Dr. Brad Pope graduated from Colorado State University
in 1980. His primary interests are in surgery
and preventative health care
. After practicing in Kodiak, Alaska for 8 years he purchased Bayshore Animal Hospital, originally located at the Youngs Bay Plaza. Formerly the Animal Clinic of Warrenton, the hospital had been operating since 1984. In 1994 Bayshore Animal Hospital moved to its current location at 325 S.E. Marlin Avenue. He designed and built the new 4000 square foot hospital that opened in the fall of 2010.
Dr. Pope is a member of the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association
, the American Veterinary Medical Association
, and the American Animal Hospital Association
. He has done extensive work for the Wildlife Center of the North Coast
, is on the Clatsop County Animal Shelter
Administration Committee, and the Spay and Neuter Association of Clatsop County
. He currently serves on the Astoria School board
and is a school board representative to the Astoria School Foundation.
In March of 2002, Dr. Pope was awarded the Oregon Medical Association's Animal Welfare Award
. This award is given to an Oregon Veterinarian who has displayed "outstanding professionalism, compassion, and dedication to animal welfare." He has recently joined the OVMA's Animal Welfare Council.