4176 Meridian Street

Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 758-2200

24/7 Emergency Care​

moments matter


Board-certified veterinary specialists and emergency veterinarians in Bellingham, WA
Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital is a veterinary specialty center that offers 24-hour emergency veterinary care (in partnership with Animal Emergency Care) and veterinary specialty services provided by board-certified veterinary specialists. We offer services in veterinary surgery, oncology, internal medicine (endoscopy), cardiology, advanced diagnostic imaging (ultrasound), animal rehabilitation, and emergency care in Bellingham. We serve pet owners in Whatcom, San Juan, Skagit, Island, Snohomish, and King counties in Washington State. Our mission is to provide peace of mind to pet owners and critical care support to primary care veterinarians.



Our team of board-certified surgeons and veterinary professionals understand that your pets are cherished members of your family and we approach every procedure with the utmost compassion and precision. We perform a wide range of veterinary surgeries with the highest level of safety and efficiency.


Our veterinary oncology services are centered around the belief that moments matter. We are dedicated to maximizing the precious time you have with your pet by providing personalized veterinary oncology treatment options that not only target the cancer but also prioritize their comfort and well-being.


Our board-certified veterinary cardiologist and highly skilled team are committed to providing comprehensive cardiovascular diagnostics, treatments, and management for pets with heart conditions to help them lead a happy, heart-healthy life.

Internal Medicine

Our veterinary internal medicine doctor possesses extensive knowledge and training to treat a wide range of diseases and health conditions that affect both cats and dogs. With their expertise and our arsenal of specialized diagnostic tools, we are equipped to address complex medical challenges and provide optimal care for your beloved pets.

Animal Rehabilitation

Our animal rehabilitation team will provide a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan that is tailored to your pet's specific needs. After a thorough assessment, our team will collaborate closely with you to provide education, guidance, and unwavering support throughout your pet's healing process.

Diagnostic Imaging

Our highly skilled veterinary professionals use gentle handling techniques and take measures to ensure a stress-free experience for your pets. We understand the importance of accurate and timely diagnostics. Our team is dedicated to providing efficient and reliable imaging services to assist in the management and treatment of your pet's condition.

24-Hour Emergency

Our experienced team works in collaboration with the knowledgeable team at Animal Emergency Care to ensure that your pets receive the highest level of emergency veterinary services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Trust us to be there for you and your pets when it matters most.


Specialty Referrals
  • Monday to Friday
  • 8am to 5pm
  • Closed on all major holidays
24-Hour Emergencies

Boundary Bay Veterinary Hospital Specialty (Bellingham) operates in cooperation with Animal Emergency Care to ensure that we are available to serve you and your pets around the clock, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and remain open during major holidays.


Address: 4176 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA 98226, USA (Google Maps)

We are conveniently located on the northeast side of the Westerly Road and Meridian Street intersection. If you’re traveling north on Meridian Street, take a right on Westerly Road, head up the hill as if you were going to the Holiday Inn Express. Take the first left turn after passing Extreme Sports Grill into the Animal Emergency Care parking lot. Ample free parking is available.


Phone: (360) 982-0166

24/7 Emergency: (360) 758-2200

Fax: 1 (888) 867-6928

Email: bellingham@bbvsh.com

RDVMs: Request a specialty referral

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4 Key Points for Veterinarians and Pet Owners in Washington to Know
Round-the-Clock Emergency Care

We understand that emergencies can happen at any time. That's why BBVSH Bellingham, in collaboration with Animal Emergency Care, is open 24/7/365 to provide immediate veterinary emergency services. No referral or appointment is necessary; walk-ins are always welcome.

Your Reliable Partner

While we are not a substitute for your family veterinarian, we are here to support you when your regular vet is unavailable or unable to provide prompt care for your pet. We work alongside your primary care veterinarian as a united team, striving for the best possible outcomes for your pet.

Board-Certified Veterinary Specialists

BBVSH Bellingham boasts a team of board-certified specialists in surgery, oncology, and cardiology, as well as dedicated professionals in internal medicine and ultrasound. Our specialists work collaboratively with other experts in critical care, neurology, radiology, and internal medicine to ensure comprehensive and integrated care for your pet.

Quality Specialty Care Close to Home

Why endure a long, two-hour drive to Seattle? BBVSH Bellingham offers you the convenience of receiving top-tier veterinary specialty care right in your local area. Stay close to home while ensuring that your cherished companion receives the gold standard of specialized care they deserve.

More reasons

For referring vets, here are 7 reasons to refer your next case to us. For pet owners, here are 7 reasons to entrust us with the care of your pet.


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Every pet is treated with the same love and care as if they were our own furry family members.


We believe in breaking down barriers between us, primary care veterinarians, and pet owners. Together, we form a united team, working hand in hand to prioritize the well-being of your cherished pets.


Our services are finely tuned to meet the unique veterinary specialty needs of your pet.

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Referring Vets​

We value our partnership with primary care veterinarians and extend an invitation to request referrals for our specialized veterinary services on behalf of your clients. As an extension of your practice, we prioritize keeping you informed about the care and treatment of your patients every step of the way.



We welcome your questions regarding our wide range of services and procedures. In the case of an emergency, please call us at (360) 758-2200 or visit our location directly at 4176 Meridian Street.


Registration / Admit Forms

Sign admit forms and fill in the medical history of your pet.


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Alternately, call (360) 982-0166, fax 1 (888) 867-6928 or email bellingham@bbvsh.com

If you have an emergency, please call 360-758-2200.

Bringing your pet in for a visit? Make sure you sign the admit forms!