The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Palladia (toceranib phosphate), the first drug developed specifically for the treatment of cancer in dogs.
On October 5, the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter in Hillsboro confirmed a case of Feline Panleukopenia (Feline Distemper). A kitten that was adopted at the shelter died, and then tested positive for the disease.
Veterinarians understand your concerns both about your pet’s health and saving money. Before buying the over-the-counter product, such as a generic flea and tick control product, consult with your veterinarian to make sure it is the best fit for you, your pet and your wallet.
Here are some ways to help provide assistance to the animals of Haiti.
The National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians Veterinary Infection Control Committee 2010 has published the Compendium of Veterinary Standard Precautions for Zoonotic Disease Prevention in Veterinary Personnel PDF.
With the new year come a few proposed changes in Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) regarding reporting and investigation of communicable diseases in Oregon.