, or scratching
  • Limping or weakness
  • First time seizures
  • Minor open wounds
  • Changes in chronic conditions

When to seek Emergency Services at an Emergency/Referral facility elsewhere:

  • Serious trauma (hit by car, falls, gunshot)
  • Head or eye injuries
  • Irregular breathing, shortness of breath, prolonged or heavy panting
  • Heart disease or failure
  • Severe or sudden onset of pain
  • Blood loss
  • Broken bones
  • Exposure to toxins including rat poison and antifreeze
  • Hyper- or hypothermia (heat stroke or frostbite)
  • High fever
  • Serious burns
  • Cluster seizures or severe neurologic disease


If you’re not sure if your pet’s condition qualifies to be seen at the Urgent Care, please contact our Triage Team directly at: (360) 696-2529

Trusted, compassionate veterinary care in Vancouver, WA!

The Vancouver Veterinary Hospital team is here to provide exceptional care for our 4-legged friends.


1616 St Johns Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98661


Mon - Sun – 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Contact Info

Phone: (360) 696-2529
Fax: 360-696-0026
Email: vancouvervet@wellhaven.com

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