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Since 1996, we have brought high-quality animal health care services with a friendly, hometown feel to the Portland, Oregon community. Our team truly believes that the most important component of quality veterinary care is the relationship we forge with each of our clients and patients. 

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We're Open! Offering Curbside Service

We are OPEN for veterinary care and offering Curbside service to maintain social distance while still offering care for your pets. If your pet has veterinary needs, please call ahead and we will prioritize your pet’s care.

Did you know we have the ability to see a wide range of veterinary care needs including the essential care services below? This is not an all-inclusive list, so please call if you have any questions.

  • Wounds (lacerations/bite wounds)
  • Vomiting/diarrhea
  • Ear infections
  • Skin infections/parasites
  • Lameness/injury
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Respiratory disease
  • Vaccines (vital for illness & disease prevention)
  • Flea, Tick, Heartworm prevention
  • End of life care

We have implemented the following safety protocols in accordance with CDC guidelines:

  • It is essential that anyone displaying symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, or shortness of breath), or who has been exposed to anyone with COVID-19, or who has traveled internationally in the last 14 days to please reschedule your appointment for a later date.
  • If the above does not apply, please utilize our curbside service and call us at (503) 645-1564 when you arrive. We will review the reason for the visit and which services and products are being provided.
  • A team member will come to your car to collect the patient. All cats must be in a carrier, and all dogs must be on a secure leash. (If your dog is nervous walking to the building, you may walk your dog to the front doors, but you may not enter the building).
  • For fearful dogs with preventive care needs that require a muzzle and their owners for helping with patient positioning and comfort, we ask that you push off your visit until you are able to be with your dog for examination. If your fearful dog is sick, we may ask you to place a muzzle prior to the dog coming into the building.
  • The doctor who cared for your pet will communicate with you over the phone. Please make sure to be reachable and available. A team member will bring your pet back out to you after the visit. After the visit, we will collect payment over the phone.
  • If a patient needs to be hospitalized or is coming in for a surgical procedure, we can arrange for pick up later that day.
  • Euthanasia services will continue to be provided with clients present in-clinic. Please call to arrange needs. * Please ensure we have your email address on file, email us at ccahosp@gmail.com.
  • For prescription refills, please click on “Online Store” and choose home delivery.
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Meet Our Veterinarians

Our team of highly skilled veterinary professionals’ highest priority is getting to know you and your pet so they can develop and implement the most personalized and effective health care plan to keep your companion happy and healthy throughout their life.

Your Guide to Maintaining Your Dog’s Dental Health

February is time to recognize National Pet Dental Health Month. Pet dental health is an often overlooked aspect of our dogs’ wellbeing. However, just as it is for humans, oral healthcare is a crucial component that must be factored into our dogs’ overall healthcare plan. To uphold your dog’s healthiest teeth and gums and combat the risk of dental concerns and systemic health conditions, let’s explore the key elements of pet dental care.

The Importance of Oral Health

While it’s not uncommon for dogs to have less-than-pleasant breath, extreme odor can be a symptom of a much bigger concern. In dogs, dental issues are often tied to systemic health conditions. What may seem like a minor oral problem can actually cause or be caused by a more complex illness or disease. As such, monitoring our dogs’ teeth and gums and pursuing routine veterinary check-ups at least once a year are essential to keeping our four-legged companions healthy and out of harm’s way. 

Understanding Veterinary Dentistry

Many pet owners are hesitant to schedule dental check-ups for their dogs due to uncertainty regarding which type of veterinary professional handles matters of the teeth and gums. Your dog’s oral healthcare will begin with your trusted veterinarian. They are equipped to assess your dog’s oral health and identify more complex needs. If your dog is found to have a cavity or any other oral health concern, they will refer you to a board-certified veterinary dentist. Veterinary dentists specialize in dentistry for pets, ensuring the highest standards of quality care for your beloved companion.

Identifying Dental Problems

Just like any health problem, early intervention of dental problems promotes greater success in treatment. To keep your dog safe, happy, and healthy, it’s crucial to know what to look out for in terms of dental concerns. The most common signs that indicate that your pet needs to see a veterinary dentist include:

  • Extreme or chronic bad breath
  • Broken, fractured, or loose teeth
  • Inability to lose baby teeth or additional rows of teeth
  • Trouble chewing or keeping food in the mouth
  • Persistent drooling
  • Refusal to eat or decreased appetite
  • Bleeding, swelling, or mouth pain

Invest in your pet’s healthiest smile by getting proactive about their dental care needs. Contact your local veterinarian today to schedule an oral health check-up to get started.

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