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Welcome to Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Coos Bay, OR
Call us at (541) 888-6713
School’s Out for Summer!
Having Fun – Oregon is a beautiful place for outdoor adventure. This is the time of year that we take our furry friends to the beach, hiking and camping. But don’t forget about indoor only pets! Every dog and cat is different, but most still like to play. Smaller pets can play fetch in the house (yes, some cats like fetch too!) or do “living room agility.” Learning new tricks can be great for burning off energy and keeping our pets’ minds healthy and sharp. Need some ideas? How about: shake paws, sit up or spin in a circle.
Staying Safe Outside – Our summers may not be extreme, but pets that are accustomed to staying in can definitely suffer heat stress when they start enjoying the summer weather. Watch for excessive panting, slow recoveries, exhaustion and weakness. Even with our overcast skies, cars still become a dangerous oven in no time flat! (This heat phenomenon also happens in greenhouses and sun rooms) The beach is great fun, but wildlife abound that can carry contagious disease or turn a fun day into a veterinary visit (no, Fido, the porcupine does not want to make friends).
Enjoying the Summer Holidays - Keep in mind that friendly barbeques and picnics are full of delicious but hazardous foods including bones and corn cobs. Play dates for our pets are a great way to burn some energy, but keep an eye on your frolicking Fidos to prevent fights and injuries. If your pets are nervous around guests, try giving them a room of their own while people are visiting. They will thank you for providing a safe haven with toys and food so they can relax.
Independence Day - Fireworks can be extremely frightening for our pets. Options to help reduce stress include: keeping Fido or Fluffy in a room without windows during the show, playing a radio to help cover noise, using a Thundershirt to decrease anxiety and mild sedation if needed to help your pet get through the night. If you find that this is a truly terrifying experience for your furry friend, now is the time to start with Desensitization and Counter Conditioning training so you will be ready when the New Year rolls around!
Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Coos Bay, Oregon. The professional and courteous team at Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital strives to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.
We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Coos Bay, Oregon and surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
If you live in Coos Bay or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Wendy Labrousse and Dr. Adela New are licensed Oregon veterinarians. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.
Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Wendy Labrousse and Dr. Adela New have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable and calm, so your pet can relax and look forward to meeting our Coos Bay veterinarian.
We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (541) 888-6713 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Coos Bay veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Coos Bay pet owners.
At Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Wendy Labrousse
Coos Bay Veterinarian | Ocean Boulevard Veterinary Hospital | (541) 888-6713
1710 NW Ocean Boulevard
Coos Bay, OR 97420
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Dr. Labrousse has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years.
- John S. / Coos Bay, OR