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Springfield CVT Earns VTS Accreditation in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Certified veterinary technician Angie Price of Oregon Veterinary Referral Associates in Springfield has earned the VTS accreditation in Small Animal Internal Medicine.

H1N1: Information for Veterinarians & the Practice Team

Information for veterinarians and the practice team about the H1N1 virus, handling potential cases, and testing options.

OVMA Awards of Excellence Given to Worthy Recipients

The OVMA has honored several worthy individuals for their service to the veterinary profession.

Health Care Reform: Employer Requirement to Offer Coverage and Small Business Tax Credit

Find out more about the new health care legislation, specifically the Employer Requirement to Offer Coverage and Small Business Tax Credits, and their effect on the veterinary profession.

United Egg Producers & Humane Society of the United States Agreement on Commercial Egg Laying Hens: Q&A

A Q&A by United Egg Producers regarding their agreement with HSUS on commercial egg laying hens, posted by OVMA as a courtesy and point of information for our members.

Q Fever Study Shows Veterinarians at Risk

Reported cases of Q fever in the United States have increased by 6.5 fold from 26 cases in 2001 to 169 cases in 2006.

DVMs: Submit Samples of Possible WNV Cases to OSU VDL for Testing

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Oregon Department of Human Services are interested in obtaining serum samples from equine cases that may have an encephalitis-like-illness to test for West Nile virus. Serum samples should be collected and sent to Oregon State University VDL for testing. There is no charge for this testing.

Non-Veterinary Practice Ownership: An Overview

Historically, state law in the United States prevented non-veterinarian ownership of veterinary practices. The purpose of this piece is to examine the original justifications and whether or not these justifications continue to apply. We will examine current trends in changes to state laws and veterinary practice acts in the United States relating to non-veterinary ownership of veterinary practices.

H1N1 & Animals: New York Dog Confirmed First US H1N1 Canine Case

Get the facts about the H1N1 virus, your pets and other animals.