Three clusters of feline histoplasmosis infection have been reported in indoor-only cats in the non-endemic states of Colorado, California, and Texas.
Thank you to all who visited the OVMA booth at the Oregon State Fair and to those who entered our "Too Big to Miss" contest.
A list of resources related to the issue of layer hen/poultry housing.
Results from our March QuickPoll indicate some optimism about the economy and its impact on veterinary medicine in 2009. Almost 2/3’s of the respondents don’t expect 2009 to be worse than 2008.
We have been monitoring the progress of the Taskforce’s activities. A prohibition on veterinarians providing services to unlicensed animals is not one of the seven recommendations the Taskforce has submitted to the City Council and County Commissioners in its final report.
The American Heartworm Society (AHS) has released new canine heartworm guidelines for 2010. These guidelines are considered the official veterinary industry perspective for epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of the disease and include some notable differences from previous versions.
The University of Minnesota financial simulator tool will assist you in creating a budget for a variety of real-life circumstances: internships, residency and entering practice.
The OVMA supported Senate Bill 805-B, which provides new standards for layer hen housing in Oregon.
At ceremonies held during the recent Oregon Veterinary Conference in Corvallis, Dr. Robert Shimek of Salem became the new OVMA president.
USDA APHIS announced that it has issued a conditional license to Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health for a canine influenza virus (CIV) vaccine.