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Hurricane Harvey and How You Can Help


The recent, devastating events in Texas have given us all pause. Hurricane Harvey tore through South Texas with savage force, dumped rain in epic volumes and then came back for another round. While our hearts go out to our fellow Americans we also remember that there are 4 legged critters that have no voice. Fremont […]



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Flea Control Year Round in Portland, Oregon


A common, ongoing, question that pet owners face is: “Should I treat my pet with flea/tick medicine year-round?” Our answer: Yes. Although it is up to the owners whether or not they want to treat their pets year round, the consequences can be much worse if you choose to stop treating your pet. If you […]



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Pet Food Recall – Smallbatch Pets, Inc of Portland, Oregon


SMALLBATCH PETS INC. VOLUNTARILY RECALLS FROZEN 2LB CHICKEN BLEND for dogs and cats DUE TO POSSIBLE SALMONELLA HEALTH RISK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, (May 5, 2017), Smallbatch Pets Inc. of Portland, Oregon is voluntarily recalling two lots of frozen 2lbs. chicken blend for dogs and cats, brand name Smallbatch, due to the potential to be contaminated […]



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Animal Poison Awareness


ASPCA NATIONAL ANIMAL POISON CONTROL CENTER These folks are a tremendous help to the veterinary profession and to you and your furry family pets.  The have some wonderful information to help keep your pets safe and away from trouble and poisonous things.  They also provide support and help develop treatment plans in times of need […]



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Dog Food Recall from WellPet & Blue Buffalo


This update is provided by Phyllis Entis of Food Safey News and Dr. Emilio DeBess, the Oregon State Public Health Veterinarian. Reports of sick dogs trigger recalls by WellPet, Blue Buffalo Consumer complaints about sick pets have spurred nationwide recalls by WellPet LLC and Blue Buffalo Co. because of potentially excessive levels of beef thyroid […]



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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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