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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 […]

Winter Tips For Pets That Most Owners Forget

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Sunday, December 1, 2019

We all want to be good pet owners, and we get better at it every year. There may be a few winter tips that we neglect. We scoured some cold weather tips from both the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and American Veterinary Medical Association for some of the lesser-known tips […]

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 […]

5 Feline-Friendly Ways to Cat Proof Your Christmas Tree

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Saturday, December 1, 2018

If you have had your cat(s) for a while, you may have already found your own solutions for keeping both your tree and your cat safe from the hazards of frolic and play. New owners, however, may find out that bringing home a Christmas tree (or any plant during the year) is considered fair game […]

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 […]

Heartworm Awareness Month – How To Protect Your Pet From Heartworms

Posted by bmedia on Sunday, April 1, 2018

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and as such, we would like to share a few tips for keeping your pet heartworm free. At Gresham Animal Hospital, we follow the recommendations of the American Heartworm Society and other experts in advising heartworm testing and prevention for all our canine patients. Along with testing, the American […]

5 Easy Ways You Can Maintain Your Pet’s Dental Health at Home

Posted by bmedia on Thursday, February 1, 2018

Dental care is as important to your pet’s health as it is to your own, that is to say, without maintenance and care it could fall into disrepair, which could ultimately affect whole body health. There are many tip and tricks to maintain your pet’s dental health, but there are only a few pieces of […]

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