News

January 29, 2014

Changes to Veterinary Practice Act

At its January 2014 meeting, the Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board fully adopted rules to the Veterinary Practice Act that the agency had first proposed this past summer. Notice of the adoption will be filed with Secretary of State Kate Brown, with the rules to soon become effective.

January 27, 2014

Red Flannel Cat Food (20 Lb. Bags) Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella

PMI Nutrition, LLC has recalled its 20 lb. bags of Red Flannel® Cat Formula cat food for possible Salmonella contamination. There have been no reports of illness related to this product to date. This recall is being issued out of an abundance of caution after routine testing by the FDA Detroit District Office identified possible Salmonella contamination.

January 22, 2014

Dental Care for Your Pet: February is National Pet Dental Month

February is National Pet Dental Health month. Oral disease is the most frequently diagnosed health problem affecting adult dogs and cats. Nearly 80% of all dogs and cats over the age of three have periodontal (gum) disease.

January 22, 2014

What Happens in a Veterinary Dental Cleaning

A professional veterinary dental cleaning is a key component in keeping your pet healthy. Dental disease in pets can lead to the loss of teeth, as well as to serious health conditions such as heart, lung and kidney disease. This article describes what happens in a typical professional veterinary dental cleaning.

January 21, 2014

Toxic Algae Advisories: Willow Creek Reservoir

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!

December 30, 2013

OVMA Health Insurance Exchange

December 27, 2013

New Year's Resolutions for Pet Owners

Our pets provide us with so much affection and unconditional love that we often consider them part of the family and may want to include them in our New Year's resolutions.  Here are some ways to include your pets in your resolutions.

December 4, 2013

Cargill Recalls Select Nutrena® NatureWise® Meatbird and Chick Starter Feed

Cargill's animal nutrition business has recalled two Nutrena NatureWise poultry feeds due to incorrect levels of calcium. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill's facilities in Flora, Ill., Oklahoma City, Okla., Abilene, Texas, and Mineola, Texas, between May 1, 2013 and Nov. 21, 2013.

November 21, 2013

Holiday Pet Care Tips

Ways to keep pets safe during the winter holidays.

November 21, 2013

Winter Pet Care Tips

Keep your pets safe and warm this winter with these helpful tips.