News

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

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 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.

October 7, 2015

Compounding Survey Results (2015)

Approval of new animal drugs is important to veterinary medicine, and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association supports the research and development by veterinary companies to bring such products to the marketplace.

October 7, 2015

Proposed OVMEB Rules for Veterinary Facility Licensure

The Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board (OVMEB) is proposing administrative rules on licensure of veterinary facilities. Minimum requirements for all veterinary medical facilities are currently noted in rule, and no changes are being suggested here. This includes general standards for air quality, lighting, water, waste disposal, storage, the examination area, the laboratory, radiology, and the housing of animals, among other items.

October 5, 2015

K-9 Kraving Dog Food Recalls Chicken Patties Dog Food Due to Salmonella and Listeria

K-9 Kraving Dog Food has announced a voluntary recall of their Chicken Patties Dog Food shipped between July 13th - July 17th, 2015 because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

October 1, 2015

Salix Animal Health Recalls One Lot of Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks Due to Salmonella

Salix Animal Health, LLC has recalled of one lot of "Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks" because it may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

September 30, 2015

West Nile Virus: 5 Oregon Horses Have Tested Positive

West Nile virus can affect humans, horses, and many types of birds. It is carried by mosquitoes, which become carriers by feeding on infected birds.