Links & Resources

24-Hour Emergency and Urgent Care Clinics

While we do not offer emergency in-home euthanasia, we do recommend these 24-hour and urgent care clinics throughout our service area that can provide service to you.

North End

  • Diamond Veterinary Hospital
    3625 Rucker Ave
    Everett, WA 98201

Urgent Care Clinics


  • Seattle Veterinary Specialists
    11814 115th Ave, Bldg J
    Kirkland, WA 98034
  • Animal Emergency & Specialty
    12305 120th Ave NE, Suite K
    Kirkland, WA 98034
  • Animal Emergency Hospital of Redmond
    16921 Cleveland St, Suite H
    Redmond, WA 98052
  • L & L Animal Urgent Care
    944 6th St. South
    Kirkland, WA 98033
  • Bellevue Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital
    2515 140th Ave. NE
    Bellevue, WA 98005

Seattle & South End

  • Emerald City Emergency Clinic
    4102 Stone Way N
    Seattle, WA 98103
  • BluePearl Downtown Seattle **not a 24-hr facility as of 8.19.22. See website for details**
    805 Madison St, Suite 100
    Seattle, WA 98104
  • Blue Pearl Pet Hospital
    4208 Lind Ave SW
    Renton, WA 98057

Online Resources

Palliative, hospice, and end-of-life care for pets can bring a slew of decisions which are hard to make. We’ve found the resources below may be able to help offer some guidance


  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society:
  • Link to a short television news clip discussing veterinary acupuncture: Veterinary Acupuncture
  • The following is a clip of the PBS show “Spotlight On: TCVM”. The Chi Institute worked with PBS producers to highlight Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, with a focus on veterinary acupuncture: Spotlight On: TCVM – YouTube

Assessing Quality of Life

 Hospice Care and Pet Loss

Children and Grieving

  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst
  • I’ll Always Love you by Hans Wilhelm
  • When a Pet Dies by Fred Rogers
  • Saying Goodbye to Lulu by Corinne Demas
  • Memories of You - A Pet Memory Book
  • Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
  • The Goodbye Book by Todd Parr
  • The Rainbow Bridge by Henley Harrison West
  • Paw Prints in the Stars by Warren Hanson
  • The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine: Helping Children Cope with the Serious Illness or Death of a Companion Animal:

Pet Loss & Grief Support

The Humane Society for Seattle/King County – Pet Loss Support Group

Meets via Zoom - visit website for upcoming dates. Send email to inquire with VIRTUAL PLSG in the subject line
Phone: 425.373.5398

Seattle Animal Shelter – Pet Loss Support Group

Meets by phone/Webex every other Thursday evening from 5:30-6:45 pm
Phone: 206.937.6934

Mimi Handlin, MSW


Paws to Connect Counseling, LLC

Rachel Wright, MSW, LICSW, VSW-CP
Veterinary Social Worker & Therapist/Certified Grief Recovery Specialist

Phone: 206.925.3546

Virtual Drop-in Pet Loss Support Group (by Zoom): This group runs every 1st/3rd Tuesday of the month from 6 pm - 7:30 pm and is open to anyone in Washington navigating the loss of a beloved pet.

Pet Compassion Careline

Phone: 855.245.8214
24/7 access to experienced, professional and confidential counselors
Available in English, Spanish and French