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Pine Point Animal Hospital: Full-Service Veterinary Care in Damascus, Oregon!

There’s plenty to love about living in Damascus, Oregon. You get the convenience of nearby Portland and the rural feel of tree-lined streets in a tight-knit community. Now, with the opening of Pine Point Animal Hospital, Damascus residents will have even better access to veterinary care. We can’t wait to meet you and your pets! 

Our Mission

Our mission is simple: to provide exceptional veterinary care to creatures large and small. Dr. Kara LaRue founded Pine Point Animal Hospital in 2023. After years of specialty practice, she was ready to get back to her roots: family veterinary medicine. From routine check-ups and wellness exams to advanced care and diagnostics, Pine Point Animal Hospital delivers personal vet care tailored to your pet’s needs. 

Our Promise

When you choose Pine Point Animal Hospital, we promise your pet is never just a case number. As a locally-owned veterinary clinic, we’re serving the community where we live! That means our clients aren’t just pet owners. They’re also our neighbors, family, and friends. And that’s a responsibility that we take seriously.    Our team takes a personalized approach to keeping your pets happy and healthy. For us, that means taking the time to get to know their needs and create a wellness plan that’s just for them. We’re looking forward to serving Damascus and nearby areas, building lasting relationships with our furry friends and their families.

Why Pine Point Animal Hospital? 

Compassionate Pet Care

We’re a team of animal lovers who understand just how much pets enrich our daily lives. Everything we do is in service of the human-animal bond. Whether it’s your pet’s very first visit or we’ve known them for a lifetime, we’ll work with you to make sure they’re getting the hands-on, compassionate care they deserve. 

Advanced Care & Diagnostics

On-site advanced imaging and laboratory services mean we can assess your pet’s health faster and more accurately. Less time waiting for results means more time helping your pets get back to feeling their best. Plus, Dr. LaRue has deep ties to renowned specialist practices in the PNW. When your pet needs more intensive care or diagnostics, you can breathe easy knowing she works with experienced vet med professionals to get your pet the care they deserve. 

Urgent Care Services

During an emergency, every minute counts. Whether your pet experiences a sudden illness, an accident, or any other urgent situation, our team is prepared to handle it or provide the needed support to get you to a facility that can. With our specialized imaging equipment, we can quickly assess and diagnose many critical conditions. Dr. Kara Larue’s extensive training in advanced imaging means we can gather the information we need to guide more effective treatment plans. 

Experienced Veterinary Care Team

After graduating with honors from Texas A&M University, Dr. LaRue spent 9 years in general practice. During that time, she honed her medical and surgical skills, developing a passion for advanced care and diagnostic imaging. She then pursued an intensive veterinary sonography program with VDIC in 2019. Dr. LaRue now brings this experience and skill to her patients at Pine Point Animal Hospital. 

Come Meet the Team at Pine Point Animal Hospital!

Right now we’re hard at work making sure our facility looks and operates to the highest standards. Be sure to check out our progress next time you’re passing our convenient location just off SE 202nd Ave and Clackamas Highway. We’ll be opening our doors to patients and their people in fall 2023! In the meantime, you can follow us on Instagram and Facebook. And be sure to sign up for our newsletter for updates about our launch date.   

Showing compassion and empathy to all creatures big and small.

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Clinic Hours

Monday to Friday

Open from 8am – 5pm

Holidays/Weekends – Closed

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