Referring Veterinarians

Patient transfers

Animal Emergency & Specialty Center welcomes the transfer of patients to our Emergency and Internal Medicine services, as well as those patients requiring 24-hour care.


Emergency Transfers

If you wish to transfer an emergency patient, we do request that you call to speak with the receiving doctor so that we may prepare for your patient’s arrival: (360) 697-7771

Internal Medicine Transfers

To refer a patient to our Internal Medicine service, please fill out the form below or download the referral form and send the form and records to

For an efficient transfer, we recommend preparing the following:

  • Any lab work – CBC, Chemistry panel, urinalysis, fecal, other – including previous blood work for comparison
  • Any biopsy, cytology reports
  • Any surgery reports
  • All previous diagnostic imaging interpretation reports including radiographs, ultrasound, CT, MRI
  • All referral reports if the patient has been seen by a specialist

Thank you for trusting us with the care of your patients and clients.

Referral Form




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    Once this form is submitted, you can expect to hear from a member of our team within 24 -48 hours. Forms submitted over the weekend will be processed on Monday. Referral letters will be sent within 48 hours of appointment. Thank you for your referral!
    Events & Continuing Education

    We believe in sharing the knowledge of our veterinarians and offering opportunities for our referring partners to join us for Continuing Education events. For more information about upcoming community and CE events, please visit our Events page.