The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has published its decision to add Tramadol as a controlled substance. The rule becomes effective August 18 of this year.
This survey updates our data from 2012, when we previously published similar survey results. The OVMA is one of only a few state associations that compiles and provides such information to its members. We are asking practice owners and/or managers to complete this survey on behalf of their clinics. The more who participate, the more accurate and relevant the data will be, especially in more rural areas of the state.
This survey was conducted by the OVMA in 2014 allow our members to evaluate their compensation and benefit policies compared to those of other OVMA members.
4th of July celebrations might be a lot of fun for people, but they can be downright scary for our animals, especially cats, dogs and horses.
Learn how to foreclose on liens involving animals left at your clinic after services were rendered.
PGG/HSC Feed Company Recalls 50 Pound Packages of Champion Lamb Texturized B30 Due to High Copper Levels
PGG/HSC Feed Company, LLC has recalled 50 pound packages of its Champion Lamb Texturized B30 product due to higher than allowable copper levels. The product was manufactured in February 2014 and carries the UPC code UPC-748252483805 located in the bottom left corner of a white label attached to a Payback bag with a photo of a lamb.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. Recalls 62 Bags of “Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™” Dry Dog Food (CA, NV, HI) Due to Salmonella
Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. of Topeka, KS is voluntarily recalling 62 bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The suspect product, part of a single production run, was distributed to 17 veterinary clinic and pet store customers in California, Hawaii and Nevada between April 24 and May 13, 2014.
Pet Center, Inc of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling its 3 oz. bag of Lamb Crunchy’s dog treats (LAM-003) (UPC# 727348200038) with date code 122015, product of USA, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Bravo is recalling select lots and product(s) of Bravo Pet Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) disease has been added to the reportable disease list in Oregon. The PEDv is a highly contagious coronavirus that affects swine, causing diarrhea and vomiting, and death of 50-100 percent of infected piglets. Adult pigs can become infected but generally do not have mortality.