Please call us at 503-656-3999 if you believe your pet is experiencing an emergency. All specialty services are seen by appointment only. 

Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule

Upcoming Continuing Education Schedule

THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please email Heather at [email protected]

"First Aid for Your Best Friend" Class

Join us on Sunday, September 15th! This event is free and open to the public. Click here to learn more.


Teaching Tuesdays (on a Thursday)

"Reviewing the ABCs of ECGs" - Thursday, September 19th

Join Dr. Michael Lovasz, DVM, MS (practice limited to Anesthesia) as he reviews: 

  • Calculate spontaneous heart rate at 25 and 50mm/sec
  • Identify the parts of ECG (What's going on at each point)
  • Common causes for arrhythmias
  • Review the roles of electrolytes in cardiac muscle function
  • Identify common arrhythmias
  • Discuss antiarrhythmic therapy
  • Putting it all together: ECGs you will encounter

7:00 - 7:30pm: Tacos & Beverages
7:30 - 8:30pm: Presentation

This event is open to all support staff. ** CVTs will receive 1 Credit Hour of CE for attending **

Location: VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists, 16756 SE 82nd Drive, Clackamas 97015

To register, please click here.

For questions, contact Heather Bruce at [email protected] or 503-656-3999.


Radiation Safety for X-Ray Operators

This 10-hour radiation safety training course is designed to educate x-ray operators on the principles of radiation safety as it relates to the use of x-ray devices in diagnostic medicine. This course satisfies requirements set forth in the Oregon Administrative Rules.  It is offered on a monthly basis here at VCA NWVS in Clackamas, Oregon.  

Radiation Safety for X-ray Operators - Flyer

Upcoming class dates and times:

Saturday, September 7th 2019, 8am - 6pm
Saturday, October 5th 2019, 8am - 6pm
Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 8am - 6pm
Saturday, December 7th 2019, 8am - 6pm

To register a student, visit

Email: [email protected]
Call: 971-328-1552

Registration fee: $350

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