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Veterinary Teaching Hospital
24-Hour Emergency
Veterinary Care
Care for your large or small animal, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

When there is an emergency, you can count on us to be here for you, no matter the time of the day or night. We know emergencies are stressful, but our team of experienced and compassionate veterinarians is always available to provide immediate assistance to your small animal pet, horse, camel, or farm animal. 

How to recognize an emergency

When your pet is injured or feeling sick, it is natural to feel scared and anxious, especially in times when you are unsure if the condition requires emergency care. Recognizing the signs of a pet emergency could make all the difference.

Symptoms that may require emergency care

  • Trouble breathing
  • Trauma, including falls, bites, or wounds
  • Collapse, loss of consciousness
  • Ingestion of poisons or intoxicants
  • Straining to urinate or an inability to pass urine
  • Eye injuries
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Seizures

Sometimes it is hard to know whether to bring your animal in for emergency care.  If you are unsure, please call us 509-335-0711.

Call in an Emergency

If your animal is in need of emergency care, please call the hospital so that we know you are on your way and can prepare for your arrival.

Emergency services for small and large animals are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The hospital is at 205 Ott Road on the WSU Campus, just off of Grimes Way.

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