How to Prevent Cold-Related Injuries in Your Pet

Winter is here, and we can expect several months of frigid temperatures, wind chill, and snow. You can bundle up to face the cold, but your pet relies on you for protection from winter’s cold-weather hazards. As Eastern Washington’s largest animal emergency hospital, we are open nights, holidays, and weekends to treat winter injuries and [...]

Safe Landings: 7 Tips for Transporting Your Pet to the Animal Emergency Hospital

Few things in life are more stressful than dealing with a family member’s medical emergency. This includes beloved four-legged family members, too, so keep in mind the following seven tips when your pet has an emergency and needs to be seen at our animal emergency hospital.  #1: Plan ahead The best way to handle an [...]

He Ate What? Poisoning Emergencies in Pets

Veterinary medicine has changed drastically since our clinic opened its doors 40 years ago—gone are the days when you roused your vet out of bed for a middle-of-the-night emergency. Today, many veterinary medicine specialists are available to help your family veterinarian investigate difficult medical cases.  One veterinary specialty field that we use often at the [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Pet Health Insurance

As veterinary medicine advances, the cost of pet health care increases. Whether you’re considering the cost of preventive care and routine annual exams, or staring at an estimate for an unforeseen emergency visit, there’s no way to sugar coat it—veterinary medical care is expensive.  However, when you compare the cost of your pet’s emergency visit [...]

By |2019-11-30T19:01:12+00:00December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet Emergency Clinic and Referral Center: Who We Are and What We Do

At the Pet Emergency Clinic and Referral Center (PECRC), everything we do reflects our core values. And, as the area’s first animal emergency hospital, we’ve had a lot of time to get things right.  The Pet Emergency Center (PEC) began providing emergency services in Spokane in 1977. We were established by area veterinarians who were [...]

Blood Donors: Pets and Owners Driven to Help

As in human emergency rooms (ERs), pets who arrive at animal emergency hospitals are experiencing a wide range of illnesses. Some pets may simply have uncomfortable ear infections or diarrhea, while others arrive with life-threatening illness or injury. For many pets in the latter category, blood transfusions can mean the difference between life and death, [...]

By |2019-11-21T17:58:46+00:00November 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Avoid the Animal Emergency Hospital During the Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner, and soon we’ll be trimming our turkeys and decking the halls. The holidays are a time to spend with family, and, of course, this includes four-legged family members. However, the holiday hustle and bustle can be hazardous to your furry family’s health. Nothing ruins the magic of the [...]

By |2019-11-21T17:41:19+00:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments