VCA North Portland Veterinary Hospital Staff

VCA North Portland Veterinary Hospital

Phone: 503-285-0462
Fax: 503-285-7316
3000 North Lombard Street
Portland, OR 97217
Business Hours
Sun Closed
Hospital phones are active 8:00am Monday through Saturday.

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Mission Statement

Our staff believes in the the importance of the relationship between you and your pet. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality medicine in a compassionate and caring way. We invite you to join us as in integral member of your pet's health care team.

Our Core Values

  • Excellent, open communication
  • Individually tailored medical treatment
  • Client education
  • Open door policy
  • Clean, comfortable, professional environment
  • Low stress patient care
  • Personal and professional growth of staff
  • Leading-edge technology

 

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as high

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At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

Our staff believes in the relationship between you and your pet. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality medicine in a compassionate and caring way. We emphasize client education and preventative medicine. We achieve this by using state of the art equipment and by encouraging personal and professional growth.

We will listen closely to your concerns and questions and take the time to explain what’s happening and what should be done. We will work together with you to reach a final decision and treatment plan that’s best for you and your pet. We have an open door policy – we’ll take you anywhere in the hospital to show you what we can do. We want you to feel comfortable and informed about your pet’s condition and needed treatments. Your peace of mind is important to us.

Dr. Lynn Shanks
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ohio State University

Dr. Shanks received her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University in 1992. She completed an internship at Oradell Animal Hospital in New Jersey

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Dr. Heidi Shafford
Veterinary Specialist
Veterinary School: Colorado State University

Dr. Heidi Shafford earned her DVM from Colorado State University in 2000. Following residency and graduate training in veterinary anesthesiology

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