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Emergency Veterinary Care in Portland, OR

At Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital, we provide limited urgent care services for our current clients. Please call us to see if we are able to accommodate your pet.

Daytime Urgent Care

Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital


  • Monday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday:09:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Sunday:Closed

Call: (503) 644-3101


Is your pet experiencing urgent care after our regular business hours? Please contact one of these urgent care veterinary hospitals:

Cascade Veterinary Referral Center

OPEN: 24/7

Call: (503) 684-1800

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital

Monday - Sunday: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Call: (503) 228-7281

Tanasbourne Veterinary Emergency

OPEN: 24/7

Call: (503) 629-5800

Urgent Care Veterinary Services

If your pet is experiencing any symptoms or behaviors that you are concerned about, contact our office right away, or the after-hours urgent care pet hospital location above. 

The reliable and compassionate team at Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital offers veterinary care for pets. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.

Steps to Take In A Pet Urgent Care

If you are experiencing a veterinary Urgent Care, follow the steps below.

  • Call Ahead - During regular business hours call us right away. After hours, call the urgent care animal hospital listed above to let them know you are on the way.
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call to let the urgent care pet hospital know you are on your way, instructions may be provided to help you apply first aid or otherwise make your pet as comfortable as possible. Follow these instructions carefully.
  • Remain Calm - Remain calm and be extra careful around your pet. When an animal is in pain they often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch.

Vet Urgent Care FAQs

Review our most frequently asked questions to find out more about bringing your pet in for an urgent care appointment at Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital

  • What is the difference between urgent care and emergency care?

    While serious and life-threatening issues are addressed in emergency departments, pet owners can bring their animals to Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital for urgent care.

    We address urgent, same-day issues that should be treated same-day but which are not life-threatening.

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital provides urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. It's always best to contact us in advance if you can, but we understand that in some situations this is not always possible. 

    If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours urgent care vet location shown above. 

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see urgent care cases during our regular business hours:

    • Monday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Tuesday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Wednesday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Thursday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Friday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Saturday:09:00 am - 02:00 pm
    • Sunday:Closed

  • What situations require urgent veterinary care?

    The following situations are examples of urgent situations that require immediate care:

    • Ear or eye issues
    • Bite wounds or lacerations
    • Limping
    • Nail or paw issues
    • Abscesses
    • Coughing/Sneezing
    • Decreased appetite 
    • Hives, swelling or reactions
    • Bad breath
    • Urinary problems/accidents
    • Fever
    • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
    • Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
    • Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
    • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
  • How long will we have to wait to see the vet?

    Our Portland animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait. 

    We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide urgent care for your dog or cat.

    If we are unable to fit an urgent care appointment into our vet's schedule, we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal urgent care hospitals detailed above. 

  • What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. In these cases, our vets will refer you to the 24/7 urgent care pet hospital location listed above.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our urgent care veterinarians are experienced with cats and dogs. 

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New Patients Welcome

Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Portland companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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