DoveLewis Blog

If you notice something different about your pet, you may start to wonder if it’s time to make a trip to the emergency room or if you’re just overreacting to your pet’s possible plight. Here are a few examples of when you should take immediate action and when you can wait.

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Protect Your Pet’s Heart

In honor of American Heart Month, DoveLewis is encouraging pet owners to care for their animal’s heart health by knowing the signs of heart disease and focusing on prevention.

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Protect Your Pets During the Holidays

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.

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Don’t Let the Thanksgiving Meal Go to the Dogs

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.

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Dealing with Pet Obesity

While some think chubby pets are cute, overweight pets are in danger of obesity-related health problems that can lead to chronic diseases or even emergency situations.

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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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