After February 10, 2012, certificates of veterinary inspection ("health certificates") for international travel will no longer be endorsed by the Oregon area APHIS office, which is scheduled for closure in Spring 2012. Endorsement will be done by the Washington area office in Tumwater.
Disaster preparedness tips for large animal and equine owners.
Dr. DeBess, the State Public Health Veterinarian, has provided this update on testing available through OSU VDL.
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?
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.
Iams has recalled a single lot of ProActive Health Smart Puppy dry dog food due to elevated aflatoxin levels. No illnesses have been reported.
After 21 years as a practicing veterinarian I firmly believe you have picked a profession where you can do great work.
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.
Milk-Bone initiated a voluntary withdrawal of two sizes of Milk-Bone Large Biscuits with a single lot code from distribution 12071K due to an issue in the baking process.
The OVMA office has received a number of phone inquiries from veterinarians in recent months regarding physical examinations, pain management and state requirements.