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Adoption Monday: Monika, Rottweiler, Albany, OR

ADOPTION MONDAY: MONIKA, ROTTWEILER, ALBANY, OR

Monika is a sweet, about 9-10 years old girl. Monika adores being in with family and will love just laying beside you while you relax....

How To Treat A Poisoned Dog

HOW TO TREAT A POISONED DOG

Did your pet eat chocolate or get into the antifreeze in the basement? Act quick! It's toxic and you need to breakout the poison patrol...

 
 
 
Dog Swept Away During Seaside Stroll Gets A Miraculous Rescue

DOG SWEPT AWAY DURING SEASIDE STROLL GETS A MIRACULOUS RESCUE

What started as a relaxing Sunday stroll by the shore turned into a nightmare when one family's beloved dog was suddenly swept away...

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Arizona

DOG-FRIENDLY HIKES: ARIZONA

Arizona offers some of the best year-round hiking in the country, especially when the cold and snow leave you trapped inside during...

 
 
 
Animal Shelters Wouldn't Be So Crowded If Everyone Knew This

ANIMAL SHELTERS WOULDN'T BE SO CROWDED IF EVERYONE KNEW THIS

The love of a rescue pet: there's nothing like it. Everyone who's adopted a dog knows this to be true. So, why are there still so many...

Activists Pose With Rescue Pets - And The Photos Are Stunning

ACTIVISTS POSE WITH RESCUE PETS - AND THE PHOTOS ARE STUNNING

As much as we enjoy browsing through beautiful photos of adorable rescue pets, there's one think we love more: when these works of...

 
 
 
Shelter Photographer Perfectly Captures Why We Love Pit Bulls

SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHER PERFECTLY CAPTURES WHY WE LOVE PIT BULLS

Adam Goldberg had always loved animals, long before he discovered his love of photography. He's the kind of lucky guy who gets to do...

5 Quick Tips to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up

5 QUICK TIPS TO STOP YOUR DOG FROM JUMPING UP

Jumping up is one of “those” problems...“those” problems that wind up with a dog in a shelter sitting on death row. I, honestly, don't...

 
 
 
The Movie Within Mindhunter Is More Important Than You Think

THE MOVIE WITHIN MINDHUNTER IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOU THINK

Image In the premiere episode of Netflix's new drama, Mindhunter , FBI special agent Holden Ford takes his would-be girlfriend, Debbie,...

Recipe: Dog-Friendly Pup Chips Made With Seasonal Fall Ingredients

RECIPE: DOG-FRIENDLY PUP CHIPS MADE WITH SEASONAL FALL INGREDIENTS

Walking through a farmer's market in fall might be one of my favorite things. There are so many rich and beautiful vegetables, and...

 
 
 
Let's Discuss Cataracts in Dogs

LET'S DISCUSS CATARACTS IN DOGS

What exactly are cataracts in dogs and will your dog go blind or need surgery? We take your through the basics on canine cataracts...

The Scoop On Dogs Who Eat Poop & What You Can Do To Stop It

THE SCOOP ON DOGS WHO EAT POOP & WHAT YOU CAN DO TO STOP IT

As much as we love our dogs, they do have a few less-than-adorable habits. But dogs that drag their butts across the carpet, roll in...

 
 
 
Groomer Opens Shop At Midnight To Care For Severely Matted Stray

GROOMER OPENS SHOP AT MIDNIGHT TO CARE FOR SEVERELY MATTED STRAY

Dog groomer Kari Falla knows just how much suffering a severely matted dog experiences, so when she saw photos of a desperate stray...

Pet Friendly Meet Up in Portland with GoPetFriendly

PET FRIENDLY MEET UP IN PORTLAND WITH GOPETFRIENDLY

The next and final stop on The Ultimate Pet Friendly Road Trip is... Portland, Oregon! We're excited to partner with Oregon Humane...

 
 
 
Hot Dog Pizza Pastrami Buns With Cheddar Cheese Recipe

HOT DOG PIZZA PASTRAMI BUNS WITH CHEDDAR CHEESE RECIPE

Ingredients: 4 Hot dogs 1 portion pizza dough 175g cheddar cheese 100g pastrami Preparation Roll out the dough and cut in in 4 pieces....

Stray Dog Crashes A Wedding And Finds His Own Happily Ever After

STRAY DOG CRASHES A WEDDING AND FINDS HIS OWN HAPPILY EVER AFTER

The couple had the sweetest reaction to the unexpected guest.

 
 
 
Shelter Channels Harry Potter To Sort Dogs By Personality Rather Than Breed

SHELTER CHANNELS HARRY POTTER TO SORT DOGS BY PERSONALITY RATHER THAN BREED

New adopters often find themselves bringing home the cutest or friendliest shelter pup they meet, rather than one that may be perfect...

The 10 Best American Cities For Dog Lovers

THE 10 BEST AMERICAN CITIES FOR DOG LOVERS

Around 54 million households in America have at least one dog, making dogs the most popular pet in the country. (Sorry, cat lovers...

 
 
 
Fall 2017 Announcements

FALL 2017 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fairfax Animal Hospital has been busy enhancing our services to help our pet parents take better care of their four legged family members....

Google Photos now groups your cat and dog photos automatically

GOOGLE PHOTOS NOW GROUPS YOUR CAT AND DOG PHOTOS AUTOMATICALLY

Google Photos has been increasingly using AI-infused computer vision smarts for a while to help its 500 million-plus users organize...