Entries by Oregon Veterinary Specialty Hospital

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Dr. Robert Franlkin Honored With the CVM Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award

Dr. Robert Franlkin Honored With the CVM Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award is given to honor distinguished DVM graduates for veterinary excellence in practice or teaching and research. Dr. Robert Franklin’s priorities are to provide the best care for his animal patients and clients and to be […]

OVMA honors Dr. Robert Franklin for contributions to the veterinary profession

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. ROBERT FRANKLIN! The Oregon Veterinary Medical Association honored Dr. Franklin for his service to the veterinary profession at its annual conference in Corvallis last weekend. Dr. Robert Franklin received the Meritorious Service Award, the Association’s highest honor. Franklin is board-certified in internal medicine and owns Oregon Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Beaverton. He […]

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats – Symptoms and Treatments

prepared and provided by: Dr. Robert Franklin, D.V.M., Oregon Veterinary Specialty Hospital Feline Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disease seen in cats. The cause is excessive thyroid hormone produced most commonly from adenomatous hyperplasia (abnormal increase in the number of normal cells) or adenoma (benign tumor) of the thyroid gland. This will result in […]