DoveLewis Blog

Gobble Gobble. Our furry friends would also love to partake in the feast and gobble up some food, but food-related injuries and illnesses are the main cause of pet emergencies over this holiday weekend. Learn what is most harmful and the best way to keep your pets healthy.

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Fright night might be fun for humans, but it can be frightfully scary—and even dangerous—for pets. Veterinarians at DoveLewis want to remind pet owners to be mindful of the various ways Halloween can pose a threat to animals.

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Don’t Overlook These Summer Pet Risks

Portland summers bring beautiful clear skies, hot outdoor fun, and a myriad of ways to enjoy the sunshine with your furry family members. Find out about a few additional hazards that come with the summer season.

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Fourth of July: Celebrate with Pet Safety in Mind

Every year on Independence Day, many families experience pet emergencies. The celebration and festivities can cause several hazards to pets that can not only be distressing to them, but also harmful. Loud noises from exploding fireworks, unfamiliar guests, as well as fire hazards and holiday food can result in stress and injury to pets.

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What Should You Do if You Find a Wild Animal?

As we approach the warmer summer months, DoveLewis sees an increase in wildlife cases. Thanks to our donor-funded Stray Animal & Wildlife Program, we are able to cover the cost of providing emergency care for thousands of wildlife each year.

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For emergency care, call 503-228-7281 to speak with a veterinary technician.
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