Category Archives: Veterinary Medical Examining Board

Editorial: State veterinary board needs to step up oversight

The latest audit from the Oregon Secretary of State’s office looked at the way the Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board monitors the controlled substances veterinarians both use in their practices and prescribe for their animal patients. To put it gently, the audit found serious problems with the current state of affairs. That said, the board […]
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Audit: Opioid Controls Lax Among Oregon Veterinarians

In a recently released audit, Secretary of State Bev Clarno concluded that Oregon veterinarians have not shown due diligence in monitoring their prescription drugs, including opioids.    623 veterinary practices were surveyed, and according to the data, “23 percent of respondents have seen an increase in the number of customers exhibiting doctor shopping behaviors in the last […]
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Dog owner says veterinary clinic re-homed puppy without his knowledge 

A Damascus man is now reunited with his 4-month-old pit bull puppy Birtha after he says a local veterinary clinic re-homed his pet without his knowledge. Source: Dog owner says veterinary clinic re-homed puppy without his knowledge | KATU