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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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Natasha Anderson
    D.V.M.
    'I have always loved animals and pets so working with them all day and learning how their bodies work fascinates me. Everyday, I feel like I am making a difference in the lives of not only my pet patients, but also their human families as well.'
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  • Matt Mason
    Veterinary Assistant
    'When I made the decision that I wanted to join the Anderson Veterinary Clinic team, Dr. Anderson really took me under her wing and helped me invest myself wholeheartedly. Since then, I've been helping pet owners make healthier choices and living a healthier life with their pets.'
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  • Talia Noble
    Veterinary Assistant
    'I love coming to work everyday! Ever since I started working here at Anderson Veterinary Clinic I have been reading and learning as much as I can about pet health and well being. Now my pets and I are living a healthier life and can pass my knowledge and experience to other families so they too can discover wellness!'
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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

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

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  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

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  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a ...

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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. by a cold, ...

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  • Obesity and Diabetes in Pets

    Think diabetes only affect people? Overweight pets may be at risk too. ...

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  • Does Your Cat Have a Grooming Problem?

    Noticed a sudden change in your cat's grooming habits? Over- or under-grooming can be a sign of trouble. ...

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  • National Heartworm Awareness Month Focuses Attention on a Potentially Deadly Disease

    Heartworm disease can have a devastating effect on your pet's health. National Heartworm Awareness Month, observed annually in April, reminds pet owners about the health dangers this preventable disease poses for pets. What Are Heartworms? Thin, white heartworms look like cooked pieces of spaghetti. ...

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  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Antibiotics

    Using antibiotics incorrectly may harm, rather than help, your pet. ...

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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