Welcome to Tahoma Veterinary Hospital

3317 224th St E Spanaway, Wa 98387 

0.5 miles west of Bethel High School

Call us at 253-847-3500


Pet Emergency? Read no further and call us right away!

PLEASE DO NOT SEND EMAIL REQUESTS FOR EMERGENCIES! Email Requests can't be responded to after hours.

**We do offer after hours and during hours emergency services, occasionally due to staffing and other emergencies, we may refer you to another emergency facility for the safety of your pet.**

ALWAYS CALL 253-847-3500 FOR EMERGENCIES.

IF YOU ARE CALLING AFTER HOURS OUR ON-CALL DOCTOR WILL BE PAGED.

If you live in Spanaway, Graham, Eatonville or the surrounding area in WA, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Tahoma Veterinary Hospital has been treating your pets like our own for over 25 years. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Tahoma Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA accredited full service large and small animal hospital and can take care of any emergency cases, routine care and less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Spanaway veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 253-847-3500 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Spanaway veterinary office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Spanaway, Graham, and Eatonville pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

Hospital Philosophy

At Tahoma Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are. It
is our desire to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care
to our patients and offer the best possible service to our clients.

Colin Kertson
Spanaway Veterinarian | Tahoma Veterinary Hospital | 253-847-3500

3317 224th St. E
Spanaway, WA 98387

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Absolutely love this place! They are so awesome with all of our pets! Dr long is amazing and our dogs love him! They all go out of their way to help with emergency and non emergency situations. They have great prices for a vet. Its most definitely about great care, understand and compassion!"
    Tanya Matthews
  • "Can I just say these people are the best from the ladies at the front to desk to the vet and his tech. Batman and I had a great experience. Thank you folks. I really will never go anywhere else"
    Cristi Jacoban
  • "I couldn't ask for better vets! Dr. Cooper & Dr. Long have been amazing with my 3 dogs! They always go the extra mile for our fur babies."
    Katrina Apgar

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Location

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed