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3 Pet Tips Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Monday, March 16, 2020

Infectious disease experts and multiple international and domestic human and animal health organizations agree there is no evidence at this point to indicate that pets become ill with COVID-19 or that they spread it to other animals, including people. At this time, we needed to let you all know that we take the health of […]

Safety Tips For Pets During Windy Weather

Posted by wadmin on Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Are Wind Gusts in Gresham That Serious? The east winds make high, gusty winds a common occurrence here in the Gresham and Troutdale area. According to the wind forecast, Gresham has already peaked at 17 mph winds and will reach 16 mph again before the end of the month. Just for some context, when winds […]

How To Detect And Prevent Heatstroke In Pets (For Dogs, Cats, Birds, Rabbits And Even Bearded Dragons)

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Thursday, August 1, 2019

August can be the hottest month in the Willamette Valley. This year is looking to bring us just that. The biggest cause for concern in August is heatstroke, the technical term is hyperthermia. There is a lot of information on the prevention and detection of heatstroke in dogs, cats, and birds, but we wanted to […]

5 Tips Pet Owners May Forget When Prepping A Pet For July 4th

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Whether you are hosting a party on the Fourth of July, going to one, or staying in and enjoying the holiday on the couch, you will want to make sure your pet is prepped for the Independence Day celebration and all that it entails. The busiest day of the entire year for local animal shelters […]

3 Plants Your Dog And Cat Should Avoid

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Saturday, June 1, 2019

It’s springtime and the plants and trees in your neighborhood are blooming with new flowers. The beauty of the blossoms and the scent may attract your dogs and cats, but for a few of them beware. We don’t want to be alarmists. For the most part, your furry friend knows what to avoid or quickly […]

Top Pet Trends for 2019

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Make 2019 all about smart choices for not just yourself, but also your beloved pets. Aside from the same old annual resolutions—eat better, exercise out more often, work less (or more—depending on your priorities, etc.)—make 2019 the year that you and your pets live your absolute best lives. Now, that is not to say you […]

No Thanksgiving Bones for Fido. Why Most Bones are Bad.

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Thursday, November 1, 2018

Many dog owners know that bones, especially cooked turkey bones, can be bad for dogs. This doesn’t stop the number of increased vet visits during the holidays for bone-related injuries. There could be many factors why owners are still giving dog bones as a treat, after all, giving a dog a bone is a cliché. […]

Summer Comfort Tips For Elderly Dogs

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Friday, June 1, 2018

  While we pet parents may be equipped to handle rising summer temps, the same cannot be said for many of our aging pets. We must pay special attention to the need of our elderly pets, and in the summertime, they often need even more thoughtful accommodations. These few tips will help you keep your […]

How Cold Weather Affects Older Dogs And How To Keep Them Comfortable This Holiday Season

Posted by bmedia on Friday, December 1, 2017

As our canine companions age, they are more likely to suffer the effects of a cold winter. When temperatures dip and frosty, foggy mornings become the norm, keeping your older dog comfortable and fit can become a challenge. Consider these few tips to help keep your dog happy and healthy through the best and the […]

Keeping Pets Safe From Poisoning This Halloween

Posted by wadmin on Friday, October 27, 2017

On that one annual day when candy floods the streets and chocolate seemingly falls from the sky, it’s important to keep our precocious pups and companionable felines safe from the possibility of chocolate poisoning. Let these tips help your family keep your pets safe during this and every Halloween. Pet Curfew Halloween night should be […]

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