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Blue Ridge Beef recalls frozen pet food due to possible Listeria contamination


Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling one of its frozen pet food products due to possible Listeria contamination. Listeria can affect animals eating the product and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surface […]



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Tuesday January 17th – Freezing Rain & Closing Early


We have been monitoring the weather today and it looks like freezing rain will occur later this afternoon and continue into the early evening. Safety for you, your pets, and our staff are our top priority.  Therefore, we will be closing at 5pm today. If you have an emergency or urgent care need tonight, please […]



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National Veterinary Technician Week, 2016


Each year we give thanks and appreciation to our Technicians for all of the wonderful work they do caring for our patients.  They work tirelessly to make sure every pet has a great experience with us and you have peace of mind.  Our doctors really rely on their help too. We are very fortunate to […]



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Marijuana and Our Pets


As the recreational and medical use of marijuana in Oregon has been legalized there are often questions about its use in pets. Controlled Drugs are categorized in “Schedules”; Schedule I drugs are the most restricted and are illegal. They include heroin and marijuana. Other narcotics like morphine and codeine are Schedule II. Because marijuana is […]



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Join Us For Fremont Fest, Sat Aug 6th, 2016


We love Fremont Fest.  It’s a wonderful street fair bringing local businesses, arts, crafts, food, and the community together.  Our booth will be at the corner of 47th and Fremont, across from Amalfie’s restaurant.  We have two main highlights for our booth: Once again, we’ll be offering our complimentary Teddy Bear Adoption program.  We love teaching […]



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Anxious About The Fourth of July?


Although most of us enjoy the fireworks and celebrations surrounding the fourth of July, some dogs and cats are absolutely terrified during this time.  The loud explosions are just too much for them.  Please call us several weeks in advance so we can have our doctors prescribe the right medication to help your anxious pet […]



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Dr. White’s Research Helps Pets


We have some exciting news. Dr. White has had 2 papers accepted for presentation at a British Veterinary Conference. The topics involve evidence based medicine which is an area that is in its infancy in veterinary medicine but is critical to our patients’ best care.  This is part of Dr. White’s work on her Master’s […]



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Pain Management for our Feline Patients


It’s a good thing we love to learn because the veterinary profession is constantly publishing new findings and information to help our doctors and health care team take better care of your dogs and cats.  Pets are living longer now and we have more treatment options to manage some of their health problems.  At our […]



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Canine Influenza


The recent news of an influenza (flu) outbreak has raised some questions that we would like to answer. Canine Flu was first recognized about a decade ago. The strain initially identified was H3N8. It has been “circulating” throughout the US since that time, with sporadic disease. The strain currently identified in Seattle is H3N2; this […]



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Meet Yonder, Our Coffee Creek Puppy


We have volunteered to be one of a few veterinary clinics in Portland, Oregon to partner with the Portland Veterinary Medical Association and Coffee Creek Correctional Facility for women and sponsor a puppy in training. It’s a win-win for everyone. The inmates learn how to care for the puppy and help social and train the […]



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