News

February 7, 2014

Winter Equine Care Tips

Horses need extra attention during the cold and wet winter months. By following these helpful tips you can help keep your horse healthy all winter – and all year round.

February 6, 2014

Pro-Pet LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods Due to Salmonella

Pro-Pet LLC, St. Marys, Ohio, has recalled a limited number of dry dog and cat foods for possible Salmonella contamination. A single field test indicated products manufactured during a two day period, on a single production line may have the potential for Salmonella contamination.

February 4, 2014

Facts About Non-Anesthetic Dentistry

The idea of having your pet's teeth cleaned without anesthesia by an unlicensed or non-veterinary provider may seem appealing on the surface, but it can potentially harm your pet's health. Here are some facts to consider.

January 29, 2014

OVMA Membership Directory & Resource Guide

Members can login to download and print the 2014 OVMA membership directory.

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