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The Challenge of Living on an Island with No Emergency Vet

25 days ago   |   By Seattle Dog Spot

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Last summer I moved to Orcas Island off the coast of NW Washington near Bellingham. The only way to get there is to take a ferry from Anacortes.
When I drove up to catch the ferry to Orcas to look at houses, I would pass the Pet Emergency Center on Highway 536 between Mt. Vernon and Anacortes. Because Orcas doesn't have an animal hospital, it would be the closest 24/7 emergency vet hospital near me.
Whenever I drove past, I wondered how difficult it would be to get one of my dogs there if it had a medical emergency.
Well, now I know.
My girl Haley. Photo from Seattle DogSpot.
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