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97 Percent of Cats and Dogs Don’t Fight Like Cats and Dogs

Posted by bmedia on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

In the Spirit of Valentine’s Day February is the month of romance and love. While we don’t expect cats and dogs to send each other cards or flowers, they do get along much better than they are given credit for. If you have thought of having a home with both you will be encouraged that […]

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 […]

What is Happening in Your Pet’s Brain When They See You

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Monday, April 1, 2019

First, any pet owner knows that your furry (or feathered) family member recognizes you and the rest of the household. There is, however, some difference as to how your pet may greet you when you first come home. If you are a cat owner, you may get different shades of aloofness. Birds can be the […]

Spay and Neuter: Fixing What is Not Broken

Posted by Gresham Animal Hospital on Friday, February 1, 2019

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. Spay and neuter is the #1 way to end pet homelessness before it begins. The reason why awareness starts in February is to encourage owners to sterilize their pets before the spring and summer months when there is a rampant overproduction of puppies and kittens. With overproduction, animal shelters experience […]

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 […]

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 […]

Traveling With Your Pet – 4 Tips To Make Summer Travel a Breeze

Posted by bmedia on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Summer adventures are right around the corner, but if you’re a pet parent who prefers to travel with their beloved companion, planning expansive trips can be difficult. Avoid common travel dilemmas by considering these few tips to maximize you and your pets comfort on long car rides, flights or other modes of travel. 1. Bring […]

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