News

September 11, 2013

Oregon Animal Health Foundation Human-Animal Bond Photo Contest Winner Announced

The Oregon Animal Health Foundation's Human-Animal Bond Photo Contest was held during this year's Fair, and we received many wonderful and touching entries. We're so pleased to see the depth of the connection between you and your pets and equines. Congratulations to Jason Larsen, who submitted the winning photo (taken by Erin Coates) and was chosen as our Grand Prize winner!

September 5, 2013

Oregon State Fair Coloring Contest Winner Announced

 

Congratulations to Kayla Greenwood, age 10, of Mount Angel! Her entry was selected as the winner of our Oregon State Fair coloring contest.

August 31, 2013

Nestlé Purina Recalls Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food Due to Salmonella

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food from a single production run and shipped to retail customers in the United States. This is being done because one bag of the product was found to be contaminated with Salmonella.

August 8, 2013

OVMEB Proposed Changes to Administrative Rules

The Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board has proposed revisions to current administrative rules, and now is your opportunity to review the suggested changes and share your thoughts. Public comment on the proposed changes will be accepted through August 30, 2013.

July 31, 2013

2013 Legislative Session Update

Each legislative session the OVMA and its lobbying team review and monitor a wide range of legislation -- from animal welfare to business to veterinary-specific bills. Following is a look at but a handful of the 30+ pieces of legislation your Association has tracked thus far.

July 31, 2013

Partners for Healthy Pets: Tools for Your Hospital

The OVMA supports Partners for Healthy Pets, a national coalition of veterinary associations and animal health companies under the umbrella of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. This alliance offers tools and resources to enhance the overall vitality of pets and veterinary practices, the delivery of preventive healthcare services, and communication with pet owners about the value of routine care.

July 30, 2013

Dogswell and Catswell Chicken and Duck Jerky Treats Recalled Due to Prohibited Antibiotic Residue

Dogswell and Catswell jerky treats made with chicken or duck with a "Best Before” date of Jan. 28, 2015 or earlier are being recalled because they may contain trace amounts of an antibiotic residue not approved for use in the United States.

July 17, 2013

Summer Pet Care Tips

During the summer months, many of us will be spending more time outdoors with our pets and may be tempted to take our pets along on errands or trips. While interaction with your pet is important for its health and well-being, hot weather does pose risks for our animal friends. Keep your pets cool this summer with these helpful tips.

June 26, 2013

Abady Frozen Dog Food Recalled After Positive Salmonella Test

The Robert Abady Dog Food Company is recalling some frozen dog food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.