• Safe Hot Weather Activities For You And Your Dog

    Safe Hot Weather Activities For You And Your Dog

    If your high energy dog can not be convinced that it is simply too hot outside for outdoor adventures, you’re not alone. Keeping a large breed built for reckless running, jumping and exploring confined to a house day in and …Read More »
  • Three Tips To Keep Elderly Cats Cool During A Heat Wave

    Three Tips To Keep Elderly Cats Cool During A Heat Wave

    Our revered old cats and their mystical, cantankerous ways — they need a special bit of care as they progress into their golden years. That rings particularly true in the warm summer months when overheating can become a real issue. …Read More »
  • DIY Hot Weather Treats For Your Pups

    DIY Hot Weather Treats For Your Pups

    Gresham, collectively, is sweating. The temperatures are rigidly adhering to their mid 90s groove, and it’s bringing out the best and the worst in our pets. Searing temperatures can mean fun trips to the river or swimming hole for some …Read More »
  • Tips To Help Keep Your Pups Hydrated in Peak Summer Weather

    Tips To Help Keep Your Pups Hydrated in Peak Summer Weather

    As temperatures reach triple digits in the Pacific Northwest, pet owners must remain aware of their pet’s water intake. Extreme heat can bring out all manner of undesirable and worrisome behavior in our pets, but staying on top of your …Read More »
  • Small Pets in Tiny Places; Choosing The Best Habitats

    Small Pets in Tiny Places; Choosing The Best Habitats

    The needs of small pets differ vastly from the needs of more common pets like cats and dogs. Hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, ferrets, and rabbits have specific habitat needs that can either see your small pet living in luxury or …Read More »
  • How Temperature Changes Can Affect Your Pet Birds

    How Temperature Changes Can Affect Your Pet Birds

    The formula for comfort in the midst of a heat wave is identical for pet birds and their people: lots of cool drinking water, good air circulation and plenty of shade. There are many domesticated bird breeds that thrive in …Read More »
  • Cool Cats; How to Keep New Kittens Safe in Hot Weather

    Cool Cats; How to Keep New Kittens Safe in Hot Weather

    First things first, congratulations on your sweet baby kitty. Kittens are such fun, frenetic bundles of electric excitement – but keeping those little buddies comfortable and cool during summer months can be a challenge. Whether you’ve adopted a kitten or …Read More »
  • Gresham’s Best Dog Parks

    Gresham’s Best Dog Parks

    The modern dog park is so much more than a playground for our beloved, slobbery companions. It’s where we connect with our neighbors and like-minded pet lovers. We make friends there, we sip our morning coffee there, we commiserate and …Read More »
  • Safely Keeping Your Pup Active During a Hot Summer

    Safely Keeping Your Pup Active During a Hot Summer

    During the hotter summer months, pet owners may be more than satisfied spending their days lazing with the AC on high, but canine companions typically need a bit more activity. When sidewalks are hot enough to burn bare paws, and …Read More »
  • How Do I Protect My Birds from the Heat?

    How Do I Protect My Birds from the Heat?

    Birds don’t have sweat glands. They actually pant like dogs and also let air flow under their wings, to cool the main arteries. Panting is the beginning sign that your bird might be overheating; more severe signs of overheating are …Read More »
  • Do Cats Overheat Easily?

    Do Cats Overheat Easily?

    Cats are capable of getting heat stroke (hyperthermia) just like most mammals. Detecting when your cat is overheating is a little tough because unlike humans who sweat or dogs who pant, cats regulate their temperature mostly by grooming. 5 SIGNS …Read More »
  • Can Dogs Get Heat Stroke?

    Can Dogs Get Heat Stroke?

    A dog’s fur is great for keeping them warm, but it can be problematic for some during the hot weather. Dogs regulate their heat by panting, but this is a limited way to control temperature. It doesn’t actively make them …Read More »
  • How Do Cats Keep Cool in Hot Weather?

    How Do Cats Keep Cool in Hot Weather?

    Cats are so independent, compared to dogs anyway, so how do they moderate their temperature during these hotter summer months and what can we do to help them? First it might be interesting to know how humans and dogs cool …Read More »
  • How DO I Keep My Dogs Cool in Hot Weather

    How DO I Keep My Dogs Cool in Hot Weather

    When dogs get hot they can’t cool themselves down like humans do. Human sweat to cool down; dogs have a very small set of sweat glands (mostly in their paws). In fact, instead of cooling down, the way they regulate …Read More »
  • Essential Training for Camping with Dogs

    Essential Training for Camping with Dogs

    In an earlier post, we recommended a few commands for Camping with your dog. See the commands below. Come: Self-explanatory. Whoa: I use this for stop, freeze, don’t move. Useful for bird dogs so they don’t flush a bird when they’re …Read More »
  • How Do I Find Dog Friendly Camping Sites

    How Do I Find Dog Friendly Camping Sites

    Camping is a fantastically fun thing to do with your dogs! With Summer here the warm weather is upon us, so bring out the tents! If you are going to bring your dog with you make sure to follow these …Read More »
  • Is Your Dog Ready For Camping

    Is Your Dog Ready For Camping

      It’s the perfect time to go camping with your dog. here are a couple of tips that will help you prepare before you pack your sleeping bag and tent. You will want to assess your dog’s personality and have …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #9 For Dogs

    Summer Safety Tip #9 For Dogs

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #10 For Dogs

    Summer Safety Tip #10 For Dogs

    Summer time is here and your dog can feel the heat! Picnics, beach parties, and walks in the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your dog. But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #8

    Summer Safety Tip #8

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #7

    Summer Safety Tip #7

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #6

    Summer Safety Tip #6

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #5

    Summer Safety Tip #5

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #4

    Summer Safety Tip #4

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #3

    Summer Safety Tip #3

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #2

    Summer Safety Tip #2

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Summer Safety Tip #1

    Summer Safety Tip #1

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • More Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe This 4th Of July

    More Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe This 4th Of July

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe This 4th Of July

    Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe This 4th Of July

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • 5 Tips Keeping Your Pets Safe From Coyotes

    5 Tips Keeping Your Pets Safe From Coyotes

    Ever pet owners worst nightmare is a predator. Coyotes are notorious for attacking homeowners pets in rural and suburban neighborhoods. Animals like small dogs, cats, and rabbits are all at risk if you leave them outside when there are coyotes …Read More »
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips #7 | Beware Heat Exhaustion

    Summer Pet Safety Tips #7 | Beware Heat Exhaustion

    We are finishing this series focusing on summer pet safety tips. Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous …Read More »
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips #6 | Water Safety Is Important

    Summer Pet Safety Tips #6 | Water Safety Is Important

    We are going to be focusing on summer safety tips for this series. Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime …Read More »
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips #5 | Being Safe About Walks

    Summer Pet Safety Tips #5 | Being Safe About Walks

    We are going to be focusing on summer safety tips for this series. Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime …Read More »
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips #4 | Keeping Your Pet Comfy

    Summer Pet Safety Tips #4 | Keeping Your Pet Comfy

    We are going to be focusing on summer safety tips for this series. Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime …Read More »
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips #3 | Cooling Off Your Pet

    Summer Pet Safety Tips #3 | Cooling Off Your Pet

    We are going to be focusing on summer safety tips for this series. Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime …Read More »
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips #2 | The Importance Of Paw Protection

    Summer Pet Safety Tips #2 | The Importance Of Paw Protection

    We are going to be focusing on summer safety tips for this series. Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime …Read More »
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips #1 | The Importance Of Sun Protection

    Summer Pet Safety Tips #1 | The Importance Of Sun Protection

    Summer time is here! Picnics and beach parties and walks at the park are all great and wonderfully fun activities to do with your pet! But summertime can be dangerous for your fluffy family members too. Between the heat, and the …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #10

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #10

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #9

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #9

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #8

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #8

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #7

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #7

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #6

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #6

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #5

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #5

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #4

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #4

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #3

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #3

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #2

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #2

    Adopt An Adorable New Family Member This June! June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this …Read More »
  • June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #1

    June Is Adopt A Cat Month | Adoption Checklist #1

    June is Adopt A Cat Month! This time of year kittens are at their peak! You can bring home a brand new family member! The best place to go to do this is your local shelter. Rescue your newest family …Read More »
  • Dental Care For Your Pets!

    Dental Care For Your Pets!

    Just like you, dogs need to take care of their teeth. Unlike you, they don’t have opposable thumbs to do it! That means they need extra help to keep their teeth hygiene up! You can do it yourself or come into …Read More »
  • Microchipping Your Pets To Ensure Their Safety

    Microchipping Your Pets To Ensure Their Safety

    We can all agree that losing our pets is a worst case situation. They only things we want is for our best friends to make it safely home. Luckily microchipping is something Gresham Animal Hospital can do for you and your …Read More »
  • 6 Important Things To Consider Before Adopting A Dog

    6 Important Things To Consider Before Adopting A Dog

    A dog would be a great pet! Dogs can be helpful with socializing, exercising, reducing stress, they can even help improve your immune system. Before you get too excited there are a few things you should consider before adopting a …Read More »
  • 8 Things To Consider When Choosing A Veterinarian

    8 Things To Consider When Choosing A Veterinarian

    At Gresham Animal Hospital, we have been providing routine wellness and emergency care to Gresham pets for over 65 Years. Our newly designed Hospital has four separate heating and cooling zones for you and your pet’s comfort. We are able to …Read More »
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #7

    Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #7

    We are continuing our series of tips to keep your dog safe while you explore the great outdoors together! Summer is almost here which means exploring and hiking with your best friend! Here in Oregon, we love going out and exploring our …Read More »
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #6

    Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #6

    We are continuing our series of tips to keep your dog safe while you explore the great outdoors together! Summer is almost here which means exploring and hiking with your best friend! Here in Oregon, we love going out and exploring our …Read More »
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #5

    Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #5

    We are continuing our series of tips to keep your dog safe while you explore the great outdoors together! Summer is almost here which means exploring and hiking with your best friend! Here in Oregon, we love going out and exploring our …Read More »
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #4

    Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #4

    We are continuing our series of tips to keep your dog safe while you explore the great outdoors together! Summer is almost here which means exploring and hiking with your best friend! Here in Oregon, we love going out and exploring our …Read More »
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #3

    Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #3

    We are continuing our series of tips to keep your dog safe while you explore the great outdoors together! Summer is almost here which means exploring and hiking with your best friend! Here in Oregon, we love going out and exploring our …Read More »
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #2

    Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #2

    We are continuing our series of tips to keep your dog safe while you explore the great outdoors together! Summer is almost here which means exploring and hiking with your best friend! Here in Oregon, we love going out and exploring our …Read More »
  • Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #1

    Keeping Your Pets Safe While You Explore This Summer: #1

    Summer is almost here which means exploring and hiking with your best friend! Here in Oregon, we love going out and exploring our numerous trails and hikes, enjoying and being out in nature. It’s fun to take our dogs with …Read More »
  • Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe And Happy In The Water: #5

    Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe And Happy In The Water: #5

    We are continuing our series on how to keep your pup safe when you play in the water this summer! With the warm weather on the way you are probably looking forward to spending some quality time with your dog …Read More »
  • Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe And Happy In The Water: #4

    Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe And Happy In The Water: #4

    We are continuing our series on how to keep your pup safe when you play in the water this summer! With the warm weather on the way you are probably looking forward to spending some quality time with your dog …Read More »