DoveLewis Blog

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.

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High-Rise Syndrome is a Risk for Portland Pets

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.

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Pet First Aid: Bandaging Basics

It’s a beautiful day and you’re out playing fetch with your dog at the park. Suddenly, your furry friend snags a chain link on a nearby fence enclosure and returns with an open bleeding wound. What do you do next? Seeking veterinary care is a must. But having some basic knowledge of wound-bandaging can prevent further bleeding, provide protection and prevent infection until you can see the vet.

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