May 2017 - Free Service Animal Eye Exams
were given at Portland Veterinary Specialists

The annual ACVO/Stokes National Service Animal Eye Exam event took place this May. Eligible service animals were invited to receive a free eye exam from Dr. Cory Mosunic of Portland Veterinary Specialists. Approximately 240 ACVO board certified veterinary ophthalmologists provided complimentary screening eye examinations to service animal across America and Canada. It is anticipated that through these efforts service animal health can be improved and potential disease averted for thousands of animals. 



PVS Welcomes Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist
Dr. Loren Cohen Candito  

Dr. Candito will be seeing patients in our Congress Street location.


Inspired by advances in human cancer treatment, a new monoclonal antibody (MAb) therapy is available for the treatment of lymphoma in dogs. Developed specifically for dogs with lymphoma, canine MAb therapy is an innovative treatment that’s designed to target and kill lymphoma cells. Portland Veterinary Specialists is now accepting patients for this new conditionally licensed therapy.

To learn more about MAb technology, visit, or email Dr. Jeffrey Philibert at

Veterinarians, to enroll you patients, please call 207-780-0271.


Please join us in congratulating Gary Stuer, DVM, CVA, CVCHM for achieving his Certification in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). This comprehensive, innovative course of study encompasses both the art and science of Traditional Chinese Medicine with contemporary, evidence-based, herbal medicine.  Dr. Stuer has been treating patients at Portland Veterinary Specialists since September of 2011, working with referring veterinarians and the PVS team to provide an integrated approach to care.  A wide variety of acute and chronic diseases including arthritis, orthopedic issues, chronic and degenerative inflammatory disease, cancer, digestive issues, neurological challenges, behavior problems, and chronic skin disease respond favorably to acupuncture, herbal supplements and nutrition counseling. Patients experience improved quality of life and increased vitality.  With his expanding expertise in integrative medicine, Dr. Stuer is a trusted resource when you are interested in pursuing avenues for your pet outside the scope of mainstream veterinary care.