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Office of the Campus Veterinarian | Washington State University

Accessing veterinary care

Veterinarians on call 24/7

Emergency

Office of the Campus Veterinarian

24-hour availability

Weekdays

8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Spokane only: 509-758-7825
All other campuses: 509-335-6246

If there is no answer, leave a message. Then call the after-hours line below.

After hours

5 p.m.–8 a.m. weekdays, weekends, and holidays
Spokane only: 509-592-6884
All other campuses: 509-330-1871

You may be asked to leave a message with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Phone number where you can be reached
  • Nature of emergency
  • Others you have contacted about this situation
  • Location of the animal (include building and room/pen number)

Flag the cage/pen of the animal needing veterinary attention with a green vet check card. Request additional cards by calling 509-335-6246.


Notification requirements

Anytime an animal is found to be abnormal, notify the following individuals:

  • Principal investigator and/or research staff
  • Animal facility supervisor
  • Office of the Campus Veterinarian

Follow the Notification Protocol for Abnormal Behavior/Conditions in Research or Teaching Animals.


Veterinary care for WSU animals

509-335-6246
or.ocv.alert@wsu.edu
Fax: 509-335-3162
Campus zip code: 1165

Procedure for accessing veterinary care for WSU animals (pdf)

Medical care for privately owned animals

Contact the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital for emergencies and scheduled appointments.
509-335-0711

Report animal care concerns

Please follow University guidelines when reporting concerns about the care and use of animals.