The Veterinary Teaching
Hospital is open for large and small animals from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday
through Friday. Animals are seen by appointment only.
A 24-hour emergency service for both small and large animals is available.
509-335-0711 if you are bringing in an animal as an emergency.
Switchboard & Emergencies 509-335-0711
Appointments may be
scheduled directly by individual service areas. If you are unable to reach a
number directly, you may call the main hospital number (509) 335-0711 and
the operator will transfer you to the correct personnel.
Small Animal appointments
may be made by calling
the appointment desk at (509) 335-0751 or (509) 335-0752 or by way of the
switchboard at (509)335-0711.
- Cardiology appointments are scheduled Monday through
Friday mornings. These appointments may vary depending on Dr.
Nelson’s teaching and research schedules. Cases that cannot wait
for an appointment with Dr. Nelson may be admitted through the
Internal Medicine service or service for consultation on other
species (ie. exotics, equine, etc.)
- Internal Medicine routine appointments are scheduled
Monday and Wednesday
mornings; emergencies can be admitted
- Neurology appointments are made with the neurology
technician and are usually scheduled for Monday and Wednesday
mornings. Dial (509) 335-0711 and ask for a neurology technician
or Patient Services Representative Sally Anderson. Owners should
be informed that they can expect to be in Pullman for two days
for a complete assessment; including exam, blood work, MRI and
associated anesthesia. If surgery is necessary, the client can
plan on the patient staying approximately one week.
- Orthopedics consultation appointments are scheduled
Monday and Wednesday mornings to allow for surgeries to be
performed on Tuesday and Thursday.
- Soft Tissue spay and neuter appointments are scheduled
Monday through Thursday mornings through our Community Practice
service. Other soft tissue consultation appointments are
scheduled Tuesday for surgeries to be performed on Wednesday and
- Theriogenology appointments are scheduled on an
individualized basis to accommodate both the client and the
are made by calling the main
switchboard at (509) 335-0711.
- Medicine appointments are scheduled Tuesday through
- Surgery consultation appointments are scheduled for
Mondays and Wednesdays to allow for subsequent surgeries to be
performed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- Theriogenology scheduled on an individualized basis
at a time most convenient for both the animal owner and the
Agricultural and Food Animal appointments
may be made by calling the numbers below, based on the type of
- Medicine and Surgery appointments are scheduled Monday
through Friday, or by special arrangement. (509) 335-7216
- Theriogenology appointments are made individually to accommodate
both the owner and the clinician. (509) 335-0741
Shirley Sandoval LVT, is the licensed rehabilitation specialist
for Elk, Deer, Moose and Bison. Appointments may be made with her by
calling the food animal appointment number. Any of these animals coming
from Idaho must have a permit from Idaho Fish and Game prior to being
transferred to WSU. These permits can be obtained by calling the
Department of Fish and Game at (208) 799-5010. Note- WSU Veterinary
Teaching Hospital is unable to "trap" or transport these wild animals.
Local Fish and Game officers may be able to assist you with these
issues. To contact Shirley Sandoval, please call (509)335-0741.
are scheduled Monday
through Thursday afternoons and may be made by calling the Small Animal
appointment desk. Specific referral questions may be addressed with either
Nickol Finch, DVM or Angela Teal, LVT.