News

May 7, 2013

Cargill Recalls Showmaster® S-Series Show Lamb Feed (BW): Incorrect Sodium Molybdate Levels

Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of Showmaster® S-Series Show Lamb Feed (BW) because it contained incorrect sodium molybdate levels. To date, there are 170, 50-pound bags of feed still out in the market. Cargill continues to take appropriate steps to pursue retrieval on those bags.

April 25, 2013

Fleas: Treatment & Prevention

If your dog or cat is itching and scratching, fleas are a likely culprit. Flea season usually begins in spring and lasts through the summer, but fleas can survive year round in western Oregon's moderate climate. Fleas that live on your pet can easily spread to your house or yard and vice versa, so it's important to treat both your pet and your pet's environment.

April 19, 2013

Natura Pet Recalls EVO, Innova, California Natural, Karma and HealthWise Dry Pet Foods & Treats Due to Salmonella

Natura Pet Products has recalled dry pet food (EVO, Innova, California Natural and HealthWise) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. This recall was expanded today to include Natura's dry dog, cat and ferret food products with expiration dates through March 24, 2014.

April 19, 2013

Merit Bird Company Recalls Vitae Bird Food Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination

Merit Bird Company, LLC of Chatsworth, California has recalled various Vitae brand bird food shipped between May 2012 to February 2013, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

April 18, 2013

Ensure Your Legal Ability to Transport and Dispense Controlled Substances

The Oregon Veterinary Medical Association has partnered with the American Veterinary Medical Association to help ensure that you and your colleagues can legally carry and use controlled substances in ambulatory and mobile practices.

April 17, 2013

USDA Livestock Traceability System

On February 5, 2010, the USDA announced it would be discontinuing the National Animal Identification System (NAIS), which had been designed to help producers and animal health officials respond to animal disease events in the United States. A replacement system for animal traceability will be developed.

April 16, 2013

Breeder's Choice Recalls Single Batch of Active Care Biscuits Healthy Dog Treats Due to Mold

Breeder’s Choice has recalled a single batch of Active Care Biscuits Healthy Dog Treats due to mold discovered in one of the lots of dog biscuits.

April 11, 2013

Iverhart Plus Chewables Heartworm Preventive Recalled

Virbac has issued a voluntary recall for six lots of their heartworm preventive, Iverhart Plus Flavored Chewables, due to a failure to meet stability specifications during the life of the product.

April 10, 2013

Lyme Disease & Ticks

Lyme disease is a tick-borne disease affecting both dogs and humans. April is Lyme Disease prevention month.

April 4, 2013

Pet First Aid Kit

If you own a pet, make sure you have a first aid kit at home. Here are several items pet owners should have in a first aid kit.