Entries by Oregon Veterinary Specialty Hospital


From NationalDayCalendar.com Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day on August 28th sets aside a day to remember the pet companions we’ve lost. The death of a pet, whether furry, feathered, or an uncommon variety, is felt deeply. They become family and a familiar part of our lives. Mourning their death is different for everyone, and the observance […]

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DIY Cat Treats: What’s a Catsicle? Like a Popsicle, But for Your Cat

From Louise Hung on her blog  Catster.com Summer weather has finally hit Honolulu… [She explains what’s it like to endure skyrocketing temps without AC, and how her clever ideas for keeping herself cool during the crazy heat gave way to a brilliant idea for keeping her fur-babies equally cool as little cucumbers: Catsicles!] Along with attempting to not disappear […]

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

From WebMD Veterinary Reference from the ASPCA The following information isn’t intended to replace regular visits to your veterinarian. If you think your cat may have hyperthyroidism, please see your veterinarian immediately. And remember, please do not give any medication to your pet without talking to your veterinarian first. What Is Hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is the most common […]