About Us

About Us

Our mission is to provide the best emergency and critical care for companion animals, and to support veterinary professionals and the animal-loving community.

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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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).

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