“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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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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Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Protect Your Pets with Essential Hot Weather Safety Tips We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts: Visit the vet for a spring or early-summer checkup. Make sure your pets…

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Benefits of a Mobile Vet

For some pet owners, bringing a pet to the vet isn’t always convenient or even possible. Some pets—especially cats—dread car rides or being placed in a carrier. Or both. Some pets also get stressed out at the vet when they catch the scent of other animals and other unfamiliar scents of a place that’s not their home. If your pet…

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