News

March 3, 2021

Bravo Packing, Inc. of Carneys Point, NJ is recalling all Ground Beef and Performance Dog, a frozen raw pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

March 2, 2021

Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc. of Weston, OH, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vitakraft Vita Smart Hedgehog Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

February 23, 2021

Advocating before the Oregon legislature on behalf of the veterinary profession is a primary role of the OVMA.

February 8, 2021

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.

February 3, 2021

Oregon veterinary professionals have been designated to be part of vaccination Phase 1A, Group 4.

January 13, 2021

We will continue to update Oregon veterinarians with important developments regarding COVID-19 that impact the veterinary community. We are all in this together.

January 13, 2021

We will continue to update Oregon veterinarians with important developments regarding COVID-19 that impact the veterinary community. We are all in this together.

January 12, 2021

FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about certain Sportmix pet food products manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. that may contain potentially fatal levels of aflatoxin.

January 5, 2021

Be on the lookout for waters that look suspicious — foamy, scummy, thick like paint, pea-green, blue-green or brownish red, or bright green cells suspended in the water column. When in doubt, stay out!

December 30, 2020

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 19, 2020

With your contribution to VOTE PAC (Veterinarians Organized to Elect), you can support your profession and put $50 or $100 back in your pocket. Your support helps the OVMA support legislators who have been there for the profession. We also encourage all members of the practice team to take advantage of the direct dollar-for-dollar tax credit allowance.

December 17, 2020

Ways to keep pets safe during the winter holidays.

December 17, 2020

Pets can bring joy and companionship into someone’s life, but they are also a responsibility. They require time, energy, and money in order to be cared for properly. Although your intentions may be good, it is important to consider the following before giving a pet as a gift.

December 17, 2020

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

November 30, 2020

The CDC says that, at present, there is no evidence to suggest that pets such as dogs or cats will become a source of COVID-19 infection in humans. Regardliness, it is always a good idea to wash your hands with soap and water after contact with pets to help avoid transmission of other illness-causing agents, such as E. coli and Salmonella.

November 16, 2020

Albright’s Raw Dog Food of Fort Wayne, IN is voluntarily recalling 67 cases of Chicken Recipe for Dogs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

October 29, 2020

Through our public relations program, we are proud to promote the veterinary profession and educate the public on animal health issues. Following are media opportunities sourced by the OVMA office, as well as news articles featuring OVMA member veterinarians.

October 9, 2020

Sunshine Mills, Inc. is expanding its voluntary recall of certain pet food products that were made with corn that contained Aflatoxin at levels above FDA’s action levels. Brands include Champ, Field Trial, Good Dog, and others.

October 1, 2020

Tips for keeping your pet safe on the spookiest night of the year, and in the weeks leading up to it.

September 23, 2020

Rabies is an infectious viral disease that affects the nervous system. It is transmitted by a bite or saliva from a rabid animal.

September 22, 2020

Real Pet Food Company is voluntarily recalling Billy+Margot Wild Kangaroo and Superfoods Recipe 4 lb. bags because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.

September 15, 2020

Health advisories issued for air quality also apply to animals. Smoke, ash and dust from wildfires affects pets, birds, horses, livestock and wildlife.

September 15, 2020

Disaster preparedness tips for large animal and equine owners.

September 8, 2020

The state’s workplace and safety division will soon approve regulations that require all employers to implement risk-reducing measures to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. The temporary rule, which could take effect no later than Monday, September 14, would remain in effect for 180 days.

September 3, 2020

Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of certain dog food products due to levels of Aflatoxin that are potentially above the acceptable limit.

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