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Sunstone Veterinary Specialists Sunstone Veterinary Specialists

Phone (503) 505‑7255 Address Portland, OR Email


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Cats and dogs can develop heart conditions. Pets with heart problems are often referred to a specialist in veterinary cardiology for thorough and advanced care. At Sunstone Veterinary Specialists, our veterinary cardiologist and his compassionate team are committed to helping your pet enjoy the highest quality of life possible.

Caring Management of all Conditions and Diseases

At Sunstone Veterinary Specialists, we offer comprehensive medical services for a wide range of heart-related conditions. A few examples of the conditions we treat include:

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Age-related or degenerative heart disease
  • Pericardial disease
  • Heartworm disease
  • Arterial thromboembolic disease
  • Venous disorders

Thorough Diagnosis and Treatment

Sunstone Veterinary Specialists is committed to providing specialized diagnosis and treatment services right here in our clinic. We are well-versed in the latest treatment techniques, and our facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools. Veterinary cardiology services include:

  • Medical history review
  • Examination
  • Diagnostic tests and procedures, such as echocardiogram, x-ray, or bloodwork
  • Consultation with our veterinary cardiologist to discuss his findings and recommendations

Meet Portland Cardiology Associates

Dr. William Rausch is committed to maintaining the best possible quality of life in cats and dogs with heart disease. He graduated veterinary school at the University of Wisconsin in 1999. After completing a one-ear internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, he pursued a three-year residency in small animal cardiology at North Carolina State University. He received his board-certification in 2003 and moved to Portland to practice veterinary medicine. In his free time, Dr. Rausch enjoys cycling, cooking, and performing in a local bluegrass band.

Dr. Rausch’s clinical focus is on maintaining the best possible quality of life in dogs and cats with heart disease. To learn more about his experience and qualifications, please visit our staff bios page.

Appointments and Consultations

Our veterinary cardiologist is available for appointments and consultations on the following days:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Dr. Rausch schedule varies

Cardiology appointments are scheduled through Portland Cardiology Associates. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Dr. Rausch directly by visiting his website or calling (503) 869‑1136.

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