News

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

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.