About Us

About Us

Our mission is to care for every animal and every person who cares for them. Always.

Our History

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital was founded in 1973 by Mr. A.B. Lewis in memory of his late wife, Dove, and in cooperation with the Portland Veterinary Medical Association.

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Board of Directors

As a 501c3 nonprofit, DoveLewis is governed by a board of directors made up of community members and veterinary professionals committed to making DoveLewis the premier animal medical center in the Pacific Northwest.

Meet the Board


From the hospital's overall vision to its medical standards to it community programs, a team of driven, devoted people are behind its continued success.

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AAHA Accredited

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) in recognition of our high standards of veterinary excellence.

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VECCS Level 1 Certified

The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) recognizes DoveLewis as a Level 1 emergency and critical care facility that provides exemplary patient care and outstanding efforts to raise public and professional awareness in the field of veterinary medicine. DoveLewis is the only facility in Oregon to be certified on any level (I, II or III).