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Welcome to Avenue Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Tacoma,WA
Call us at (253)-472-3359

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (253)-472-3359!

Compassionate care for your furry family members.

If you live in Tacoma or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Sabari Haviland is a licensed WA veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Avenue Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Sabari Haviland has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Tacoma veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (253)-472-3359 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Tacoma veterinarian office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Tacoma pet owners.

 At Avenue Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Sabari Haviland
Tacoma Veterinarian | Avenue Veterinary Clinic | (253)-472-3359

5039 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98408


Due to high demand and extra precautions being made during the time of Covid-19, we are temporarily not accepting new clients or walk-ins at this time. We will inform you when this service becomes available. 



New Services

We now offer digital radiology, dental radiography, ultrasound capabilities and in house lab machines, allowing us to offer a high level of medicine in the comfort of your local clinic.

Appointments/Walk-ins

Hours:

Tuesday through Friday 9 am - 4 pm

Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

Closed for lunch weekdays from 12 pm - 1 pm

Walk-ins will be seen between appointments. Please call to schedule your appointment today!

Patients Served

Dogs and cats are our specialty but we are willing to evaluate any pet that may need veterinary care. If we can't meet your avian/exotic needs then we will help you find a clinic that can.

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The staff is amazing, my pug loves them so much that he doesn't want to come home with me afterwards 😂😂😂"
    Heather R.
  • "Absolutely fabulous. Took my cat in for inflamed hip. Took her to surgery. Had her home that night. She did wonderful. Instructions understandable."
    Darrelyn W.
  • "This is our new Vet since our last one retired. Norman our Bulldog is well taken care of by the staff at each visit. Only $20 for a nail trim and no appointment needed. The main doctor is back from having her baby now."
    Jeff C.

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