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Emergency Veterinary Care

Northgate Veterinary Clinic in Seattle can provide emergency veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours or refer to a trusted emergency vet clinic close by.


Contact Northgate Veterinary Clinic

OPEN: 8:00AM - 6:00PM

Call: (206) 363-8421


Contact BluePearl Pet Hospital

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: (206) 364-1660

Veterinary Emergencies

The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care from an emergency veterinarian:

  • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
  • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
  • Choking, difficulty breathing or continuous coughing/gagging
  • Fractured bones or severe lameness
  • Seizures and/or staggering
  • Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in urine
  • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
  • Injuries to the eye(s)
  • Heat stress or heatstroke
  • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
  • Unconsciousness
  • If your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.) please contact the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center 
    Call ASPCA Animal Posion Control

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Caring for Pets in Seattle

Northgate Veterinary Clinic welcomes new and existing clients to our veterinary clinic.

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