Veterinary Referrals

Please email us if you'd like to find a veterinarian qualified to treat your rabbit. We are finding many veterinarians that are treating rabbits who are not qualified to do so. If a veterinarian is not keeping up on the available literature, he/she will not be aware of the latest antibiotics or the proper anesthesia to use, etc. We have one list of veterinarians that we recommend for spay/neuter surgeries and another list of veterinarians that are well schooled in all phases of rabbit medicine. Unfortunately, this is not a very long list and it has taken us considerable time to locate qualified doctors. If we give you a doctor's name within a clinic, ask for the doctor when you make an appointment.

If your veterinary clinic treats rabbits, we'd like to add them to our mailing list so that we can send them periodic information on rabbit medicine.

If we do not have a qualified veterinarian in your area, phone around before you need a doctor. Do not be afraid to ask questions (email us for help).


 In An Emergency...

ACCES: Animal Critical Care Emergency Services
ACCES is located on Lake City Way in Seattle. They are open 24 hours and usually have a small animal vet available but make sure you ask. Call before you go to let them know you are coming.

  Phone: 206-364-1660  Driving directions & Map to ACCES

   Alpine Veterinary Hospital in Issaquah is open 24 hours. Dr. Van is the bunny vet. (see below).


Area Vets We Recommend for Rabbits


Dan "Dr. Dan" Lejnieks, DVMTooth expert!
Bird & Exotic Clinic of Seattle
  Phone: (206) 783-4538

  Bird & Exotic Clinic of Seattle

4019 Aurora Avenue North

Seattle, WA 98103

 (see below for more Seattle vets in North Seattle, Montlake Terrace, and Lynnwood.)


Mobile Vet: Comes to You!Tooth expert! 

Dr. Kraft
Kraft Mobile Veterinary Services

  Phone: (425) 482-6345  or: (800) 838-1344


Dr. Kraft brings his mobile veterinary office to you! He does charge for the travel--you can read more about this on his website. If you have several pets, or have friends in the area, he might be the perfect vet for you. He also comes highly recommended by other rabbit vets in the area, and the people we know who have used him for rabbit care have reported very good things. He also has times that he 'parks' in certain areas and you can come to him.


The following vets are listed in alphabetical order by area:

 Bellevue (Factoria area) 

Seattle Humane Society
SHS offers free spay surgeries for any female cat, dog, or rabbit who is brought to their shelter with a litter. The mother will be returned to the owner, and the kittens, puppies or bunnies will be placed for adoption.Typical fees are $60/spay and $50/neuter for standard surgeries

Phone: (425) 649-7560

Seattle Humane Society 

13212 SE Eastgate Way
Bellevue, WA 98005


Dr. Brad Walls & Dr Julie Brazeau

Covington VCA Animal Hospital
27045 174th Place SE
Covington, WA 98042

Phone: 1-253-631-8616


Brent J. Johnson, DVM
Northwest Animal Care Hospital
Dr. Johnson is recommended for rabbits, rodents and ferrets. He is skilled in laser surgery, especially for ferret adrenal surgeries.


Phone: (425) 379-0400

Northwest Animal Care Hospital
10105 19th Ave. SE
Everett, WA 98208
fax: 425-379-5277


 Gig Harbor


Carla Rasmussen, DVM
Harbor Animal Hospital
Dr. Carla Rasmussen graduated from Iowa State University and has been practicing veterinarian medicine in Gig Harbor since she graduated in 1989. She was able to fulfill her professional goal  by opening Harbor Animal Hospital on November 1, 2005.


Beth Owen, DVM
Dr. Beth Owen graduated from Kansas State University in 1986 and joined the Harbor Animal Hospital team last spring. Her professional journey has included owning two veterinary hospitals in California, but she is happy to now call Gig Harbor and Harbor Animal Hospital her home.  Dr Owen does most of our vet care for the rabbits at our Gig Harbor facility.


Phone: (253) 851-7866


Harbor Animal Hospital
4225 Burnham Dr..
Gig Harbor, WA 98332




Dr. Van, DVM
VCA Alpine Animal Hospital


open 24 hours


Dr. Van has been treating pet house rabbits, guinea pigs and other small furry critters for over 20 years.


Phone: 1-425-392-8888

888 NW Sammamish Road
Issaquah, WA 98027





Diane Mitchell, DVM
Juanita Veterinary Clinic


Dr. Mitchell is one of the top rabbit, rodent & ferret vets in our area & loves to work with birds (and of course dogs and cats too.)


Phone: (425) 823-8411


Juanita Veterinary Clinic
11416 98th NE
Kirkland, WA 98033



PAWS Lynnwood Spay / Neuter Services
PAWS offers discounted spay and neuter surgeries for rabbits (and dogs and cats) of qualified low-income individuals in the Puget Sound region. Space is limited so schedule an appointment today.

Phone: (425) 787-2500

PAWS Spay/Neuter Information
15305 44th Ave. W
Lynnwood, WA, 98087


 Mountlake Terrace

          Elizabeth Kamaka, DVMTooth expert! 

Kamaka Exotic Animal Veterinary Services

Excellent. Compassionate. Highly Recommended. 

Phone: (425) 361-2183

23914 56th Ave W #3
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043


North Seattle

Melissa Nathanson, DVM


North Seattle Veterinary Clinic
11032 8th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125
(206) 523-7187
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Animal Critical Care & Emergency Service (ACCES)

 Most of the time there is an experienced rabbit, rodent, ferret veterinarian on duty, but be sure to ask. For more information, see "In An Emergency" at the top of this page. 

  Phone: (206) 364-1660


11536 Lake City Way NE
Seattle,WA 98125


Liane Sperlich, DVM
Browns Point Veterinary Clinic
Dr. Sperlich has excellent recommendations from her clients. She sees rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents and ferrets. If you're in the Tacoma area, this is the veterinarian to see.

  Phone: (253) 927-1323

  Browns Point Veterinary Clinic 

6720 Eastside Dr. NE #4
Tacoma, WA 98422
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm




USA: If you can't afford vet care

There are several services that will help you find vet care for your animal, no matter what your income.

Financial Aid for Vet Care:




Veterinary Referrals from our friends at Rabbit Meadows:




Dr. Mary Ellen Zoulas


Seattle - Seattle Animal Shelter


Seattle Animal Shelter


2061 15th Ave W


.Seattle,WA 98119


Phone:206-386-4260 ,




Spay/neuter fees are $75 for both males and females! Your rabbit must be in a carrier that will open from both the top and front and be large enough to lay down on his side while recovering from anesthesia.


Seattle Animal Shelter-Spay/Neuter Clinic





Bothell - On call emergency services clinic


The Center for Bird & Exotic Animal Medicine


11401 NE 195th St.


Bothell,WA 98011


Phone:425.361.0959 ,


Emergency Number: 425-892-0036








Everett - Brent J. Johnson, DVM


Northwest Animal Care Hospital


10105 19th Ave. SE


Everett,WA 98208


Phone:425-379-0400 ,




Northwest Animal Care Hospital 






Issaquah - JC Vanosdoll, DVM


Alpine Animal Hospital-VCA


888 NW Sammamish Rd


Issaquah, WA,WA 98027


Phone:425-392-8888 ,


hours:24 Hours


Emergency Care


Unreliable - rarely have rabbit knowledgeable vets available


Alpine Animal Hospital 






Kirkland-Totem Lake - Dr. Holly Carter


Evergreen Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital


12930 NE 125th Way, B130


Kirklan d,WA 98034




Evergreen Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital






Mountlake Terrace - Elizabeth Kamaka, DVM


Kamaka Exotic Animal Veterinary Services


23914 56th Ave W #3


Mountlake Terrace,WA 98043


Phone:425-361-2183 ,




hours:9-7 Mon & Wed, 9-4 Sat


Kamaka Exotic Animal Veterinary Services






Seattle - Melissa Nathanson, DVM


North Seattle Veterinary Clinic


11032 8th Ave NE


Seattle,WA 98125




North Seattle Veterinary Clinic 






North Seattle - Animal Critical Care & Emergency Service




11536 Lake City Way NE


Seattle,WA 98125


Phone:206-364-1660 ,


ACCES Emergency Care 






Tacoma - Liane Sperlich, DVM


Browns Point Veterinary Clinic


6720 Eastside Dr. NE #4


Tacoma,WA 98422


Phone:253-927-1323 ,


hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm


Browns Point Veterinary Clinic 







Yakima - Matt Moultray, DVM


Tieton Drive Animal Clinic


3901 Tieton Dr


Yakima,WA 98902


Phone:(509) 966-4000 ,