Hillsboro, Oregon Pet News

Dr. Surrency Saves The Day!

After more than 150 rabbits, chickens and guinea pigs were rescued from a home in Vancouver, Portland Guinea Pig Rescue discovered one of the guinea pigs, named Beatrice, was pregnant and wouldn’t go into labor. Our own Dr. Melinda Surrency performed a C-section that saved Beatrice and one of her babies! Read more about the […]

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Did the Easter Bunny deliver a new rabbit friend? We can help!

Many people get pet rabbits this time of year. If you have a new fuzzy, hopping friend in your home, we can help you care for your new pet! Hillsboro Veterinary Clinic’s Dr. Melinda Surrency has extensive experience working with many exotic species, including rabbits. Schedule an appointment for your new bouncy friend at Hillsboro […]

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Welcome Vicki, our new Practice Manager!

We are pleased to introduce Vicki Timpe, our new practice manager! Vicki began working in animal hospitals almost fifteen years ago. Her love for the veterinary field continued to grow as she finished college and worked her way up from kennel employee, to reception staff, office manager, and now to practice manager. She joined us […]

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The Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

One out of every three pets will become lost at some point in their lives, but microchip implants can help reunite these lost pets with their owners. Not only are microchips effective, they’re permanent, too. Microchips are contained in small, biocompatible capsules, each smaller than a grain of rice. During a quick and virtually pain-free […]

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Preventing Flea and Tick Infestations as Spring Approaches

Fleas and ticks love warmer weather, so they come out in droves in the spring and summer. Don’t dismiss the problems these pests cause when they infest your pets: Fleas can cause anemia and trigger allergies, and one tick bite can transmit numerous dangerous diseases. Prevention medications are the best way to keep fleas and […]

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National Immunization Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This month was created by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American Veterinary Medical Association has joined in to stress the importance of vaccines throughout a person (and their pet’s!) lifetime. In the spirit of NIAM and because we staunchly believe in the importance of […]

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Microchipping

One simple procedure could save your pet’s life. Nearly one in three pets will become lost during their lifetime, becoming one of the 8 million animals that enter shelters each year. Microchip implants are an incredibly simple, inexpensive and effective way to find lost pets, keeping them out of an animal shelter and back home. […]

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Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween brings a number of hazards into the home. Here are a few important safety tips to ensure your pet is safe and happy on this spookiest of holidays. Festive candy containing large amounts of chocolate, peanut butter, raisins or currents are toxic to pets. Ingesting them can result in upset stomachs, heart arrhythmia, kidney […]

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