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March 26, 2014

Safe Spring Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

When the weather warms and spring rolls in, people get the urge to declutter and deep clean their homes and garages. If you’re a pet owner, use the tips from Pet Poison Helpline to make sure your pets stay safe and are kept away from toxic cleaning products.

March 26, 2014

How to Tell if Your Cat is Sick

Cat owners should remember that our little feline friends are very good at hiding their illnesses. Without regular veterinary visits, a disease or condition could go unnoticed for months or years, until severe symptoms finally appear. Here are some things to look for in determining whether your cat may be sick.

March 10, 2014

OVMA Awards of Excellence: 2014 Recipients

At ceremonies held during the 2014 Oregon Veterinary Conference in Corvallis, the OVMA honored several individuals for their service to the veterinary profession. The Awards of Excellence are given annually to deserving people and organizations.

March 10, 2014

Oregon Animal Hall of Fame™: Search & Rescue Dog Raido is Newest Inductee

Each year, the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon Animal Health Foundation honor animals who, through unselfish and courageous accomplishments, exemplify the affection, loyalty, security, public service, and value of the human-animal bond. This year, Raido, a search and rescue dog, was inducted into the Oregon Animal Hall of Fame™.

March 10, 2014

Neuropathogenic EHV-1 Cases Confirmed in Oregon

One Lane County horse has died and four others from the same stable have tested positive for a neurological form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1). All horses on the property have been quarantined and those showing symptoms of the disease are being treated. There is no indication that the virus has spread to other horses beyond those being quarantined.

March 3, 2014

Household Hazards for Pets

Help keep your pet safe by being aware of these common household hazards.

March 3, 2014

Household Dangers to Pets: Room by Room

Pets are also vulnerable and susceptible to accidental ingestion of potentially life-threatening common items in the home.

February 20, 2014

Med-Vet International Recalls 140 Boxes of 1/2cc U-40 Insulin Syringes

Med-Vet International initiated a nationwide recall of 140 boxes of 1/2cc U-40 insulin syringes

February 13, 2014

Valentine’s Day Safety Tips for Pet Owners

With Valentine's Day comes gifts, many of which include candies and flowers. Here are some of the most common culprits of pet poisonings related to these well-intentioned gifts.