Emergency Services

Medical emergencies for a beloved pet can, and often do, happen outside of regular business hours. To best meet all your pet’s needs, we work to make sure you have access to the best 24/7 emergency care.

During our regular business hours, the dedicated veterinary staff and resources at Hadlock Veterinary Clinic are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. If possible, please call us in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

For emergencies that occur outside our regular hospital hours, please call us at (360) 385-2020; your call will automatically be forwarded to a nearby emergency clinic.

When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Dog or Cat

The following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Inability to urinate or defecate