VCA North Portland Veterinary Hospital


There are a number of veterinarians in the area who have a special area of interest, but are not board-certified. Some of the referrals that we make are to individuals who are not veterinarians, but are highly skilled in their area of interest.



Darcy Hoyt, DVM, CVA
Housecall Acupuncture for Pets


Avian & Exotics

VCA East Mill Plain Animal Hospital
416 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA98684
Kelly Flaminio, DVM Avian, Pot-bellied Pigs
Kate Hooper, DVM Avian and Exotics
Alayson Phelps, DVM Reptiles
Lynn Spolek, DVM Exotics Only

Gladstone Veterinary Hospital
*call for doctor availability
18420 SE McLoughlin Blvd
Portland, OR 97267
Kristi Winkler, DVM Avian, Exotics & Reptiles

Northwest Exotic Pet Vet
11876 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97005
Katrina Ramsell, DVM, PhD Exotics & Reptiles (No Avian)

Oswego Veterinary Hospital
590 SW Third Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Deborah Ward, DVM Avian, Exotics (No Reptiles)

Paws & Claws
26745 S.E. Stark St
Troutdale, OR 97060
Ken DeRemer, DVM Avian, Exotics, and Reptiles
Christinea Huntsinger, DVM Avian, Exotics, and Reptiles
Monica Pollock, DVM Avian, Exotics, and Reptiles

Peninsula Dog & Cat Clinic
5313 N. Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Ken DeRemer, DVM Exotics & Chickens

Pet Samaritan Clinic
2519 E Burnside
Portland, OR 97214
Karen Davies, DVM Avian & Exotics Only (No Reptiles)
Janet Ewing, DVM Avian & Exotics Only (No Reptiles)

Southwest Animal Hospital
6139 SW Murray Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97008
Mark Burgess, DVM Exotics & Reptiles (No Avian)
Melinda Surrency, DVM Exotics & Reptiles (No Avian)



Synergy Behavior Solutions
2127 NW York Street
Valli Parthasarathy, DVM, PhD

City Dog Country Dog Training
5331 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 258-210
Jay Fineman, VMD
Heather Omart, CPDT
Caroline Spark, PhD, CDBC, CPDT

Oregon Humane Society
1067 NE Columbia Blvd
Portland, OR 97211

Brilliant Behavior Dog Training
Salli Stephens-Tiley, Behaviorist & Trainer
Private Coaching & Behavior Assessment

Animal School Behavior Services
Mary Lee Nitschke, Ph. D, CPDT, CAAB

Dynamite Doggies!
Jennifer Joyce, CTC



Nancy Curran, DVM
Two Rivers Veterinary Clinic
3808 N. Williams
Portland, OR 97227

Claudia Holderegger, DC, LLC
AVCA Certified Animal Chiropractor
Unity Chiropractor
9221 SW Barbur Blvd, Suite 104
Portland, OR 97219
p 503.546.2511
f 503.546.2510

Sandra L Johnson, D.C.
Animal Chiropractic Mobile Unit

Mary Mandeville
5746 NE Going St.
Portland, OR 97218


Home Euthanasia


Stanford Brent Carroll, DVM
Fetch & Heal Home Veterinary Care

Lori Gibson, DVM
Compassionate Care

Diane Healey, DVM
Peaceful Passings

Louise Mesher, DVM
At Home Veterinary Services


Massage Therapy

Rubi Sullivan
Heal Animal Massage Therapy – Canine Massage

Maddy Turner
Wet Dog Wellness – Canine Pool and Massage


Physical Therapy


Patricia Kortekaas
Full Spectrum Canine Therapy
4175 East Amazon Dr
Eugene, OR 97405
p 541.686.0101
f 541.686.0202

Jean Pierson, PT, CBP
3424 SW Hume Street
Portland, OR 97219
p: 971-404-5286


Rehabilitation & Osteopathy


Joyce Biethan, MPT, CPDT
Unsinkable Dogs: K9 Warm Water Swim Center
20413 NE 29th Ave
Ridgefield, WA 98642
p 360.624.8475
f 360.727.3479

Bianca Shaw, DVM
Back on Track Rehabilitation Center
9045 SW Barbur Blvd, Suite 130


Mobile Veterinarians

Stanford Brent Carroll, DVM
Fetch & Heal Home Veterinary Care

Laura Chang, DVM
Vet to Pet

Mike Corcoran, DVM
Vulcan Veterinary Services
Avian, Exotics, & Reptiles

Matthew Marasco, DVM
River City Mobile Veterinary Service

Louise Mesher, DVM
At Home Veterinary Services


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of an emergency, please contact us immediately. When we are closed, you should call or go to one of the following emergency veterinary hospitals:

Dove Lewis - 503-228-7281
1945 NW Pettygrove
Portland, OR 97209

Columbia River Veterinary Specialists - 360-694-3007
607 NE 84th Street, Suite 109
Vancouver, WA 98665

VCA NorthWest Veterinary Specialists - 503-656-3999
16756 SE 82nd Drive
Clackamas, OR 97015