October Is Adopt-A-Dog Month 

Gresham Animal Hospital Offers Top-Notch Veterinary Care In Gresham 

The staff at Gresham Animal Hospital knows how important it is for Gresham locals to make sure their furry family members are well taken care of. That’s why we’re dedicated to offering top-notch veterinary services! Whether you need something in particular checked out or your pet just needs a routine check-up, we’ve got you covered. The Gresham Animal Hospital team is here to help keep your pet happy and healthy! 

Happy October – Happy Adopt-A-Dog Month 

October has arrived at long last, and we know that many of you are looking forward to seasonally appropriate celebrations and other pass times. Here at Gresham Animal Hospital, though, we ask that you consider over this month giving a dog a much-needed home. 

Are you ready to provide companionship for an animal in need and receive companionship in return? Do you want to potentially save an animal by giving them their forever home? Consider adopting a dog! October is, as recognized by both the American Humane Association (AHA) and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), national Adopt-A-Dog month. In particular, the ASPCA encourages people to adopt dogs from shelters. 

Shelters routinely struggle with overpopulation issues. They simply can’t house all of the stray dogs they come across. With their limited funding, they can also only afford to take care of so many strays. As many as 20% of shelter dogs get euthanized because of these issues. If you choose to adopt a shelter dog you are, in a very real way, saving a life. You’re helping to fight overpopulation and you’ll gain and companion who you will cherish for years and years to come. 

Spread The Word About Adopt-A-Dog Month 

Even if you yourself cannot provide a home for a shelter dog, we urge Gresham locals to spread the word about Adopt-A-Dog Month. The more people know about the issues dogs in shelters face, the more chance those dogs will find their forever homes. 

Another way to save local shelter dogs and other animals is to donate to your local shelters. Check in with shelters in your area, find out what they need and if they are taking donations. You could make a real difference by donating to a Gresham shelter today! 

Rely On Gresham Animal Hospital For Top-Notch Veterinary Care 

Gresham Animal Hospital is equipped to provide the service and treatment your pet needs under one roof. Keep Gresham Animal Hospital in mind next time your dog or cat needs a checkup, shots, or vaccines. Give us a call at 503.666.1600 to schedule an appointment today.