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BluePearl Pet Hospital – serving Tacoma 24/7

Light spacious lobby with seating in foreground and help desk in background.Our 24 hour pet hospital is located in Tacoma and also serves Auburn, Dupont, Federal Way, Gig Harbor, Lacey, Lakewood, Milton, Olympia, Puyallup, Spanaway, Sumner and University Place.


Specialty and emergency medicine in Tacoma, WA

When you have a pet emergency, seconds count. We want you to know, we’re ready. If your pet has a condition that requires a specialist’s expertise, we’re ready for that too. Our experienced veterinarians, vet technicians and support staff work closely together to provide the comprehensive, compassionate care your pet needs and deserves.  

  • Emergency: In an emergency, call ahead to your BluePearl vet and let us know you’re coming. No appointment is necessary for our emergency vet. Learn more about your emergency visit. 
  • Specialty Care: Our veterinary specialists work directly with your primary care vet to understand your pet’s condition and develop the appropriate treatment plan. Visits to our specialists are usually by referral from you primary care vet and by appointment. Learn more about veterinary specialists. 

About our BluePearl Pet Hospital – Tacoma

One of five BluePearl hospitals in the greater Seattle area, our specialty and emergency animal hospital in Tacoma was the first private veterinary practice in Washington to offer MRI. We joined BluePearl in 2015.

The clinic continues to deliver leading edge medicine to the South Puget Sound region. Our 24 hour Two female techs hold a small dog and listen to its heart beat with a stethoscope. emergency vets are always on duty with a fully equipped intensive care unit. State-of-the-art diagnostics include MRI, endoscopy, arthroscopy, ultrasound and a CT scanner. 

The hospital was previously known as Puget Sound Veterinary Referral Center and Animal Emergency Clinic. Some of the original staff who operated the original clinic are still with us, taking care of your pets.

Client Review

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.


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

Location Details

Google Map of 5608 South Durango St, Tacoma, WA 98409, 5608 South Durango St, Tacoma, WA 98409
BluePearl Pet Hospital – Tacoma
5608 South Durango St, Tacoma, WA 98409
Emergency: 24/7
Specialty: By appointment

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