Top Dog - Veterinary Practice

Winner: Pearl Animal Hospital

Proprietor: Courtney Anders, DVM

1250 NW 10th Ave, Portland • 503-954-3393

PearlAnimalHospital.com   |   Est.2008

Philosophy/Mission:  Pearl Animal Hospital’s mission is to keep patients healthy and happy while practicing the highest quality medical care. The special bond they have with their own pets is their motivation to provide this care and education with genuine compassion in a safe and comfortable environment. The folks at Pearl say, “We love what we do!”

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  They love client education! They feel that the more educated pet owners are the better they are able to manage their pets’ care. To help with this, Pearl Animal Hospital provides full “report cards” for pets that summarize their doctor visits. They also specialize in preventative medicine with a particular emphasis on dentistry, wellness care, feline health, geriatric care, and general pet wellbeing.

Community Involvement:   You are likely to see familiar Pearl Animal Hospital faces at local pet events as they greatly enjoy being out in the community. They also host a children’s Teddy Bear Surgery event every spring. They are also strong supporters of local nonprofit adoption groups, and provide complementary exams for newly adopted shelter pets.

2nd Place:  Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital

14831 SW Teal Blvd. Beaverton • 503-579-3300 • MurrayhillVetHospital.com

3rd Place:  At Home Veterinary Services

5775 Jean Rd., Ste. 105, Lake Oswego • 503-281-1631 • PDXHomeVet.com

Top Dog - Veterinarian

By a Landslide!

Pearl Animal Hospital

1250 NW 10th Ave. Portland • 503-954-3393

PearlAnimalHospital.com | Est. 2008

Philosophy/Mission:  Practicing at a small, locally-owned veterinary clinic enables Courtney and her team to offer treatment options tailored to the specific needs and circumstances of each individual patient and owner. Owners know their pets best, and by working together, they can help pets live the longest, happiest, and healthiest lives possible.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  “It is a tremendous honor to be chosen as Spot’s top veterinarian the past four years!” says Courtney. “I believe in building genuine relationships with my patients and clients. I am committed to continuing education in order to provide the best veterinary care with the latest techniques and equipment. I am a general practitioner for dogs and cats, and I am especially passionate about dentistry, cats, senior medicine, and wellness.” 

Community Involvement:   Courtney Anders has been a veterinarian for over a decade in Portland, which she calls one of the greatest cities in the world for its love of animals, people, art, and the environment. Courtney enjoys attending local pet events in Portland, such as Dogtoberfest. She serves as a board member at the nonprofit DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, is an active member of the Portland Veterinary Medical Association, and has volunteered with the Feral Cat Coalition.

2nd Place:  Allison Lord DVM, Pearl Animal Hospital

1250 NW 10th Ave. Portland • 503-954-3393 • PearlAnimalHospital.com

3rd Place:  Laird Goodman DVM, Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital

14831 SW Teal Blvd. Beaverton • 503-579-3300 • MurrayhillVetHospital.com

Top Dog - Specialty Veterinary Practice

11140 SW 68th Parkway, Portland

503-684-1800 • cvrc@cascadevrc.com

CascadeVRC.com   |   Est. 2006

Philosophy/Mission:  CVRC’s mission is to provide exceptional veterinary care to the NW community with respect, compassion and integrity.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  Quality, compassionate care for pets and their people. Locally owned, CVRC’s 9600 sq. ft. state-of-the-art veterinary hospital is staffed by a highly-skilled team of veterinarians, technicians, and client care coordinators committed to high-quality care for you and your pet. On-site equipment includes CT, digital radiology, ultrasound and a range of endoscopic equipment. CVRC’s skilled specialists, technicians, and staff provide compassionate care with a team approach to being your pet’s advocate, ensuring the best possible outcome for your pet. Certified veterinary technicians are dedicated to each specialty department, and treatment technicians work closely with pets while hospitalized. 24-hour nursing care is available Mon-Fri.

Community Involvement, Special Notes:   CVRC supports animal welfare in the Northwest by sponsoring fundraisers and conducting food and supply drives for animals and people. CVRC Founder Richard Howard studied under the legendary late Dr. Barclay Slocum and was the first licensed surgeon to perform the TPLO procedure in 1994. In support of continuing education, CVRC hosts the annual Fall Harvest Conference for veterinary doctors and technicians.

2nd Place:  VCA NW Veterinary Specialists

16756 SE 82nd Dr. Clackamas • 503-343-9267 • VCASpecialtyVets.com

3rd Place:  Oregon Veterinary Referral Associates

444 B St. Springfield • 541-726-1100 • OVRA.com

Top Dog - Rehab/Sports Medicine

Owner: Dr. Bianca Shaw, DVM

 9045 SW Barbur Blvd. Suite 130, Portland • 503-546-8995

BackonTrackVetRehab.com

Mission:  To assist pets and their owners in gaining optimum mobility, aiming for the highest ability, comfort and fitness, especially with long-term, chronic conditions.

Claim to Fame:  Fifteen years of experience working very closely with pets to find their best level of comfort and movement, making friends and building trust so they can relax and perform to their best ability. Dogs and cats REALLY enjoy seeing the doctors and staff at Back on Track, and trust that they will leave feeling better.

Community Involvement:   Back on Track donates to and participates in fundraising for OHS, PAW team, Fences for Fido, Project POOCH, CAT, FCCO, and many breed-specific rescues.

2nd Place:  Paws Aquatics Canine Swim Center

971-244-2227 • PawsAquatics.com

3rd Place:  Doggie Paddle Swim

6100 SW Macadam Ave. Portland • 503-730-0310 • DoggiePaddleSwim.com

Top Dog - Home Veterinary Services

Winner: At Home Veterinary Services

By a Landslide!

Proprietor: Louise Mesher, DVM

5775 Jean Rd. Ste 105, Lake Oswego

503-281-1631 • PDXHomeVet.com 

Est. 2008

Philosophy/Mission:  At Home Veterinary Service’s focus is providing comfort and quality of life for pets and their people.  They firmly believe in the power of the human-animal bond, and feel honored any time they are invited to witness it or be a small part of its development and care.  Their mission is to help people enjoy long, fulfilling relationships with their animal companions, and to provide the highest and most personal level of veterinary care available, in the comfort of home.

Signature Service:  Everyone on the team is passionate about in-home services and the benefits and convenience house calls provide.  Sometimes, the stress a pet feels can influence physical exam results, and examining the pet at home can provide a better idea of his or her true condition, as seeing the pet’s environment is helpful as well.  At Home Veterinary Services offers a personal, cooperative style of patient care, partnering with their clients to provide thorough and compassionate care from birth to the geriatric years.  Of course, end-of-life concerns are almost always best dealt with at home, if possible, and they provide supportive and understanding assistance with hospice needs, in-home euthanasia and after care. 

Community Involvement:   Dr. Mesher, Dr. Dillon and Dr. Posey all reach out to members of the community and interested groups to talk about pet health, senior pet care, palliative and hospice care, and other veterinary topics.

2nd Place:  Animal Healing Arts of Portland, Keith Weingardt DVM

503-313-3417 • AHAPDX.com

3rd Place:  Compassionate Care

Portland, OR • 503-880-1172 • DrLoriGibson.com

Top Dog - Holistic Practitioner

Winner: Heal Animal Massage

By a Landslide!

Proprietor:  Rubi Sullivan

In-home visits, and at Animal Care Group of Lake Oswego, Pearl Animal Hospital, Veterinary Cancer and Surgery Specialists, Rose City Veterinary Hospital, Paws Aquatics and Sniff Dog Hotel.

503-380-4487 • info@ healnw.com

HealNW.com   |   Est. 2006

Philosophy/Mission:  To provide Portland area pets with the best lifelong health and wellbeing possible through massage. Rubi and Beth specialize in rehabilitation (from surgery or injury), geriatric and cancer patients, but happily sees any pet at any age.

Signature Service:  Mobile animal massage service working closely with your veterinarian/s to provide the most comprehensive care possible. Each animal is unique, and catering to their specific needs is very important to Heal. They also offer “Dog Massage for Owners” classes throughout the Portland area. The team at Heal says, “THANK YOU to all of our many wonderful clients… past, present and future… we couldn’t have done it without you. We appreciate you so very much!”

Community Involvement:   Heal strives to help as many nonprofits as possible. Included are; Galapagos Preservation Society, Oregon Humane Society, Pixie Project, DoveLewis, Family Dogs New Life, New Avenues For Youth, Born Again Pit Bull Rescue, Multnomah and Tillamook Animal Shelters, Project POOCH, Jefferson County Kennels, Fences For Fido, Siberians Needing Owners, Pongo Fund, Best Friends Animal Society and Angels With Misplaced Wings. Heal was invited to be a co-presenter for the Animal Community Talks series and are proud to be instructors with the Northwest School of Animal Massage.

2nd Place:  Becca Seitz, Thrive Acupuncture

3701 SE Milwaukie Ave, Ste G Portland • 971-285-4825

becca@thriveacupuncture.orgThriveAcupuncture.org

3rd Place:  Hope Valentine, Balanced Pets NW

1500 NW 18th Ave Ste 102, Portland • 503-893-9738

hello@balancedpetsnw.comBalancedPetsNW.com

Top Dog - Exotic-Medical

Winner: Southwest Animal Hospital

Owner: Mark Burgess, DVM

2425 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton • 503-643-2137

burgess@swanimalhospital.net

SWAnimalHospital.net

Philosophy/Mission:  The SW Animal Hospital team believes in providing high-quality medical and surgical care for their patients, emphasizing client education and preventative medicine, to promote the health and well-being of exotic pet species. They continue to learn as they treat patients, investigating and discovering new diseases whenever possible and writing/lecturing about exotic pets in order to further the knowledge of their husbandry and diseases for the benefit of the profession at large.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  Dr. Burgess has worked primarily with exotic pet species for 29 years, and has lectured at national and international veterinary conferences, discussing exotic species medicine and surgery. He has also written articles in medical journals, and contributed chapters on exotic species in medical textbooks. In the course of treating his patients, he has discovered a number of important diseases in exotic species, especially in the pet ferret. 

Community Involvement:   Dr. Burgess has frequently donated his time to lecture at local schools and humane society events, educating the public on exotic pet care and discussing veterinary medicine in general. 

2nd Place:  Avian Medical Center

15952 Quarry Rd. Lake Oswego • 503-635-5672 • AvianMedicalCenter.net

3rd Place:  VCA East Mill Plain Animal Hospital

416 NE 112th Ave. Vancouver • 360-524-7404 • VCAHospitals.com/East-Mill-Plain

Top Dog - End of Life Care

Winner: Compassionate Care Home Pet Euthanasia Service, PC

Owner: Lori Gibson, DVM

Care@DrLoriGibson.com • DrLoriGibson.com   |   Est. 2009

Philosophy/Mission:  Compassionate Care is dedicated to guiding and supporting families while providing peaceful pet euthanasia 24/7 in the comfort and privacy of home.  Because they recognize that the need for their service may arise at any time, they are committed to being available, dependable, and responsive when they are needed most.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  Compassionate Care is a local group of highly experienced and recommended veterinarians who have earned a reputation over the past six years for their exceptional care of pets and their people in Oregon and SW Washington.  They are the only 24/7 mobile veterinary service that specializes in home euthanasia, with invaluable and extensive experience to ensure they can help families in the most peaceful manner possible.  They also assist with aftercare and transport of pets when the family desires cremation and/or cannot bury the pet themselves.  Each call is handled by a veterinary professional, and they respond to all calls and emails promptly. 

Community Involvement, Special Notes:   Compassionate Care’s Husky Fund is available on a limited basis to assist families that cannot otherwise afford home euthanasia, but wish to have their pet at home during that difficult time.

2nd Place:  At Home Veterinary Services

5775 Jean Rd., Ste. 105, Lake Oswego • 503-281-1631 • PDXHomeVet.com

3rd Place:  Loving Hands LLC

503-489-8421 • DeborahRotman.com

Top Dog - Emergency Veterinary Hospital

Winner: DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital

By a Landslide!

1945 NW Pettygrove, Portland

503-228-7281 • dovelewis.org   |   Est. 1973

Philosophy/Mission:  To provide the best emergency and critical care for companion animals, and to support veterinary professionals and the animal-loving community.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital is the only nonprofit, 24-hour veterinary emergency and intensive care unit in the region. As a teaching hospital, DoveLewis provides the highest level of excellence in emergency veterinary medicine 365 days a year in a state-of-the-art hospital. With more than 40 years of service to the community, DoveLewis has treated over 500,000 animals and has also been deemed one of Oregon’s Most Admired Nonprofits by The Portland Business Journal for eight years.

Community Involvement:   DoveLewis provides donor-funded programs to the community, including one of the region’s largest volunteer-based animal blood banks, a nationally recognized pet loss support program, animal-assisted therapy made possible through a partnership with Guide Dogs for the Blind, 24-hour stabilizing care for lost, stray, wild and abused animals, and financial assistance for qualifying low-income families. These unique programs are part of what make DoveLewis a one-of-a-kind hospital.

2nd Place:  VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

16756 SE 82nd Dr. Clackamas • 503-656-3999 • VCANWVS.com

3rd Place:  Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Tualatin

19314 SW Mohave Ct. Tualatin • 503-691-7922 • evcot.com

Top Dog - Cat-Medical

Winner: Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital

By a Landslide!

Owner/Hospital Director: Laird Goodman, DVM

14831 SW Teal Blvd. Beaverton • 503-579-3300

MurrayhillVetHospital.com   |   Est. 1991

Philosophy/Mission:  The vets and staff of Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital believe pets are integral members of the family, positively enriching our day to day lives. They seek to deepen this human animal bond through exemplary care which preserves and enhances your pet’s comfort, health and happiness. As a partner in your pet’s well-being, they practice a standard of health care founded on compassion and a deep commitment to providing local pet owners with the best value possible while providing service that rivals what you’ll see for your human family members.

Signature Service:  Clients say they choose Murrayhill for their thorough consultations and convenient drop-off appointments, the modern facility and advanced diagnostics, and their expertise in preventative, dental and surgical care. They also offer surgical laser that improves accuracy and offers a faster, more comfortable recovery. Murrayhill’s outstanding groomer, Joni, has been with them for 20 years, and is known as a top-notch Pet Hair Stylist for both canines and felines.

Community Involvement:   In addition to Murrayhill being a Certified Cat-Friendly Practice, Dr. Goodman was named American Animal Hospital Association Practitioner of the Year in 1999, has served as president of the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, board member of the Oregon Humane Society and American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, and other organizations. He also served as veterinary consultant during the filming of Disney’s Homeward Bound, and regularly appears on Portland-area television and radio.

2nd Place:  At Home Veterinary Services

5775 Jean Rd., Ste. 105, Lake Oswego • 503-281-1631 • PDXHomeVet.com

3rd Place:  Pearl Animal Hospital

1250 NW 10th Ave. Portland • 503-954-3393 • PearlAnimalHospital.com

Top Dog - Training-Behavior Services Company

Winner:  Wonder Puppy

Proprietor: Casey Newton

1500 NW 18th Ave, Suite 117, Portland • 503-697-PUPS

Wonder-Puppy.com   |   Est. 2009

Philosophy/Mission:  To help people bring out the best in their dogs while bringing out the best in themselves.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  Puppy socialization and clicker training

Community Involvement, Special Notes:   Wonder Puppy enjoys supporting many local businesses and nonprofits, including Pixie Project and Whole Dog Academy.

2nd Place:  Sit Means Sit Dog Training

2136 S Sylvan Way, West Linn • 503-395-4364 • SitMeansSit.com

3rd Place:  Synergy Behavior Solutions

2127 NW York St. Portland • 503-336-1202 • SynergyBehavior.com

Top Dog - Training-Individual

9425 SW Commerce Circle, Unit 18B, Wilsonville • 503-395-4364

portland.sitmeanssit.com   |   Est.2009

Philosophy/Mission:  As the owner of Sit Means Sit Dog Training, Bobby and his team specialize in attention-based training, which gives them the ability to work with dogs of all ages and backgrounds. Sit Means Sit’s motto is “any dog, any problem” and they mean it. Sit Means Sit emphasizes a balanced approach to dog training, applying the best of methodologies to create a lasting bond between you and your dog. Their results-driven training program paired with their unique lifetime training warranty proves Sit Means Sit to be the last training program you will ever need for your pup.

Claim to Fame:  Bobby and Sit Means Sit Dog Training have never turned a dog away from training. They work with dogs that have severe behavioral issues, such as leash reactivity, dog aggression, fear and submissive behaviors, and people aggression. Some of the most amazing transformations have come from rescue dogs given a second chance through the Sit Means Sit training program.

2nd Place:  Katelin MacNair, Wonder Puppy

1500 NW 18th Ave, Suite 117, Portland • 503.697.PUPS

Wonder-Puppy.com

3rd Place:  Casey Newton, Wonder Puppy

1500 NW 18th Ave, Suite 117 Portland • 503.697.PUPS

Wonder-Puppy.com

Top Dog - Shelter-Large

Winner: Oregon Humane Society  

By a Landslide!

Executive Director: Sharon Harmon

1067 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland • 503-285-7722 • OregonHumane.org 

Est. 1868

Mission:  To foster an environment of respect, responsibility and compassion for all animals through education, legislation and leadership.  To care for the homeless, to defend the abused, and to fight with unrelenting diligence for recognition of the integrity of all animals.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  Established in 1868, OHS is the largest and oldest humane society in the Pacific Northwest. OHS is not affiliated with any other humane society, and relies entirely on private donations for everything they do. Last year, OHS found homes for 11,402 pets, had a save rate of 98%, investigated over 1,000 animal cruelty complaints, and brought humane education programs to over 14,000 Oregon youths. 

Community Involvement:   The Oregon Humane Society is a founding partner in ASAP (Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland). In the past 6 years, ASAP has reduced euthanasia in Portland’s shelters by 76% and now saves over 90% of cats and dogs – making our community one of the safest for pets in the nation!

2nd Place:  Humane Society for SW Washington

1100 NE 192nd Ave., Vancouver • 360-693-4746 • SouthwestHumane.org

3rd Place:  Multnomah County Animal Services

1700 W Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale • 503-988-7387 • MultCoPets.org

Top Dog - Retail-Specialty Boutique

Winner: Green Dog Pet Supply

Proprietors: Mike and Christine Mallar 

4327 NE Fremont, Portland. • 503-528-1800  • GreenDogPetSupply.com 

Est.2004

Philosophy/Mission:  Green Dog Pet Supply has made it their mission to specialize in environmentally-friendly pet supplies and gifts for dogs, cats and their people. They strive to make it easy for their customers to not only find fantastic products for their pets, but to also make good choices for the environment — they believe that living sustainably does not have to mean making drastic changes. Green Dog is also strongly committed to helping their customers’ pets live long and healthy lives through access to excellent nutrition and other forms of holistic support.

Claim to Fame:  They were the first environmentally-friendly pet supply store in the nation.

Community Involvement:   Green Dog Pet Supply rarely advertises, and instead donates what would be their advertising budget to animal rescue. In addition, food returns are given to Meals on Wheels and Dignity Village, so seniors and those in need can feed their pets. Many gently-used products also go to various local rescues. They host adoption events and food drives, donate to silent auctions benefitting pets and the environment, and collect money at the counter for several local organizations.

2nd Place:  The Hip Hound

610 NW 23rd Ave. Portland • 503-841-5410 • HipHoundPDX.com

3rd Place:  LexiDog Boutique & Social Club

NW 10th, SW Macadam, SE Powell, Portland; 3rd St. Lake Oswego • LexiDog.com

Top Dog - Retail-Neighborhood Pet Supply

Winner: Green Dog Pet Supply

By a Landslide!

Proprietors: Mike and Christine Mallar 

4327 NE Fremont, Portland. • 503-528-1800 • GreenDogPetSupply.com  

Est.2004

Philosophy/Mission:  Green Dog Pet Supply has made it their mission to specialize in environmentally-friendly pet supplies and gifts for dogs, cats and their people. They strive to make it easy for their customers to not only find fantastic products for their pets, but to also make good choices for the environment — they believe that living sustainably does not have to mean making drastic changes. Green Dog is also strongly committed to helping their customers’ pets live long and healthy lives through access to excellent nutrition and other forms of holistic support.

Claim to Fame:  They were the first environmentally-friendly pet supply store in the nation.

Community Involvement:   Green Dog Pet Supply rarely advertises, and instead donates what would be their advertising budget to animal rescue. In addition, food returns are given to Meals on Wheels and Dignity Village, so seniors and those in need can feed their pets. Many gently-used products also go to various local rescues. They host adoption events and food drives, donate to silent auctions benefitting pets and the environment, and collect money at the counter for several local organizations.

2nd Place:  Sellwood Dog Supply & Cat Annex

8334 SE 17th Ave. Portland • 503-239-1517 • SellwoodDogSupply.com

Tied!  3rd Place:  Healthy Pets NW

Capitol Hwy, NE Alberta, SE Hawthorne, SE Woodstock, Portland • 503-889-0789 • HealthyPetsNW.com

Tied!  3rd Place:  Meat for Cats and Dogs

2205 E Burnside, Portland • 503-236-6971 • MeatForCatsAndDogs.com

Tied!  3rd Place:  Pets On Broadway

2762 NE Broadway, Portland • 503-282-5824 • PetsOnBroadway.com

Top Dog - Restaurant/Pub-Pet-friendly

Winner: Tin Shed Garden Café

Proprietors: Janette Kaden & Christie Griffin

1438 NE Alberta St. Portland • 503-288-6966

tinshedgardencafe@gmail.com  • TinShedGardenCafe.com 

Est. 2002

Philosophy/Mission:  To prepare responsibly grown and tasty food and have authentic interactions with guests while striving to take thoughtful care of employees and contribute to a sustainable and thriving community.

Signature Product or Service:  Being featured on Diners, Drive ins, and Dives. Most all of Tin Shed’s product is locally sourced and prepared in-house.

Community Involvement:   Janette is the founder of the Urban Farm Collective, which turns unused city lots into thriving gardens for the community. Tin Shed’s focus is to support local schools and animal organizations. They sell doggie bandannas, and proceeds have supported the Oregon Humane Society, Fences for Fido, and Lovers Not Fighters Pit Bull Rescue, to name a few. 

2nd Place:  Lucky Labrador Brewing Company 

Brew Pub — Hawthorne, Public House - Capitol Hwy, Beer Hall - Quimby • LuckyLab.com

3rd Place:  Roscoe’s

8105 SE Stark St. Portland • 503-255-0049 • RoscoesPDX.com

Top Dog - Rescue Rockstar

Winner: Amanda Giese, Panda Paws Rescue

4001 NW 127th St Vancouver, WA • 360-609-7416

PandaPawsRescue.org   |   Est. 2011

Philosophy/Mission:  The goal at Panda Paws Rescue is to help end the homelessness, abuse and neglect of all animals, to be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves, and to stand up and make a change. Panda Paws is also committed to caring for sick, injured, and dying companion animals, then nurturing and finding loving forever homes for them. Panda Paws’ mission also includes educating children about proper animal care and how to get involved.

Claim to Fame:  A family-run, in-home rescue specializing in major medical, special needs & hospice animals. Panda Paws has become nationally recognized for their rescue of two-legged Boxer pup Duncan Lou Who, among many others. 

Community Involvement:   The London Scholarship Fund has donated over $20,000 to other animals in need through a pay-it-forward program. Panda Paws has also funded the spaying and neutering of over 200 owned animals per year for pet parents who could not afford it, as well as assisting those in need by acquiring wheelchairs and carts for their physically differently-abled pets.

2nd Place:  Sarah Reategui, Lovers Not Fighters Pit Bull Rescue

Portland, OR • Lovers-Not-Fighters.org

3rd Place:  Angela Adams, Born Again Pit Bull Rescue

Sherwood, OR • BAPBR.org

Top Dog - Playgroups/Spaces

Winner: Wonder Puppy

By a Landslide!

Proprietor: Casey Newton

503-697-7877 • Wonder-Puppy.com

Est. 2009 

Philosophy/Mission:  To help people bring out the best in their dogs while bringing out the best in themselves.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  Puppy socialization and clicker training

Community Involvement, Special Notes:   Wonder Puppy enjoys supporting many local businesses and nonprofits, including Pixie Project and Whole Dog Academy.

2nd Place:  Doggy Business

503-327-8877 • DoggyBusiness.net

3rd Place:  Fido’s Indoor Dog Park

4949 SE 25th Ave. Portland • 503-477-9379 • FidosIndoorDogPark.com

Top Dog - Photography

Winner: For The Love Pet Photography

Proprietor: Jayme Dodrill

Estacada, OR 97023 • 503-319-7897 • ForTheLovePetPhotography.com

Est. 2012

Philosophy/Mission:  Jayme’s goal for pet photography sessions is to capture a pet’s personality and preserve forever the special traits pet owners adore in their companions. Every session is tailored to the individual pet to ensure that not only will the pictures capture the pet’s essence, but that they’re having a blast at the same time.  Jayme says there’s no greater honor than to be able to give the gift of memories in the form of imagery to her clients, who adore their “best friends” just as much as she adores her own.

Claim to Fame:  Jayme has assisted in helping hundreds of rescue dogs and horses get that “perfect” adoption picture to help them find their forever homes. Her work was also featured in the 2015 Unexpected Pit Bull Calendar.  

Community Involvement:   Jayme dedicates countless hours each week to supporting local rescues such as Born Again Pit Bull Rescue, Sound Equine Options, Family Dogs New Life Shelter and My Way Home, by taking adoption pictures and organizing and planning fundraising events.

2nd Place:  Lamm Photography/Kathi Lamm

Wilsonville, OR • 503-682-2277  • LammPhoto.com

3rd Place:  Carli Davidson

360-951-6170 • CarliDavidsonPhotography.com

Top Dog - Pet Sitter/Dog Walker

Winner: Portland Mutt Strut, LLC

By a Landslide!

Proprietor: Patricia McKinney

Northeast Portland • 503-335-9889

info@portlandmuttstrut.com • PortlandMuttStrut.com  

Est. Jan 2009

Philosophy/Mission:  Portland Mutt Strut’s goal is to care for, love and nurture your pets to ensure their safety and happiness. Their passion for pets comes through their professional experience, commitment, reliability and dedication to your fur-children and to you. Serving Portland Metro.

Claim to Fame/Signature Service:  Thanks to their depth of animal handling experience and knowledge, Portland Mutt Strut specializes in pets that may be challenging to other pet sitters. All of their Animal Care Companions have pet sitting, dog walking and/or shelter experience, distinguishing them from others. Portland Mutt Strut takes part in ongoing classes and/or study to enhance their knowledge so they can best serve their clients with top-notch skill and professionalism.

Community Involvement:   Portland Mutt Strut is involved with and supports several national and local animal welfare groups and shelters, such as the Oregon Humane Society, Portland Animal Welfare (PAW) Team, and Family Dogs New Life shelter.

2nd Place:  Furever Family

Portland, OR • 503-464-6877 • FureverFamilyPDX.com

3rd Place:  Hot Diggity!

1631 NE Broadway St. #715, Portland • 503-887-0086 • HotDiggityPetSitting.com