Deck the halls with boughs of holly … but be sure it’s out of reach of your furry friends. It’s easy to get swept up in the festivities of the season, but don’t forget that added fun means added risks for your pets.
We aren't the only ones excited about the food on Turkey Day. Our furry friends would also love to partake in the feast, but food-related injuries and illnesses are the main cause of pet emergencies over this holiday weekend. From turkey bones to desserts, animals have a tendency to gobble up anything and everything in sight. Learn what is most harmful and the best way to keep your pets healthy.
Every year, we meet thousands of animals – companion pets, stray animals and wildlife – who need help. Whether it’s serious injuries or life-threatening illnesses, DoveLewis is committed to providing the best medical care possible, but we couldn’t do it without your help. Find out how community support makes a difference.
As Portland continues to grow “up” with the addition of numerous high-rise apartment buildings, local pets are at a greater risk of suffering from high-rise syndrome, especially during the hotter days of summer. High-rise syndrome commonly refers to cats and dogs falling from a two-story surface or higher.