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News, Events & Pet Care

We’re here to help you keep your pet as healthy and happy as possible. Check out our blog articles with advice, pet care tips and the latest news from VRCCO.

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News, Events & Pet Care

We’re here to help you keep your pet as healthy and happy as possible. Check out our blog articles with advice, pet care tips and the latest news from VRCCO.

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  • Advice
  • News
  • Symptoms
  • Video

Toxic Foods for Dogs and Cats

Learn about human foods that are toxic to dogs and cats. Plus, what to do if your pet eats chocolate, and toxic fruits and veggies.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs and Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in pets involves inflammation of the wall of the intestine, possibly due to an intolerance of intestinal bacteria or as a reaction to antigens. VRC’s Dr. Vaughan weighs in on how vets diagnose IBD, and how it can be treated.

Don’t Try This at Home | Harmful Home Remedies for Pets

It goes without saying that most pet parents have the best interests of their dogs and cats at heart. Sometimes, though, even the best intentions can cause more harm than good. On this week’s FB Live video, Dr. Jennifer Bentley of Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon offered advice on what NOT to do when your pet has a problem.

Why is my dog vomiting?

Why is my dog vomiting? When is it time to take your dog to the vet hospital? Learn what to do when your dog vomits and when to be concerned.

Keep Your Pet Safe During the Winter Months

Whether your best friend is tagging along on the backtrails or you’re just taking a walk in your neighborhood winter wonderland, protect your pet from potential winter hazards in Central Oregon.

“Uh Oh! I Found a Lump on My Dog”: Dr. Kristin Couto and What’s Next

Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon went live on Facebook to introduce Dr. Kristen Couto, veterinary oncologist, and talk about what to do when you discover a lump on your dog

How to Ski Safely with your Dog

Learn how to ski safely with your dog and avoid a trip to the veterinarian.

How to protect your dogs paws in the snow

Keep those paws healthy during the winter months by checking out or top tips for paw protection from the snow and ice.

A Veterinarian’s Top 10 Gifts for Pets in 2020

We compiled a list of favorite holiday gifts for pets from our veterinarians.

Chocolate Toxicity – How to keep your pet safe!

Find out what symptoms to watch out for after accidental chocolate ingestion.  Tips to keep your dog and cat safe during the holidays.

Yes! Dogs can get Total Hip Replacements

Join Doctors Dujowich and Stockdale as they discuss Total Hip Replacements in dogs and other treatments for hip dysplasia.

Top 5 Thanksgiving Items Not to Share with your Dog

To help keep our pet community safe, we’ve put together a list of the top five things to avoid sharing with your pets this Thanksgiving.

Has your pup been affected by cheatgrass?

VRC Veterinarian Jennifer Bentley and Sean Panella host a discussion about cheatgrass

Why Your Pet Scratches, Chews, Lick or Shakes

VRC Veterinarian Jennifer Bentley hosts a conversation about pet dermatology and seasonal allergies.

Dog Blood Donors, Jack & Thea

Thea enlisted Jack in Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon’s Blood Donor Program.

Do pets need blood donors?

Dr. Matt Vaughan and Dr. Jennifer Bentley discuss how your dog or cat can be heroes by donating blood at VRCCO.

July is Pet Hydration Month

Did you know that July is National Pet Hydration Awareness Month? Dehydration can be detrimental to your furry friends health, especially in the peak of summer.

What to know about COVID-19 and your pets.

Up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Yes, CAT scans work on dogs too.

We have Central Oregon’s first and only 16-slice computerized tomography (CT or CAT) scanner for dedicated use on animals.

Don’t Let Valentine Chocolates Break Your Heart

Information to keep in-mind during this time of love.

2019 Christmas Parade

Enjoying the holidays with our families, friends, and a unicycle.

Is CBD Safe for Your Pet?

Warnings from the Veterinary Medical Board and FDA.

CO2 Laser for Dermatological Procedures

Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon’s dermatology department is excited to announce that we now have a CO2 laser for dermatological procedures.

Have a Drink on Us!

Have you heard about our kegs? We have beer and kombucha on tap, available for clients during their pet’s visit.

Is My Cat “Blocked”?

Is your male cat excessively licking his hind-end/ prepuce, ‘walking funny’, yowling, posturing to urinate outside the box, and frequenting the litter-box often? If so, your beloved feline may have a urethral obstruction.

Pain Management for Surgical Patients

We are often asked, “Will my pet be receiving any pain medication?” The short answer is an emphatic, yes!

Keeping Pets Safe on Halloween

Wearing silly costumes is all our pets should worry about on Halloween.

Canine Total Hip Replacements

How to put the pep back in our pet’s step.

Myths & Truths About Grain Free Diets

Are grain free diets just another fad?

  • All
  • Advice
  • News
  • Symptoms
  • Video

Toxic Foods for Dogs and Cats

Learn about human foods that are toxic to dogs and cats. Plus, what to do if your pet eats chocolate, and toxic fruits and veggies.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs and Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in pets involves inflammation of the wall of the intestine, possibly due to an intolerance of intestinal bacteria or as a reaction to antigens. VRC’s Dr. Vaughan weighs in on how vets diagnose IBD, and how it can be treated.

Don’t Try This at Home | Harmful Home Remedies for Pets

It goes without saying that most pet parents have the best interests of their dogs and cats at heart. Sometimes, though, even the best intentions can cause more harm than good. On this week’s FB Live video, Dr. Jennifer Bentley of Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon offered advice on what NOT to do when your pet has a problem.

Why is my dog vomiting?

Why is my dog vomiting? When is it time to take your dog to the vet hospital? Learn what to do when your dog vomits and when to be concerned.

Keep Your Pet Safe During the Winter Months

Whether your best friend is tagging along on the backtrails or you’re just taking a walk in your neighborhood winter wonderland, protect your pet from potential winter hazards in Central Oregon.

“Uh Oh! I Found a Lump on My Dog”: Dr. Kristin Couto and What’s Next

Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon went live on Facebook to introduce Dr. Kristen Couto, veterinary oncologist, and talk about what to do when you discover a lump on your dog

How to Ski Safely with your Dog

Learn how to ski safely with your dog and avoid a trip to the veterinarian.

How to protect your dogs paws in the snow

Keep those paws healthy during the winter months by checking out or top tips for paw protection from the snow and ice.

A Veterinarian’s Top 10 Gifts for Pets in 2020

We compiled a list of favorite holiday gifts for pets from our veterinarians.

Chocolate Toxicity – How to keep your pet safe!

Find out what symptoms to watch out for after accidental chocolate ingestion.  Tips to keep your dog and cat safe during the holidays.

Yes! Dogs can get Total Hip Replacements

Join Doctors Dujowich and Stockdale as they discuss Total Hip Replacements in dogs and other treatments for hip dysplasia.

Top 5 Thanksgiving Items Not to Share with your Dog

To help keep our pet community safe, we’ve put together a list of the top five things to avoid sharing with your pets this Thanksgiving.

Has your pup been affected by cheatgrass?

VRC Veterinarian Jennifer Bentley and Sean Panella host a discussion about cheatgrass

Why Your Pet Scratches, Chews, Lick or Shakes

VRC Veterinarian Jennifer Bentley hosts a conversation about pet dermatology and seasonal allergies.

Dog Blood Donors, Jack & Thea

Thea enlisted Jack in Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon’s Blood Donor Program.

Do pets need blood donors?

Dr. Matt Vaughan and Dr. Jennifer Bentley discuss how your dog or cat can be heroes by donating blood at VRCCO.

July is Pet Hydration Month

Did you know that July is National Pet Hydration Awareness Month? Dehydration can be detrimental to your furry friends health, especially in the peak of summer.

What to know about COVID-19 and your pets.

Up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Yes, CAT scans work on dogs too.

We have Central Oregon’s first and only 16-slice computerized tomography (CT or CAT) scanner for dedicated use on animals.

Don’t Let Valentine Chocolates Break Your Heart

Information to keep in-mind during this time of love.

2019 Christmas Parade

Enjoying the holidays with our families, friends, and a unicycle.

Is CBD Safe for Your Pet?

Warnings from the Veterinary Medical Board and FDA.

CO2 Laser for Dermatological Procedures

Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon’s dermatology department is excited to announce that we now have a CO2 laser for dermatological procedures.

Have a Drink on Us!

Have you heard about our kegs? We have beer and kombucha on tap, available for clients during their pet’s visit.

Is My Cat “Blocked”?

Is your male cat excessively licking his hind-end/ prepuce, ‘walking funny’, yowling, posturing to urinate outside the box, and frequenting the litter-box often? If so, your beloved feline may have a urethral obstruction.

Pain Management for Surgical Patients

We are often asked, “Will my pet be receiving any pain medication?” The short answer is an emphatic, yes!

Keeping Pets Safe on Halloween

Wearing silly costumes is all our pets should worry about on Halloween.

Canine Total Hip Replacements

How to put the pep back in our pet’s step.

Myths & Truths About Grain Free Diets

Are grain free diets just another fad?