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Contact Us: 253-564-7927 | After Hour Emergency: 253-474-0791Get Directions

Blue Pearl ER in Tacoma

Have an after hours emergency? Blue Pearl veterinary hospital offers after hours emergency and 24 hour patient care 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They are located at 5608 S. Durango St. Tacoma, WA 98409.

Phone: 253-474-0791

Summit Veterinary Referral Center

Have an after hours emergency? Contact Summit Veterinary Referral Center located at 2505 S. 80th St. Tacoma, WA 98409. They are also open 24 hours a day 7 days week, 365 days a year.

Phone: 253-983-1114

24/7 Animal Poison Control Center - Pet Poison Helpline

Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

($59 incident charges do apply)

Phone: 855-764-7661

Fear Free Pets

Fear Free provides online and in-person education to veterinary professionals, the pet professional community, and pet owners. Our courses provide learners and pet lovers with the knowledge and tools to not only look after a pet’s physical well-being, but her emotional well-being as well.

Home Again Microchip

HomeAgain pet microchips are designed to last your pet’s entire lifetime, and once enrolled, they link to a permanent record of your owner information. 1 in 3 pets is lost and never returns home.

Learn more about how microchips save lives here!

American Animal Hospital Association

Columbia Veterinary Hospital has been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association since 2001! To receive accreditation the hospital must undergo an evaluation that includes a quality assessment review of the hospital's facility, medical equipment, practice methods, and pet health care management. In order to maintain accredited status, Columbia Veterinary Hospital must continue to be evaluated regularly by the association's trained consultants. The association is well known among veterinarians for its high standards to hospitals and pet health care!

Veterinary Pet Oral Health

American Veterinary Dental College

AVDC is proud to partner with the American Veterinary Dental Society, the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, the American Veterinary Medical Association, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. and the Veterinary Oral Health Council, in sponsoring activities that will help to increase understanding of the importance of oral health for our pets, as part of the National Pet Dental Health Campaign

Veterinary Oral Health Council

VOHC authorized the use of thier VOHC on prodcuts they have show and approved for the prevention of plaque and tarter which lead to dental disease.

Pet Finder for Lost and Found Pets

Online resource for pet adoptions as well as listing for lost and found pets nationally as well as regionally. To locate local resources enter your zip code and participating agencies will be list in your area.


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Columbia Veterinary Hospital


5916 6th Ave. Tacoma, WA 98406

Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed