Since late April, the OVMA has had an ongoing discussion with the Oregon Board of Pharmacy on the issue of pet prescriptions and the dispensing of products via an online outlet or brick and mortar pharmacy. In order to obtain better information on what veterinary practices are experiencing across the state, the OVMA conducted this survey in early fall 2012.
Are you considering purchasing your pet's medications from an Internet or mail-order company, or having its prescriptions filled at a retail pharmacy? Before you purchase medications from a source other than your veterinarian, you may want to consider these issues.
Magnolia Bird Farm, Incorporated, of Anaheim, California, is recalling Raw and Roasted In-shell Peanuts and Magnolia Bird Farm Bird seed mixes that contain peanuts, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The peanuts contained in the mixes are being recalled by Sunland, Incorporated, of Portola, New Mexico.
Just as diabetes affects more than 20 million Americans, diabetes is also affecting our pets in increasing numbers. Obesity is a contributing factor. Over 50% of our pets are overweight, which puts them at an increased risk of developing diabetes. In fact, obese cats are four times more likely to develop diabetes than cats at a normal weight.
Veterinarians who want to write Certificates of Veterinary Inspection to certify animals for domestic and international movement must comply with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's National Veterinary Accreditation Program.
Charlee Bear Products announced today that it is voluntarily recalling certain lots of its Protein Crunch Bar products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Wellness Natural Pet Food for Dogs and Cats Recalls Select 12 lb Small Breed Adult Health Dry Dog Food Due to Moisture Issues
Wellness Natural Pet Food for Dogs and Cats has recalled its 12 lb Small Breed Adult Health Dry Dog Food with the “Best By” date of August 18, 2013. A small batch of the product with this specific date code was found to be higher in moisture than called for.
Wildwood Seed & Specialties of Monroe, Oregon, is voluntarily recalling a limited supply of their Sleek and Sassy brand bird and small animal foods that contain raw in-shell peanuts. These products contain peanut ingredients recalled by Sunland Inc. due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Now that summer has drawn to an end, it’s important to remember all those upcoming seasonal toxins that we need to be aware of! With Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner, now's the time to educate yourself on the pet poisons that are around your house commonly seen by Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) during this time of the year.