November 27, 2015

Blue Buffalo Company Recalls One Lot of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones Due to Salmonella: Sold at PetSmart in Oregon

Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones. This is being done in an abundance of caution, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed starting November 19, 2015 in PetSmart stores located in the following 9 states: California, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

November 19, 2015

Oregon Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2016

With passage of Senate Bill 454 during the 2015 legislative session, all Oregon employers are required to implement a sick leave policy for employees. The law takes effect January 1, 2016.

November 18, 2015

CHS Inc. Recalls of Certain Kountry Buffet and Provider Pellet Products Due to Excessive Copper

CHS Inc. announced today it has implemented a voluntary recall of 50-pound packages of its Kountry Buffet 14% Text and Provider 15% Pellet, both for Mature Cattle, Horses, Goats & Sheep due to excessive levels of copper. The recalled products were manufactured in September 2015 and October 2015 at CHS Inc.'s Harrisburg, Ore., feed mill and distributed to 42 customers in Oregon and Washington.

November 12, 2015

Halo, Purely for Pets Recalls Spot’s Stew Sensitive Cat Turkey Kibble Due to Mold

Halo, Purely for Pets has initiated a limited, voluntary recall of its Spot’s Stew Sensitive Cat Turkey kibble with a Best By date of 09/04/2016 due to reports of mold. No other Halo products are affected.

November 9, 2015

Blue Buffalo Recalls Blue Kitty Yums Chicken Recipe Cat Treats Due to Propylene Glycol

Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd. is voluntarily recalling a limited production of Blue Kitty Yums Chicken Recipe Cat Treats that may contain low levels of propylene glycol, which is not permitted by the FDA for use in cat food.

November 4, 2015

Toxic Algae Advisories: No Current Advisories

Be on the look out for waters that look suspicious — foamy, scummy, thick like paint, pea-green, blue-green or brownish red. When in doubt, stay out!

November 2, 2015

Diabetes in Pets: November is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

Just as diabetes affects more than 20 million Americans, diabetes is also affecting our pets in increasing numbers. Obesity is a contributing factor. Over 50% of our pets are overweight, which puts them at an increased risk of developing diabetes. In fact, obese cats are four times more likely to develop diabetes than cats at a normal weight.

October 28, 2015

Rabies: Cat Positive for Rabies in Curry County

Rabies is an infectious viral disease that affects the nervous system. It is transmitted by a bite or saliva from a rabid animal. Recent cases of rabid bats throughout the state, as well as foxes, are a good reminder to keep your pet, including cats, who are more likely to play with a sick bat, up to date on their rabies vaccinations!

October 27, 2015

Salix Animal Health Expands Recall of Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks Due to Salmonella

Salix Animal Health, LLC of Deerfield, FL is voluntarily expanding its recall of "Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks" because this product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

October 21, 2015

Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Tips for keeping your pet safe on the spookiest night of the year, and in the weeks leading up to it.