Timberline Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Timberline Veterinary Emergency
Seattle, WA 98125




Is this an Emergency?


Any of these scenarios or clinical signs indicate that your pet likely needs to be seen right away:


  • Hit by car or other major traumatic event
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Persistent vomiting, retching, or diarrhea
  • Inability to urinate
  • Any toxin ingestion


Veterinarian coaxing cat out of carrier

Emergency Bullet Point  If you think your pet is having an emergency, please call us right away at 206-828-6868 to speak with one of our veterinary professionals.


Emergency Bullet Point  BRING any medical records and/or medications your pet takes with you when you come in.


Emergency Bullet Point DO NOT give your pet any medication prior to speaking to a veterinarian. Many human medications are toxic to pets.  Ingestion of a single Tylenol tablet is life threatening for cats.


Emergency Bullet Point  If your pet has ingested a toxic substance, if safe to do so, please bring in the substance, box, botte, container, or anything that will help us identify the substance and ingredients.


Emergency Bullet Point  If your pet has open wounds, hold a clean cloth against the wound to protect it and to stop any bleeding.  Please come directly to our hospital for care.


Emergency Bullet Point  Cats and small pets are safest when presented in a carrier or box. 


Emergency Bullet Point  If your pet has had a serious injury, they might bite or scratch – Please BE CAREFUL


Emergency Bullet Point  Dogs who are ambulatory should be on a leash. Dogs who are not able to walk may be able to be carried with a heavy blanket or flattened thick cardboard box as a stretcher.