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.

September 28, 2015

Western Milling Recalls Western Blend Horse Feed Due to Monensin

Western Milling has recalled 50 lb bags of Western Blend horse feed, LOT 5251, manufactured on September 8, 2015. This voluntary recall was initiated by Western Milling after it learned that an ingredient in the feed in question may contain monensin, an ionophore.

September 28, 2015

OVMA Membership Directory & Resource Guide: Preorder the 2016 Directory

Preorder a printed copy of the 2016 OVMA Membership Directory by December 31, 2015.

September 28, 2015

OC Raw Dog Recalls Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation Due to Salmonella

OC Raw Dog of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA is voluntarily recalling 640 lbs. of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation. This is being done in an abundance of caution, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported and no other OC Raw Dog manufactured products are affected.

September 19, 2015

Fall's Seasonal Hazards for Pets

Now that summer has drawn to an end, it’s important to remember all those upcoming seasonal toxins that we need to be aware of! With Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner, now's the time to educate yourself on the pet poisons that are around your house commonly seen by Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) during this time of the year.