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Top Dog Winner - Specialty Medical


Critical Care Blood Bank

16756 SE 82nd Dr. Clackamas, OR

503-656-3999 ∙

Est. 1991 


Philosophy/Mission:  To provide medical and surgical excellence with honesty, respect and compassion.

Signature Services:  VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists (VCA NWVS) is a veterinary referral hospital that works in partnership with primary care veterinarians to provide the highest level of specialty care for pets.  VCA NWVS has board-certified specialists in the respective disciplines of surgery, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology and neurology.  VCA NWVS Critical Care and Emergency Services provide patients with life-threatening illnesses advanced monitoring and supportive care in a 24-hour facility.

Community Involvement/Special Notes:  The pet population of Portland is rapidly growing; shortages of canine blood products exceed even those faced in human medicine.  NWVS Critical Care Blood Bank was established in January 2006 to provide the highest quality canine and feline blood products to meet the increasing needs of the critically ill and injured animals of the Portland area.  Working in partnership with VCA NWVS staff and the NW primary care veterinary community, the Critical Care Blood Bank is a vital component in providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date veterinary medical care available in the region.  To see if your dog can be a blood donor, please contact VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists (NWVS) at 503-656-3999 or