Charity ReviewIssued: November 2014 Expires: November 2016
Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital
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Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, established in 1973 and based in Portland, Ore., is the only nonprofit, 24-hour emergency and intensive care unit in the region. DoveLewis provides donor-funded programs to the community, including one of the United States’ largest volunteer-based animal blood banks, a nationally recognized pet loss support program, animal-assisted therapy made possible through a partnership with Guide Dogs for the Blind, 24-hour stabilizing care for lost, stray, wild and abused animals, and financial assistance for qualifying low-income families. With more than 40 years of service to the community DoveLewis has treated over 500,000 animals.
Incorporated: 1973 in OR
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, established in 1973 and based in Portland, Ore., is the only nonprofit, 24-hour emergency and intensive care unit in the region. In addition, DoveLewis serves as a teaching hospital hosting residents, interns and externs as well as developing and operating On the Floor @Dove, one of the industry's strongest video-based teaching websites.
DoveLewis provides donor-funded programs to the community, including one of the United States' largest volunteer-based animal blood banks, an award winning and nationally recognized pet loss support program, a partnership with Guide Dogs for the Blind to bring animal-assisted therapy and education to the community, 24-hour stabilizing care for lost, stray and wild animals and financial assistance for qualifying low-income families and abused animals. With 41 years of service to the community, DoveLewis has treated over 500,000 animals.
DoveLewis offers the following programs and services:
Stray Animal & Wildlife Care - DoveLewis does not turn an injured stray animal away. Hundreds of injured strays, lost pets and hurt wild animals are brought to DoveLewis each year. They also regularly care for injured wildlife when the Audubon Society is closed. DoveLewis tries to unite lost pets with their families through the Lost & Found Database on their website. Anyone who loses or finds a pet can also post to the database.
Velvet Financial Assistance Fund - DoveLewis is proud to offer financial assistance to qualifying low-income clients to help cover the cost of medical treatment in an emergency.
Blood Bank - The DoveLewis Blood Bank provides enough blood and plasma for more than 500 transfusions for dogs and cats. There are approximately 100 volunteer donors in the program and is one of the largest community-based animal blood banks in the nation.
Pet Loss Support - When it's time to say goodbye, the DoveLewis Pet loss Support Program offers a professional, safe place to grieve. Whether it's because of divorce or death, grieving the loss of a pet is a very real, personal experience. There are four free, drop-in group therapy sessions each month as well as a series of memorial art workshops. The Pet Remembrance Journal is offered to every family who loses a pet at DoveLewis.
Charlie Fund For Abused Animals - At DoveLewis, abused animals receive the care and protection they so desperately need. Donors who support the Charlie Fund help ensure that these helpless victims get the medicine and treatment they require, with the gentle touch and nurturing kindness they deserve.
CEO: Mr. Ron Morgan, Chief Executive Officer Business Affiliation: Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital
Board Chair: Dr. Kali A. Wilson, DVM Business Affiliation: Forest Heights Veterinary Clinic
Board Size: 13
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 26.11%
DoveLewis receives funding from Oregon Community Foundation contributions, special events, in-kind contributions, and other contributions. According to its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014, its fundraising costs, $700,577, were 26.1% of related contributions, $2,683,276.
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Monday, June 30, 2014.
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