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Be Your Pet's Hero®
emergency care  specialist services
Be Your Pet's Hero®
emergency care  specialist services

Be Your
Pet's Hero®

The Best Veterinary Care
for Bend & Central Oregon

At the Veterinary Referral Center, we offer the most advanced emergency and specialized care to members of the Bend and Central Oregon community. With over a decade of devotion to the veterinary field, and a lifetime of being animal lovers, we know how important it is to be your pet’s hero. 

Advanced Veterinary Care in Bend & Central Oregon

At the Veterinary Referral Center, we offer the most advanced emergency and specialized care to members of the Bend and Central Oregon community. With over a decade of devotion to the veterinary field, and a lifetime of being animal lovers, we know how important it is to be your pet’s hero. 

Advanced Veterinary Care for Bend & Central Oregon

At the Veterinary Referral Center, we offer the most advanced emergency and specialized care to members of the Bend and Central Oregon community. With over a decade of devotion to the veterinary field, and a lifetime of being animal lovers, we know how important it is to be your pet’s hero. 

Bend Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Experts

Our doctors are board-certified experts in their field. They’re also some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet.

nursing kitten

What to Expect

What to expect during your visit from preparation and arrival to payment and insurance information.

Bend Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Experts

Our doctors are board-certified experts in their field. They’re also some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet.

nursing kitten

What to Expect

What to expect during your visit from preparation and arrival to payment and insurance information.

When to seek emergency care  signs you should come in  

Watch the Latest Videos and Read the Latest Stories from Our Blog

Grain-free diets in pets

Grain-Free Pet Diets: What Pet Parents Need to Know

Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon’s own veterinary dermatologist, Dr. Jennifer Bentley, offered some background and information via our Facebook video series about the issues surrounding grain-free pet diets for cats and dogs. While the facts are not all in and research is ongoing, the bottom line is that grain-free pet food is more marketing strategy than vet-approved nutrition.

Keep your pets safe in wildfire season

Keep Your Pets Safe in Wildfire Season

As fire season takes its toll this year, a top of mind question is how to keep your pets safe in wildfire season. At Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon, we share your concern about the effects of smoke and other fire-related issues on your pets.

Itchy Ears dogs and cats

Itchy & Infected Ears in Dogs & Cats: Causes & Treatments

Your dog or cat is shaking her head, pawing at his ears, or trying to rub her ears on the ground. A pet with itchy ears can indicate inflammation of the extended ear canal and can cause distress. Dr. Jennifer Bentley weighs in itchy and infected ears in dogs and cats, and what pet parents can do about it.

Watch the Latest Videos
from Our Blog

Grain-Free Pet Diets: What Pet Parents Need to Know

Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon’s own veterinary dermatologist, Dr. Jennifer Bentley, offered some background and information via our Facebook video series about the issues surrounding grain-free pet diets for cats and dogs. While the facts are not all in and research is ongoing, the bottom line is that grain-free pet food is more marketing strategy than vet-approved nutrition.

Keep Your Pets Safe in Wildfire Season

As fire season takes its toll this year, a top of mind question is how to keep your pets safe in wildfire season. At Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon, we share your concern about the effects of smoke and other fire-related issues on your pets.