Jim Johnson   July 25, 2012   Comments Off on AHA Joins AAFP

News flash – we have recently joined the American Association of Feline Practitioners. We’re working on improving our services to the feline persuasion – they tend to be rather more, ah, particular that our canine pals – and hope to be certified as a Cat Friendly Practice later this year. More info at the AAFP’s website.

Recent Rabies Incident in Oregon

Judy Schroeder, DVM   June 19, 2012   Comments Off on Recent Rabies Incident in Oregon

A Gaston, Oregon woman was bitten by a rabid bat early this month. She was removing it from her dog’s mouth! Fortunately, the bat was available for testing and her dog was current on its rabies vaccine. The woman is receiving treatment and the dog is under a 45 day quarantine. http://www.kgw.com/news/local/159007745.html    

Salmon Poisoning

Sheila Johnson, DVM   June 14, 2012   Comments Off on Salmon Poisoning

As the wonderful Oregon summer rolls in and people and their pets begin exploring the great outdoors, it is important that you be aware of salmon poisoning. Salmon poisoning is an infection that dogs get from eating raw salmon or trout, and is only found in Oregon, Washington and Northern California west of the Cascade Mountains. This infection is caused… Read more »

Veterinary Pharmacy Archaeology

Jim Johnson   June 11, 2012   Comments Off on Veterinary Pharmacy Archaeology

We were digging around in the attic one day – remember, our building is over 60 years old – and came across these items. (You probably can’t read the labels in this image; click it for a full-size version.) I always get a chuckle out of these, especially the jar on the left, labeled “Universal Antidote.” I’ve asked my reps… Read more »

Learning WordPress

Jim Johnson   June 7, 2012   Comments Off on Learning WordPress

This really is an amazing program; especially considering that it is free. Yesterday was a beautiful day, so I grabbed one of the cameras from work and took it with me on my bike ride home. I stopped at Amazon Dog Park to take some pictures for use on the blog.. see the header.