At AAHA-accredited VCA Laurelhurst Animal Hospital we help pets live long, healthy and happy lives. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for the pet owner.
Located in Portland, our veterinarians, technicians and support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best preventive and healing care.
As of April 2020, Dr. Robert Lambert and the Hollywood Pet Hospital staff have joined us here at VCA Laurelhurst Animal Hospital. We are excited to offer their individualized, personable services and compassionate care here at VCA Laurelhurst Animal Hospital.
At the VCA Laurelhurst Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you and your pet. Every member of our team has a deep respect for animals and the vital role they play in your life. We understand how important your pet is to you. Each and every pet is given individual and absolute attention while in our care. Our commitment to our profession is fueled by our desire to improve the quality of life for you, your pet and our fellow veterinary professionals. We love the work we do and the animal companions that bring us together. You deserve our dedicated attention to your needs, as well as the needs of your pet. This begins at the time your initial appointment is scheduled and continues throughout the years of our relationship. We want you to be comfortable and trust that your pets are receiving the best care. We invite you to visit our hospital for a tour. Please call us any time with questions you may have about your pets.
We are an AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) Accredited Hospital.
As part of our dedication to practice success and quality pet care, AAHA has developed a set of accreditation standards that are widely used as benchmarks to measure excellence in veterinary medicine. Currently, more than 3,200 veterinary clinics hold the “AAHA-accredited” designation.
AAHA developed the accreditation program to raise the level of care being provided to companion animals, to increase loyalty among veterinary staff members, and to provide a way for animal hospitals to show their excellence to their communities and clients. Our AAHA accreditation is your assurance that we will provide the highest standard of veterinary care to you and your companion. We have a dedicated and highly trained staff of DVM’s, Certified Veterinary Technicians, Technician Assistants, Outpatient coordinators and Client Care Specialists that will provide care and compassion to you and your companion that will enrich your lives and help your companion to live a long, healthy life with you.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets the standard for quality veterinary care for companion animals. As an accredited hospital, we voluntarily uphold the Association's high standards in 18 different areas and are routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Not all animal hospitals are accredited, and we are proud to be amongst only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals that hold this honor.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) represents practitioners in the veterinary community who are passionate about the care of cats and supports its members in improving the health and welfare of feline patients. With a reputation as a leader in the field of feline medicine, the AAFP helps veterinary practices establish a feline-friendly environment that reduces stress for cats during veterinary visits.
As veterinary professionals, we know that the stress and anxiety associated with taking a pet to the veterinarian is a significant reason why pets don't always receive the medical attention they need. Fear Free℠ veterinary visits reduce feelings of stress, resulting in a better experience for all involved, including pets, owners, and veterinary health care teams. Having a Fear Free℠ Certified Professional can help alleviate your pet's fear, anxiety, and stress when visiting our hospital.
Caring for pets means meeting a wide range of needs beyond health care. Fortunately, there’s a whole community of organizations and businesses eager to help.
Here’s where to meet the local groups that we recommend to our pet-loving families.
Cat Adoption Team
Portland’s Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is the largest cat shelter in the Pacific Northwest. We offer adoption, foster care, and veterinary services to homeless cats and kittens.Visit Cat Adoption Team
Humane Society for Southwest Washington
The Humane Society for Southwest Washington is dedicated to completing families through animal adoptions, matchmaking, and lost and found services.Visit Humane Society for Southwest Washington
Multnomah County Animal Shelter
Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) is the county’s sole public animal shelter and control agency. The mission of MCAS is to protect the health, safety and welfare of people and pets throughout Multnomah County.Visit Multnomah County Animal Shelter
Oregon Humane Society
OHS is the largest humane society in the Northwest, and adopts more animals from its Portland shelter than any other single-facility shelter on the West Coast. OHS puts no time limits on how long animals remain at the shelter—a pet stays available for adoption for as long as needed to find a loving home.Visit Oregon Humane Society
Paw (Portland Animal Welfare) Team
The Portland Animal Welfare (PAW) Team saves lives, alleviates suffering, and keeps pets and people together by providing free veterinary care to the pets of people who are experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty.Visit PAW Team
The Pixie Project is a non-profit animal adoption center and rescue.Visit Pixie Project