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News affecting the practice of veterinary medicine and the care of animals.

September 26, 2023

Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease in Oregon

In August, the Oregon Department of Agriculture received anecdotal reports of an atypical canine infectious respiratory disease in various parts of the state. Since then, ODA has received over 100 case reports from Oregon veterinarians and has provided this update.
September 19, 2023

Toxic Algae Advisories

Health advisories for toxic algae levels have been issued for several waterways in Oregon, and close by waters in Idaho and Washington. Pets should avoid contact with the affected water.

September 18, 2023


To date in 2023, seven bats in five Oregon counties have tested positive for rabies. Vaccinate dogs, cats, ferrets and horses against rabies. 

September 1, 2023

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