Pet Emergency Care
Medical Lake Veterinary Hospital offers quality emergency care during regular business hours.
Emergency Care Hours
Monday – Saturday: 7:30am – 5:30pm
While we understand you may not always be in a position to call in advance, if you are able to do so safely, it will help our staff be prepared for your pet’s arrival.
In certain circumstances, or for more severe situations, we may direct you to the nearest 24/7 facility.
- Pale gums
- Rapid or difficulty breathing
- Weak or rapid pulse
- Change in body temperature
- Difficulty standing
- Apparent paralysis
- Loss of Consciousness
- Not eating or drinking for more than two days
- Fall from a height
- Difficulty giving birth
- Serious trauma
- Excessive or hard-to-control bleeding
If your pet has an emergency outside of our business hours, we recommend the following veterinary hospital(s):
Washington State University
College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Farm animal and small animal after-hours care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
If you think your pet may have eaten something toxic:
Immediately call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center‘s 24-hour hotline at (888) 426-4435. Trained toxicologists will consider the age and health of your pet, what was ingested, and then make a recommendation about what action should be taken.
Call us or schedule an appointment online.
Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.
Put a plan together for your pet.