Basket Muzzle Training Game

“I can’t believe my dog just nipped, they’ve never done that in their life!”Have you ever heard this line or uttered it yourself? It is spoken when a dog has exhibited an unexpected behavior at a very inappropriate time. All dogs have teeth, all dogs can bite. Every dog can benefit from muzzle training. For some dogs if they are…

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“To potty pad or not to potty pad?” That is the question.

“To potty pad or not to potty pad?” That is the question.

To continue our blogs on potty training, here are a few thoughts on potty pads. (from the desk of Wendi, your friendly client coordinator!) At first, the idea of using potty pads seems like a great idea. Don’t do it. When a puppy has to go every 10 to 20 minutes while they are awake and playing it is difficult…

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Bringing Back the Old-Timey Feel to Modern Veterinary Medicine

Bringing Back the Old-Timey Feel to Modern Veterinary Medicine

Why does YOUR PET want you to choose a mobile vet? Have you ever noticed your pet shaking, shedding excessively, or panting when you sit in a veterinarian’s waiting or exam room? Does your cat yowl or have accidents in their cat carrier on the way to the vet’s office? Does your dog get over-excited about the other pets in…

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Pets, Fireworks and Thunder. Oh My!

Pets, Fireworks and Thunder. Oh My!

Fireworks and thunderstorms are a fact of summertime. While the celebrations and warm rain storms can be fun for people, some pets can become extremely frightened of the noise of both thunder and fireworks.  This can lead to anxiety/hiding, injuries due to trying to get away, and lost pets.  Your pet has a much better developed sense of hearing than…

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Pets in Portland, Oregon Apartments

Do you have a dog or cat and live in an apartment complex or condo in the Pacific Northwest? Do you own or manage a pet-friendly home, pet-friendly condo or pet-friendly apartment complex in the Portland, OR metro area? We have a few recommendations for both of you: All pets should be on a veterinary recommended flea prevention product year-round.…

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What Makes our Mobile Veterinary Service Unique

What Makes Our Mobile Service Unique?  Blue Door Veterinary Services is a veterinary practice like you have never seen before! Dr. Meridith Dawson, owner and veterinarian, operates our mobile veterinary unit in the greater Portland community, providing complete veterinary services to dogs and cats (and sometimes rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs and chickens). The mobile vet hospital is equipped with a…

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