VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

Our Pet Care Partners

Caring for all of your pet's needs takes more than we could ever provide alone. Here are some local organizations and businesses that we recommend to our patients and their families.


  • Multnomah County Dog Services

    Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) is the only open door shelter in Portland. We are the primary agency responsible for lost pet care, animal abuse investigations and animal rescue in Multnomah County. We also offer dog and cat licensing, lost and found pet services, and animal adoptions through our shelter in Troutdale.

    Visit Multnomah County Dog Services


  • Oregon Humane Society

    For 145 years, OHS has been sheltering abandoned animals, fighting cruelty and neglect, and working to build a caring, compassionate community here in Oregon.

    Although we have thousands of members and 1,500 volunteers, we are really nothing more than a single person saying 'Yes, I want to help.' 

    Visit Oregon Humane Society


  • Greyhounds Pets of America Greater Northwest Inc

    GPA Greater NW is a non profit 501(3)(C) organization, dedicated to placing retired racing Greyhounds into homes through out the greater Northwest and Western Canada. We are an all volunteer organization, our primary focus is the care and placement of all Greyhounds, regardless of age, colors or even in some cases medical needs into the right loving forever homes

    Visit Greyhounds Pets of America Greater Northwest Inc


  • Guide Dogs For The Blind

    Guide Dogs for the Blind is more than an industry-leading guide dog school; we are a passionate community that serves the visually impaired. With exceptional client services and a robust network of trainers, puppy raisers, donors and volunteers, we prepare highly qualified guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision. All of our services are provided free of charge; we receive no government funding.

    Visit Guide Dogs For The Blind


  • Clackams County Dog Services

    Serving the community by taking pets in and helping them find new homes.

    Visit Clackams County Dog Services


  • Oregon Zoo

    The nonprofit Oregon Zoo Foundation enhances community involvement with the zoo, primarily through member-based support.

    Each year it contributes between $4 and $5 million to help fund the zoo's work in conservation, education and animal welfare.

    Visit Oregon Zoo


  • VCA Charities Pet Food Pantry

    VCA Charities' Pet Food Pantry - launched in 2014 in Portland, OR, VCA Charities' Pet Food Pantry provides pet food to the clients of food pantries. It is co-sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition. The VCA Charities Pet Food Pantry allows pets to get the necessary proper nutrition to stay healthy.  A Pet Food Pantry is held every 4th Thursday of each month at Southeast Community Church Of Nazarene, located at 5535 SE Rhone
    Portland, OR 97206

    Visit VCA Charities Pet Food Pantry


  • H2Meyer Photography

    Pets are family! We understand your pet means the world to you. Let H2Meyer Photography catch your best friend in their best light.  We come to you and set up a mini-studio at your home or a location of your choosing.  Your pet will be more comfortable with familiar surroundings, allowing their personality to shine.  There is no time like the present so contact them today to schedule your best friend's shoot!

    Visit H2Meyer Photography

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

FOR PET MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL OUR HOSPITAL AT (503) 656-3999 OR TRANSPORT YOUR PET IMMEDIATELY TO OUR FACILITY (NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED)

VCA NORTHWEST VETERINARY SPECIALISTS IS LOCATED AT:

16756 S.E. 82nd DRIVE
CLACKAMAS, OR 97015
TEL: (503) 656-3999
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Pet Emergency Handbook for Download

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists is ready to provide emergency and critical care for your beloved companion around the clock every day of the year. Our Emergency Service is staffed by 4 board certified emergency and critical care specialists -- more than any other specialty hospital in the Pacific NW! Our ER/CC team works collaboratively with all of our specialty departments as needed to provide the most diverse and comprehensive specialty care in Portland. If your pet is having an emergency, please come immediately to our hospital - we are ALWAYS available, any time, day or night! You may speak with an ER/CC team member if you have questions/concerns by calling (503) 656-3999.

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