VCA SE Portland Surgery Specialists

Clinical Pathology

In-house STAT laboratory

Our hospital is equipped with an In-House Stat Laboratory that allows us to quickly perform most diagnostic tests to achieve an accurate and rapid diagnosis in emergency cases.

The immediate results yielded by the in-house laboratory also allow continued post-operative monitoring of vital functions, shall your pet's condition require.
This is especially important in very ill or critical patients, and those with unstable metabolic status.


Blood chemistry analyzer

For our non-emergency surgeries we typically collect a sample of your pet's blood and submit to a state-of-the art laboratory for a comprehensive blood chemistry analysis. Results are returned to us in less than 24 hours.

But if we need immediate results, we are equipped with an in-house laboratory capable of running the majority of tests needed to evaluate vital functions such as those of the liver and kidneys, and make an expedient diagnosis of conditions such as diabetes.

These tests are indicated in any ill animal and are also performed prior to anesthesia or surgery to evaluate general health. These exams allow us to provide an anesthesia tailored to your pet's general health, increasing the safety during a complex surgery.



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

We operate in a hospital that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for urgent and emergency care. Our Board Certified Surgeons are available on "on-call" basis for exceptional cases that require specialized care.

Where your pet is never alone

VCA SE Portland Animal Hospital

13830 SE Stark Street

Portland, OR 97233

Phone 503-255-8139

Fax 503-257-2081