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When an unexpected emergency arises, our experienced veterinary staff at Central Valley Animal Hospital is here to meet your animal's urgent care needs. We are equipped with the expertise and state-of-the-art medical equipment to treat your pet for most medical conditions. If you have any questions about your pet’s health, please call us immediately.

We are aware that urgent care situations can happen at all hours of the day. We are available to see patients on an urgent care basis, by appointment, during our office hours, but for after-hours emergencies, we refer our patients to:


Animal Emergency & Specialty Center (AESC)
​980 NW Reliance St.
Poulsbo, WA 98370


Is it an emergency?

Thankfully, most of your pet’s medical issues will not be emergencies. However, your pet may be experiencing a health issue that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. You need to be able to recognize the symptoms and call us immediately.

Signs of some common conditions that need immediate veterinary attention:

    Dilated pupils
    Severe hives or severe itching
    Difficulty breathing
    Rapid heartbeat
    Ingestion of poison or foreign material
    Bloody stools and/or vomit
    Violent or prolonged vomiting or diarrhea
    Bloated, distended, swollen or painful abdomen
    Inflammation, swelling or other irritation to the eye(s)
    Inability to urinate or defecate
    Inability to deliver puppies or kittens
    Heavy bleeding
    Lacerations, bite wounds, penetrating wounds
    Sudden blindness
    Staggering, stumbling, limpness
    Lameness or non-weight bearing on any limb
    Seizure activity
    Loss of balance or consciousness
    Major trauma – falls, being struck by a vehicle, large wounds, broken bones
    Other conditions or health issues easily identified as requiring immediate attention

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you feel your pet is experiencing an emergency! Our phone number is 360-930-5142

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