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Lyme Disease and local ticks

Lyme disease and Ticks Free tick tool with Lyme vaccine (while supplies last) No one likes ticks. This season we are seeing and getting reports of high numbers of ticks on dogs, especially near Powell Butte area. The biggest concern about ticks are the diseases they carry, especially Lyme disease. Here are 3 simple ways [Read the full story …]

Apoquel for allergic dermatitis

Apoquel is a newly released prescription medication for allergic dermatitis.Will  Apoquel (oclacitinib) revolutionize the treatment of allergic dermatitis? I would like to know , however the shortage of the product will continue to make it’s effectiveness  a mystery until the supply is increased. Allergic dermatitis is a response by the immune system to release  allergy-related [Read the full story …]

Job Opening

Timberland Animal Clinic is seeking a Lead Receptionist . The clinic is friendly, personable and skilled. If you feel you have the skills, too, then email us your resume/CV. You need to have clerical experience, firm software skills, ability to work with the public in a professional medical setting .(We know you love pets, too.) [Read the full story …]

Free flea product for cats*

Sorry , offer has ended. Timberland Animal Clinic is part of a field trial for Flea Control in cats. If you household qualifies you will receive Free product (3 month supply),Free exam and Free bloodwork at the beginning and end.  One cat must have at least 5 fleas, no more than 3 cats/household. They must [Read the full story …]

Blue Green Algae -what is it?

Algae produce toxins that can be poisonous. Generally the liver is attacked by the toxin. Even a few tsp can be deadly. Algae Bloom Awareness: You and Your Pet Since most waterbodies in Oregon are not monitored, OHA staff recommend you become familiar with your surroundings and know the signs of a bloom before you take [Read the full story …]

Probiotic Health–not all the same

Probiotics-not just for the GI tract  Probiotics are live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. The biologic effects of individual probiotics vary and each should be rigorously evaluated in a controlled fashion to define potential clinical utility. The mechanisms of action vary from probiotic to pro- biotic. [Read the full story …]

Waiting for Vet Care

In the cycles of poor economy, pet owners often wait too long for veterinary care. As pet owners people take the wait and see approach. “Maybe he will be better tomorrow” . But next day the pet is worse. The delay in pet care is harmful your pet and your pocketbook. The Google searches and [Read the full story …]

Rabies :Simple Step Saves Lives

Field Trials offer free product

Our clinic has the honorable position of running Field Trials as the last stage of product research. We have  been an integral part of several products for flea control, heartworm preventative and other products being evaluated in the  actual pet population.  Rest assured by the time products have reached this stage they have been well [Read the full story …]

Onions and Cats

CATS and Onions and Garlic: check BABY FOOD LABELS,too! All members of the onion family (shallots, onions, garlic, scallions, etc.) contain compounds that can damage cats’ red blood cells if eaten in sufficient quantities. Garlic tends to be more toxic than onions on an ounce-for-ounce basis, and cooking does not destroy the toxin. While it’s [Read the full story …]