News

January 19, 2012

Disaster Preparedness for Pet Owners

Earthquakes, floods, wildfires, hazardous material spills—man-made or natural disasters can strike anytime, anywhere. Put a preparedness plan in place now to keep you and your pets safe. Remember, your pets depend on you for their safety.

January 19, 2012

Disaster Preparedness for Equine & Large Animal Owners

Disaster preparedness tips for large animal and equine owners.

January 12, 2012

Carisoprodol (Soma) Now a Schedule IV Drug: Subject to Controlled Substances Act

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) made carisoprodol (Soma) a Schedule IV drug effective January 11, 2012.

January 9, 2012

Testing for Leptospirosis Through OSU VDL

Dr. DeBess, the State Public Health Veterinarian, has provided this update on testing available through OSU VDL.

January 3, 2012

Foreclosing on Liens Involving Animals

Learn how to foreclose on liens involving animals left at your clinic after services were rendered.

December 14, 2011

Navigating Social Media: In Focus at the 2012 Oregon Veterinary Conference

The 2012 Oregon Veterinary Conference will include a track for practice leaders and key staff focused on social media. Are you using social media? What is the best way to use it to the benefit of your practice and clients?

December 7, 2011

Cargill Animal Nutrition Recalls Two Dry Dog Foods Due to Aflatoxin

Cargill Animal Nutrition announced a recall of two regional brands of its dry dog food – River Run and Marksman  – due to aflatoxin levels that were detected above the acceptable limit.

December 6, 2011

Iams Recalls Single Lot of ProActive Health Smart Puppy Dry Dog Food

Iams has recalled a single lot of ProActive Health Smart Puppy dry dog food due to elevated aflatoxin levels. No illnesses have been reported.

October 13, 2011

White Coat Ceremony: Dr. Morris's Remarks to the Class of 2015

After 21 years as a practicing veterinarian I firmly believe you have picked a profession where you can do great work.

October 10, 2011

Illegal Practice Survey (2011)

To help the OVMA identify the types of illegal practice of veterinary medicine that may be occurring in the state, we conducted a survey of the membership this past summer. The survey helped us to gather data on members’ experiences with and observations of the illegal practice of veterinary medicine in the state of Oregon.