URGENT NOTICE: Our ER is experiencing a high volume of cases. Please call ahead so we can talk you through your pet’s situation and prepare for your arrival.

BluePearl Pet Hospital Tacoma.

We are located in the Lakewood suburb of Tacoma, Washington, and we serve the greater Tacoma area, including the South Sound region and communities like University Place and Spanaway.

Our services.

A closeup shot of Associates using tools to perform surgery in a patient's mouth.

When your pet needs emergency care, seconds count. Our team is ready to provide expert care 24/7 in case of a pet emergency. If your pet requires a veterinary specialist, we are ready for that too. Our experienced team of veterinarians, vet technicians and support staff work closely together to provide the comprehensive, compassionate care your pet needs and deserves.

We understand that a pet emergency can happen at any time. In the event of an emergency, please call ahead and let us know you’re coming; no appointment is necessary for our ER.

Our facility is equipped with advanced diagnostic imaging technology and sophisticated treatment tools to provide top-quality emergency care.

Through every step of your pet’s emergency care process, we keep you informed and answer any questions you may have. We respect the human-animal bond, and it’s our mission to provide compassionate care that promotes your pet’s quality of life.

Available by referral from your pet’s primary veterinarian, our specialty clinicians are experts in treating complex conditions in pets. We work closely with you and your pet’s primary veterinarian to understand your pet’s specific condition and develop a comprehensive treatment plan.

A veterinary neurologist works with a patient using a medicine ball and harness.


Caring for your pets is our passion. Meet our team of veterinary specialists here to help you and your pet.

About BluePearl Pet Hospital Tacoma.

Our brand new specialty and emergency hospital in Lakewood is one of five BluePearl hospitals in the greater Seattle area. As a leading veterinary facility in the Tacoma community, our hospital is equipped with advanced features, including:

  • Diagnostic technology including x-ray, MRI, CT scanner, endoscopy, arthroscopy and ultrasound
  • Intensive care unit (ICU) to care for our most critically ill patients
  • Dental suite to treat pets’ complex oral conditions

With 16,000 square feet of hospital space, our new location includes 11 exam rooms, three surgery suites and nine specialty treatment rooms. We have a quiet room just for cats, an in-house pharmacy and isolation rooms to keep especially ill and contagious pets away from other patients.

BluePearl Pet Hospital in Tacoma, WA offers 24 hour emergency vet services as well as specialty appointments available by referral. We are proud to serve the Tacoma area including all communities in the greater South Sound.

Pet owners.

At BluePearl Pet Hospitals, providing our customers with remarkable service is a top priority. We’re committed to making your veterinary visit as smooth as possible.

Have questions prior to your visit? We’re happy to help. Contact our hospital team at 253.474.0791 or [email protected].


“Thank you to Dr. Hicks for thinking outside the box, working with us to find affordable options for diagnosis and treatment, and for his empathy during our visit to BluePearl.” — Marci

Read the full story of a pet who recovered the use of his back legs after a visit to BluePearl Tacoma.