Whether it’s an annual check-up or an emergency visit, it’s important to have a vet that you trust. If you’re new to a town—or new to pet-owning—it can be difficult to sift through the endless websites and online reviews in order to find the right veterinarian for you and your pet. We at Fauna Care understand how time-consuming this process can be. That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive list of the top veterinarians in Portland, OR—where they are, what they do, and what their clients think of them.
6359 SW Capitol Hwy | Portland, OR 97239 | hillsdalevet.com
The team at Hillsdale Veterinary Hospital is here to support you, your pet, and the community. With the mottos “Honesty. Quality. Practical. Compassionate” and “Unity. Conscientiousness. Consistency,” the staff is dedicated to flexible and individualized care for your pet. Whether it’s microchipping or vaccination this hospital has the services you need.
One happy pet owner writes: “My experiences with the Hillsdale Veterinary Hospital are fantastic. The staff is always so kind and helpful! I am always able to get my questions answered and never feel like a burden. Dr. Shaun is there for the animals and that is clear. He is honest and forthright about any medical needs and alternatives available.”
2680 NW Thurman St | Portland, OR 97210 | nwneighborhoodvet.com
At Northwest Neighborhood Veterinary Hospital you and your pet will get top-notch care six days a week. Since the hospital opened in 1988, they’ve developed a strong relationship with their clients as well as a strong relationship with the surrounding community, by working and contributing to other organizations such as the Oregon Humane Society. In addition to the many services the team provides, Northwest Neighborhood Veterinary Hospital also has a small pet store and on-site pharmacy to save you time while caring for your pet.
One reviewer says: “Great hospital with friendly staff and knowledge (sic) doctors. The facility is clean and well-appointed and you can tell everyone here really enjoys what they're doing and taking care of your pet.”
4246 SE Belmont St, Suite 1 | Portland, OR 97215 | mttaborevetcare.com
Mt. Tabor Veterinary Care provides many types of care for your pet and is open six days a week. Their site holds resources for new puppy and kitten owners with schedules for when you should get checkups during those first few months. One of the defining characteristics of this veterinary facility is that the offices are not decorated like a typical clinic—the decor is much homier, making it a friendly and stress-free environment for both you and your pet.
This reviewer says: “I have been 100% happy with the service, the care, and the atmosphere. The exam rooms, in particular, are less stressful for both animals and people than the old-style clinical room with a metal table, etc.”
1250 NW 10th Ave | Portland, OR 97209 | pearlanimalhospital.com
With the motto “hearts that care, hands that heal,” Pearl Animal Hospital is here to attend to you and your pet’s every need. Open seven days a week, the hospital provides many services, including emergency care. Whether it’s surgery or dentistry, the dogs and cats that visit here are in good hands.
This dog and cat owner has only good things to say about Pearl Animal Hospital: “We love Pearl Animal Hospital. Not only are they really great with our dog and our kitty, but we genuinely feel completely confident with them every time we go. We've had some big stuff happen too, not just routine: seizures, hyperthyroid, in-depth dental cleanings. We know that when we go here, we are in great hands.”
1427 NE Fremont St | Portland, OR 97212 | irvingtonveterinary.com
Irvington Veterinary Clinic is a full-service clinic that also specializes in alternative medicines, therapies, and treatments. The team’s specialty is finding the right treatments for you and your pet’s lifestyle, whether it’s acupuncture or herbal therapy. On their website, you can find a pet portal to access your pet’s medical records, an online scheduler, online pharmacy, and new client registration.
This reviewer cannot say enough nice things about the staff at Irvington Veterinary Clinic: “The staff is amazing. So friendly and helpful on so many levels. I have had nothing but the best experience every time I've been in. Also, they always look for a "natural" route if possible for curing a problem, and they are considerate of the environment.”
1127 NE Broadway St | Portland, OR 97232 | heartfeltvet.com
At Heartfelt Veterinary Hospital, convenient care is first and foremost. Started in 2014, the hospital employs a team of 3 doctors and 15 team members. Their website includes an online store and blog to give you easy access to any resources you may need for your pet. Another great feature of this facility is the soundproof wards separating cats and dogs recuperating after procedures.
Heartfelt Veterinary Clinic gets five stars from this client: “Absolutely 5 stars, no questions asked. The entire staff went over and above expectations when our Pomeranian Taos was sick and needed emergency surgery. We couldn't have asked for a more trustworthy, communicative, and top-notch experience.”
5055 NE Fremont St | Portland, OR 97213 | fremontvet.com
With its many available services and state of the art facilities, Fremont Veterinary Clinic is a definite contender if you’re looking for a veterinarian in the Portland area. Their website features a blog so you can stay up to date about changes around the office and resources including forms for prescription refills and recommendations for behavioral training. As of spring this year the clinic is remodeling their facility, but you can take a virtual tour online when it’s all complete!
One pet owner says: “This clinic has cared for my dogs and cats over many, many years. Special thanks to intelligent, well-informed, dry-witted, focused, caring Dr. White. She is great with my pets, with me (and I'm not always easy), and with the clinic staff (as observed while I am waiting). I whole-heartedly recommend Fremont Vet Clinic.”
809 SE Powell Blvd | Portland, OR 97202 | rosecityvet.com
Rose City Veterinary Hospital has been serving the Portland pet community for a long time—the hospital celebrated its centennial in 2011. In addition to its many medical services, the facility also provides boarding for your pet. Their website has a blog with advice for caring for your animal and their medical record system is completely paperless!
One client at Rose City Veterinary Hospital has only good things to say: “I cannot say enough positive things about this vet. In just a few short years, they have become family. We have (had) two dogs with medical conditions. Dr. Perchick has been with us through it all: Addison's disease, bladder cancer, various allergies, and back surgery. We just lost our little girl and the whole team had been incredible. The kennel staff fed her whatever she would eat when she didn't feel well, even buying her special sausages to entice her to eat. Dr. Perchick has such a great demeanor and is a great educator. Maya (front desk) even let me into the clinic late at night so I could get to our pup while she was sick and boarding. After our sweet girl passed we received a beautiful arrangement from the office and a personal card from Dr. Perchick. It brings tears to my eyes thinking about what these folks mean to us.”
3808 N Williams Ave Ste 129 | Portland, OR 97227 | tworiversvet.com
Founded in 2008, Two Rivers Veterinary Clinic is a great provider of primary and holistic care. Other veterinarians in the area often refer clients to the clinic when they are in need of alternative treatments, such as acupuncture or chiropractic care. Whether you’re seeking traditional or naturopathic medical care, the clinic’s team is there to meet the needs of you and your pet!
This satisfied customer writes: “What a special place in a special city. We've struggled so long to find a vet that presented the perfect mix of modern science and naturopathic medicine. We don't subscribe 100% to either but believe that for our sensitive pup, the balance of both is ideal.”
720 SE 11th Ave | Portland, OR 97214 | buckmanvet.com
Buckman Veterinary Clinic is a business dedicated to individualized care for you and your pet. They are a neighborhood oriented business interested in making you and your pets as comfortable as possible, by offering a treat bar for your pets and separate waiting rooms and hospital wards for cats and dogs.
This reviewer commented on the friendly and welcoming attitude at Buckman Vet Clinic as a new member of the community. “I came to the Buckman Vet Clinic for the first time last week, but it was the 3rd time that I talked with their staff since moving into the neighborhood. Not only are they the friendliest vet team I've had the pleasure to meet with, but they are incredibly attentive and seem to really know their stuff! Hope we don't have to come back any sooner than for our kitty's annual exam, but if we do, I won't hesitate to call Buckman!”
3734 SW Moody Ave. | Portland, OR 97239 | wildwoodvetclinic.com
At Wildwood Veterinary Clinic an emphasis is placed on collaborative care. These veterinarians want to work with you to provide you with clear and concise information so that you can make informed decisions about your pet’s care. Not only does Wildwood Veterinary Clinic aim to do this in treating your pet but also when working on preventative care with you for your pet.
The experience that this reviewer had speaks to Wildwood Veterinary Clinics dedication to making you and your pet feel comfortable and welcomed. “I cannot say enough about this place. Everyone from front desk staff to vet have gone out of their way to accommodate us *both* times our dog needed urgent care within four weeks of moving to Portland. Dr. Chigos is smart and kind and treats our dog like his own. So lucky to have moved so close by and found them!”
6920 NE Sandy Blvd | Portland, OR 97213 | rosewayvet.com
Roseway Veterinary Hospital boasts an incredible staff and state of the art facilities. They are committed to helping care for your pets as though they are a part of their family as well as yours.
The review posted by this customer can assure you that Roseway Veterinary Hospital has an incredibly talented and compassionate staff. “Roseway Veterinary Hospital was absolutely outstanding. We were referred here by our regular vet for a very specialized surgery. The facility was welcoming, clean, professional and most of all they were absolutely passionate about our little furry friends. Pre-surgery, surgery and post-surgery visits were thorough, efficient and successful. Our golden retriever and us will always be thankful for your help. THANK YOU! Highest recommendations!”
15166 NW Central Dr | Portland, OR 97229 | bethanyfamilypetclinic.com
Bethany Family Pet Clinic is dedicated to providing a comforting and welcoming environment both for you and your pets. This clinic has what is called a “Fear Free Practice,” meaning that each of the veterinarians working here have gone through training to make sure that they can provide the most comforting and fear free environment for your pet possible.
One reviewer had this to say about Bethany Family Pet Clinic: “The nicest staff and vets are here! They really make sure you are comfortable with the services they provide your best friend by giving you a breakdown of fees and being so friendly to humans and the furry ones! They understand the body language of the animals and make sure they don't add stressors to the already nightmarish doctors visit.”
1737 NE Alberta, Suite 102 | Portland, OR 97211 | albertaveterinarycare.com
Alberta Veterinary Care aims to create a warm and welcoming family friendly environment for you and your furry friends. An emphasis is placed on not just treatment of ill pets but on preventative care to ensure that your pets will have long, happy, and healthy lives with you.
What this reviewer emphasized appreciating about Alberta Veterinary Care was their openness and transparency with customers. “Have always had great experiences here. The staff is fantastic, and they seem pretty transparent in how things are handled. At our previous vet, our dog would go in the back while we just waited in the lobby during the whole exam, and I was glad that that was not the case here.”
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