If your pet is seriously injured or ill, please contact us as soon as possible at 509-522-0763.
As much as we love seeing your pets, as animal lovers, our hope is that we won’t need to see them beyond regularly-scheduled appointments and that your pet continues enjoying a healthy life for years to come. However, unexpected incidents can and do occur, and it is important to be prepared. That’s why we offer emergency services here at Animal Clinic East. Rest assured, we are here for you and your pet during those difficult times.
A few of the common signs your pet may need emergency care include:
- Trouble or no breathing
- Weak heartbeat or pulse
- Extreme lethargy or trouble standing
- Extreme vomiting and/or diarrhea, especially involving blood
- Loss of consciousness; unable to awaken
- Broken bones or open wounds
- Excessive bleeding or blood in eyes, ears, nose, or urine/stool
If you are experiencing an emergency situation with your pet during our normal business hours, a member of our medical staff will help you assess the situation and determine the severity of your pet’s condition. Please contact us right away at (509)-522-0763.
We are pleased to provide afterhours emergency consultations from a licensed, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Technician. These veterinary professionals will help to determine whether or not a trip to Mid Columbia Pet Services in Pasco is necessary. For emergency assistance:
- Call our main number: (509)-522-0763.
- When prompted, press 1.
- Your call will automatically be connected to a licensed veterinarian or technician who will triage the emergency. No sitting on hold, no leaving message with a service.
Many times, these veterinary professionals can help prevent unnecessary late night trips to Pasco, and will assist you with scheduling an appointment with Animal Clinic at your earliest convenience.
If your pet is seriously ill or injured, you may be advised to take your pet to the emergency hospital in Pasco.
Mid Columbia Pet Emergency Services
8913 Sandifur Pkwy, Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: (509) 547-3577
If you suspect that your pet may have ingested a toxic substance, call us right away at (509)-522-0763. If it is outside of our normal office hours, contact the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and offers consultations and other emergency services.A $65 fee may be charged.
Common household pet toxins include:
- Xylitol (found in gum, candy, and toothpaste)
- Garlic, Onions, Chives
- Grapes, Raisins
- Bleach, other household cleaning liquids
- Human medications
- Some household plants
If you believe your pet has ingested something potentially poisonous, seek help right away