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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 during our office hours, but for after-hours emergencies we refer our patients to:

Animal Emergency and Trauma Center
320 NW Lindvig Way, Poulsbo
(360) 697-7771


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:

  • Pain

  • 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

  • Paralysis

  • 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! 360-930-5142

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