Great Care. Grateful Hearts.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Grateful Heart really does go above and beyond. If you're looking for a reliable vet in North/Northeast Portland this practice should be at the top of your list!

Linda Shears

Dr. Katy is easily the best veterinarian I have come across in Portland. Not only does she have a wealth of experience, but she is super personable and truly cares about your pet.

Roger Finley

Unlike many veterinary hospitals I've been to in the past, Grateful Heart really works with you and your pet to make the whole experience as comfortable and easy as possible.

Sarah Klassen

Our Story

Grateful Heart Veterinary Hospital is a heart-centered practice with a focus on both you and your pet.

New Clients

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Pet Health

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We Are All About Family

When you join our practice you become a part of the Grateful Heart family. Our compassionate staff is dedicated to keeping your pet healthy, while also making them as comfortable and as at home as possible. All of our team members are licensed and certified and our facility is equipped with only the best state-of-the-art veterinary equipment. Our heart forward approach is why we are the best veterinary hospital in the Portland area.

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Our Veterinarian

Meet Dr. Katy

With over 12 years of experience as a doctor of veterinary medicine, Dr. Katy is one of the top rated doctors in the Portland area. She attended Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon and received her B.S. in Biology while simultaneously working as a veterinary technician. Dr. Felton then spent 4 years working in wildlife biology and fisheries with Canada geese, endangered desert tortoise and Columbia River salmon and steelhead. She finally returned to the field of veterinary medicine and attended Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Corvallis, Oregon to earn her DVM. Dr. Felton also studied canine rehabilitation therapy through the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and received her CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner). After fulfilling her role as medical director of a premier Portland area veterinary clinic Dr. Felton has established her own practice bringing her high standards of care and her unique personal touch to North Portland.

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Our Veterinarian

Meet Dr. Katy

With over 12 years of experience as a doctor of veterinary medicine, Dr. Katy is one of the top rated doctors in the Portland area. She attended Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon and received her B.S. in Biology while simultaneously working as a veterinary technician. Dr. Felton then spent 4 years working in wildlife biology and fisheries with Canada geese, endangered desert tortoise and Columbia River salmon and steelhead. She finally returned to the field of veterinary medicine and attended Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Corvallis, Oregon to earn her DVM. Dr. Felton also studied canine rehabilitation therapy through the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and received her CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner). After fulfilling her role as medical director of a premier Portland area veterinary clinic Dr. Felton has established her own practice bringing her high standards of care and her unique personal touch to North Portland.

Meet Our Team
Pet Services

What We Offer

Grateful Heart Veterinary Hospital offers a wide-range of veterinary services to both cats and dogs. Whether your pet is in need of a wellness exam or requires more advanced services such as surgery, dentistry, x-rays or lab work, we’ve got you covered. If you have any questions at all relating to our pet services please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Pet Services

What We Offer

Grateful Heart Veterinary Hospital offers a wide-range of veterinary services to both cats and dogs. Whether your pet is in need of a wellness exam or requires more advanced services such as surgery, dentistry, x-rays or lab work, we’ve got you covered. If you have any questions at all relating to our pet services please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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The Compassion Endurance Project

Dr. Felton has partnered with Kate Davis MSW to develop workshops and presentations focused on preventive self-care practices for compassion fatigue in animal care-taking professionals. They have done talks for Animal Community Talks, Clackamas County, and animal control officers of Oregon. They also hosted a pet loss support group for a veterinary hospital in SE Portland. Dr Nancy Curran has recently joined the Compassion Endurance project as well. Stay tuned for a fresh format for the workshops and topics in 2020!

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