VCA Southeast Portland Animal Hospital

Phone: 503-255-8139
Fax: 503-257-2081
13830 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR 97233
Business Hours
We are open 24-hours per day, 365 days per year including all holidays.

Dr. Chris Bonnell
Medical Director
DVM, DABVP

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

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We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from first vaccines to a lifetime of preventive care to keep your pet happy and healthy.  VCA SE Portland Animal Hospital is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  We are always open!

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

At VCA SE Portland Animal Hospital, we have 8 general practice veterinarians and 2 board-certified surgeons.  Our technical support staff and customer service representatives are eager to work with you and your pet to ensure a positive experience for your pet and for also you!

Enjoy a hot cup of coffee or tea during your visit.  Bringing children with you? We have books, color sheets and crayons available to help keep children busy during your pet's visit.

Dr. Jennifer Holmes
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Georgia

Dr. Holmes is a 1998 University of Georgia graduate. She has been part of our SEPAH team for 11 years. She enjoys feline and emergency medicine. Dr. ...Read Full Biography

Dr. Kate Larson
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Oregon State University

Dr. Kate Larson attended veterinary school at Oregon State University. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal

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Saving Caddy The Greyhound
GPA Northwest from Portland

Caddy, a gentle 3-1/2 year old retired racing Greyhound, suffered an injury to his right rear leg during a race in Jacksonville, Florida. His injury was never treated until he came to GPA Northwest here in Portland. He was in pain and could not walk on his damaged leg.



With the expertise of Dr. Ost, Caddy first underwent extensive surgery to try to save his leg. Despite amazing surgical work, unfortunately, the bone was too damaged and had started to deteriorate. They had no other option but to amputate the leg. So, on Nov. 19th Caddy had his back leg removed. Within hours he was up and hopping around, hardly noticing that he was on three legs. Without the pain of the injured leg, Caddy was able to get around nearly as fast as the four legged dogs in his foster home. His great personality made him a great patient and the surgery was so well done that he healed within two weeks.



Then early in April, an amazing family fell head-over-heals in love with Caddy and decided to take him into their home and into their hearts where he will remain forever. Currently, Caddy is adjusting to his new life quite nicely. His new family built him a special ramp so he has easier access to the back yard from the deck. There you can see Caddy playing and romping like any four-legged dog.



He has settled into his new routine at record speed. Caddy now knows when it's time for the girls in his new family to arrive home from school because then he knows he will get a walk to the park. He is spoiled with love, devotion and a safe place for him to spend the rest of his years, comfortable and happy thanks to the great care from the VCA Southeast Portland Animal Hospital surgical staff and Dr. Ost.



GPA Northwest finds homes for retired racing Greyhounds and VCA Southeast Portland Animal Hospital is one of our best resources for emergency and surgical care. We can always count on them when our dogs need help.