News

July 2, 2014

Cargill Recalls Select Nutrena® NatureWise® Meatbird Feed Due to Excess Sodium

Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of its Nutrena NatureWise meatbird feed due to excess levels of sodium.

July 2, 2014

Tramadol to Become Schedule IV Controlled Substance

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has published its decision to add Tramadol as a controlled substance. The rule becomes effective August 18 of this year.

June 30, 2014

2014 Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Now Available

This survey updates our data from 2012, when we previously published similar survey results. The OVMA is one of only a few state associations that compiles and provides such information to its members. We are asking practice owners and/or managers to complete this survey on behalf of their clinics. The more who participate, the more accurate and relevant the data will be, especially in more rural areas of the state.

June 27, 2014

Compensation & Benefits Survey Results (2014)

This survey was conducted by the OVMA in 2014 allow our members to evaluate their compensation and benefit policies compared to those of other OVMA members.

June 23, 2014

Fourth of July Safety for Pets & Horses

4th of July celebrations might be a lot of fun for people, but they can be downright scary for our animals, especially cats, dogs and horses.

June 12, 2014

Foreclosing on Liens Involving Unretrieved Animals

Learn how to foreclose on liens involving animals left at your clinic after services were rendered.

June 5, 2014

PGG/HSC Feed Company Recalls 50 Pound Packages of Champion Lamb Texturized B30 Due to High Copper Levels

PGG/HSC Feed Company, LLC has recalled 50 pound packages of its Champion Lamb Texturized B30 product due to higher than allowable copper levels. The product was manufactured in February 2014 and carries the UPC code UPC-748252483805 located in the bottom left corner of a white label attached to a Payback bag with a photo of a lamb.

June 3, 2014

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. Recalls 62 Bags of “Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™” Dry Dog Food (CA, NV, HI) Due to Salmonella

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. of Topeka, KS is voluntarily recalling 62 bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The suspect product, part of a single production run, was distributed to 17 veterinary clinic and pet store customers in California, Hawaii and Nevada between April 24 and May 13, 2014.

May 28, 2014

Pet Center, Inc. Recalls 3 Oz. Bag of Lamb Crunchy’s Dog Treats Due to Salmonella

Pet Center, Inc of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling its 3 oz. bag of Lamb Crunchy’s dog treats (LAM-003) (UPC# 727348200038) with date code 122015, product of USA, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

May 15, 2014

Bravo® Issues Nationwide Recall of Pet Food for Dogs and Cats

Bravo is recalling select lots and product(s) of Bravo Pet Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.