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Caring for pets - and their people, too.

Welcome to VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists, the largest and most diverse specialty practice in the Pacific Northwest. Our original practice started in 1991 with three specialists and has been in its current location since 1999 with now over 26,000 square feet of clinical space and 37 doctors. Our mission is to provide medical and surgical excellence with honesty, respect and compassion...
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VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

503-656-3999

16756 S.E. 82nd Drive, Clackamas, OR, 97015

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Welcome to VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists, the largest and most diverse specialty practice in the Pacific Northwest. Our original practice started in 1991 with three specialists and has been in its current location since 1999 with now over 26,000 square feet of clinical space and over 40 doctors. Our mission is to provide medical and surgical excellence with honesty, respect and compassion.

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Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

Where your pet’s health is our top priority
and excellent service is our goal.

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Why does my pet need a veterinary specialist?
When your family veterinarian believes your pet’s illness would be better treated by a specialist, you and your pet may be referred to Northwest Veterinary Specialists. Because specialists are more likely to diagnose and treat patients with uncommon and complex illnesses, they may have more experience and expertise in your pet’s condition and often have access to special technologies and equipment...

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VCA Clinical Studies

Veterinary clinical studies, also called clinical trials, allow for discovery of new treatment options and procedures. These studies allow VCA hospitals to stay at the forefront of veterinary care. We are proud to offer clinical studies at our hospital for pets in need now and for future generations.

Visit VCA Clinical Studies to learn about our current clinical studies and all participating hospitals. You can also contact Clinical Studies to see if your pet is eligible to take part in groundbreaking medical advancements for the benefit of all pets.

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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Know Your Pet

Tube Feeding - Esophagostomy Tubes in Cats

An esophagostomy tube is a small rubber tube that enters the esophagus through a surgical incision on the side of the neck. This allows food you to place food directly into the esophagus so that it can flow down into the stomach. The feeding tube is not placed directly into the stomach.

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Nutrition - Feeding Guidelines for Cats

Feeding your cat the appropriate amount of a well balanced diet is vital to the maintenance of overall health and well-being, just as eating a well balanced diet is for us. In order to understand how and what to feed cats, it is necessary to understand how the nutritional requirements of the cat have developed through the process of biological evolution.

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Gastrostomy Tube Feeding in Cats

A gastrostomy tube is a small rubber tube that passes directly into the stomach through the skin and body wall of the cat's abdomen. It permits you to deliver food and water directly into the stomach.

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Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Aggression is defined as threats or harmful actions directed toward another individual and can include threat displays, lunging, growling, snarling, snapping and biting. In animals, aggressive behaviors are a means of communication.

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Behavior Management Products for Dogs

There are numerous products on the market that have been designed to help prevent undesirable behavior in dogs. Leashes, harnesses, and head halters are needed to keep pets under control, especially when outdoors.

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Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Counterconditioning and desensitization are powerful ways to change behavior. They are usually used in combination. Desensitization provides a means of safely exposing the pet to the stimulus at a level at or below which fear is likely to be exhibited.

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Flying with your Cat

Successful flight with a cat begins long before the day of travel. It requires planning and preparation in order to make the experience as enjoyable as possible for both you and your cat.

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Breeding and Queening Cats

Breeding cats and raising kittens can be an extremely rewarding experience or it may result in frustration and failure. The following information is provided in order to increase your chances of success and make the experience more enjoyable and safe.

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Brushing Teeth in Cats

Teaching your cat to accept the brushing of its teeth will take some training, but will be relatively easy once he is accustomed to the process. Daily brushing is most beneficial and will help to establish a routine for your pet.

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