Doctor Thoesen’s girls wanted a new dog—period. Any dad knows what that’s like, “please daddy, please...?” And-- since his wife was the one leading the charge, well-- it was pretty much a done deal. Time to look for a dog. But what kind of dog? The family never had a “purebred” dog before, but they... Read More
We are proud to announce that our dedicated rehabilitation facility offers the most comprehensive rehabilitation treatment programs in the Pacific Northwest. And-- it is just a few paw steps away from our primary clinic.
We are a collaborative group of experienced rehabilitation veterinarians, surgeons, acupuncturists,... Read More
Recently, we assisted the Seattle Aquarium with one tough cookie of a patient. Not because she was difficult, but because she lives in a shell. Coral, an endangered olive ridley sea turtle was found “cold-stunned” and near death on the Oregon coast in October. Sea turtles will occasionally swim off course into cold... Read More
Ahhhhhh! Wintertime in the Pacific Northwest. Normally, this would conjure up images of short, gloomy days spent indoors and rain-soaked nights that seem to go on forever. But, fortunately, we’re surrounded by two incredible mountain ranges that are a hop, skip and four-wheel drive away, and there are some excellent... Read More
Here at ASCS, we are known for treating companion animals such as dogs and cats, but many of you may also be aware of our long standing relationship with the Woodland Park Zoo. When they have a case that needs our attention, we are always happy to help out. Even if that case involves a 275 pound gorilla!
When Jamoke, a... Read More