National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 00:00

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 58 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. While human weight loss issues continuously top the headlines, National Pet Obesity Awareness Day (Wednesday, October 12, 2016) serves as a reminder that... Read Article

Create a Disaster Plan for Your Pets

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 00:00

September is National Preparedness Month, and we want you and your furry family members to have everything you need in case of an emergency. Follow these tips to prepare your pets in the event of a major disaster. 

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4 Surprising Flea Diseases You Need to Know

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 00:00

DoveLewis Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lee Herold talks with Pet MD in this article discussing lesser-known but dangerous flea-borne illnesses affecting both pets and humans.

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Developed by the staff at DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, is a web-based staff training program providing video content and tools to veterinary practices and educational institutions. Launching in 2011 as On the Floor @Dove, the website offers over 400 procedural shorts produced by DoveLewis with real patients and medical and management staff on the hospital floor. Through, DoveLewis is able to speak directly to its’ premium members by teaching various procedures, from basic to advanced and specialty too, in a real hospital setting in real time.

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital is a non-profit, 24-hour emergency and critical care hospital in Portland, Oregon. As a veterinary teaching hospital and a triple AAHA-accredited specialty facility, DoveLewis provides top quality continuing education, internships, and externships for veterinarians and technicians from around the world. The development of is the optimal way for DoveLewis to expand its education mission and reach as a non-profit organization. By the Numbers

  • Accessed by users in 206 countries and all 50 states

  • More than 40,000 active users a month

  • Offering more than 400 procedural shorts and 44 Continuing Education lectures

Content provides training procedural shorts, medical articles, and personal blogs for every hospital position. Popular content categories for front desk staff, assistants, technicians, doctors and managers include:

  • Treatment Skills
  • Anesthesia
  • Surgery
  • Professional Growth
  • Dentistry
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Instrument Care
  • Restraint
  • Client Communication
  • HR Strategies


  • Premium account members create profiles that connect them to an online community of veterinary professionals to share content, send messages, and start dialogues about specific pieces of content.
  • Members can ask questions directly to DoveLewis staff or any contributor of content on the website via direct messaging or public commenting.
  • Hospital managers can create training plans and track their staff’s progress of completion.
  • Premium members can request content to be created just for them or their hospital.

Media Inquiry

If you are media and have questions, would like to demo the site, or schedule a tour of DoveLewis Animal Hospital, please contact us.