American Animal Hospital Association Practitioner of the Year, Pacific Northwest, 1999 Owner and Hospital Director, Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital Practicing in Portland since 1983, I’m always looking for new techniques to keep pets healthy and minimize pain. By staying open to new ideas, we’ve become pioneers in natural medicine and pain management. Doctor of Veterinary
Supporting the Human Animal Bond Through Client Education “Client education is paramount to any pet’s longevity. By thoroughly explaining preventive procedures as well as specific disease processes, I provide a better understanding of the importance of follow-up appointments and medication schedules.” Education Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital Internship Portland, Oregon, 6/2003-6/2004 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
“Our pets are part of our families, and deserve to be treated as such. I am proud to be able to offer the highest caliber of medicine – what I would want for my family – to the four legged members of yours.” “After spending 7 years in Emergency and Critical Care medicine, I have
Dr. Liz Hardesty joins our team with a commitment to the human-animal bond she had instilled early on as a second generation small animal veterinarian. “Animals have enriched my life greatly and I enjoy my role in keeping them healthy and happy.” With a professional interest in animal dentistry, she is able to provide options
Dr. Horlings began her career in Emergency medicine, after years of experience as a veterinary technician with both emergency and specialty practices. “The medical experience in critical care, oncology, and cardiology practices was invaluable, yet it also reinforced for me my wish to help pets throughout their lives, rather than through a single illness. Preventative medicine, especially dental care and health screenings is such an important part keeping our pets healthy, and it’s why Veterinary Family Practice is my calling.”
Animals are pure, devoted, steadfast and loyal. It is my honor to play a role in maintaining pets’ health, assisting in their recovery from illness or injury, soothing their pains, and easing their family’s worries.
Animals improve, deepen and clarify my life in numerous ways. Anything that I can do to help animals and the people who love them is my strongest desire.