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Editorials from around Oregon

Nov. 27, 2019 4:25 PM EST

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: ___ The Oregonian/OregonLive, Nov. 24, on Portland hotelier Gordon Sondland’s impeachment inquiry testimony: Perhaps it’s a sign of our strange political times that Portland hotelier Gordon Sondland, a frequent Republican donor and President Donald...

Volunteers fly deformed baby pig to animal hospital for help

Nov. 25, 2019 10:16 AM EST

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A deformed baby pig that was born on a farm in Virginia has been flown to a veterinary hospital in Pennsylvania for medical treatment. The Danville Register & Bee reports that the black female pig named “Hope” was born with deformed rear legs on a farm near the...

Petition seeks medical marijuana for ailing household pets

Nov. 21, 2019 7:22 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will consider whether to extend its medical cannabis program to help dogs with epilepsy and people with attention deficit disorder. Five new petitions submitted to the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board seek new qualifying medical conditions for patients in the state’s...

California Horse Racing Board elects vet as new chairman

Nov. 21, 2019 1:43 PM EST

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — The California Horse Racing Board has chosen a longtime veterinarian as its new chairman. Gregory Ferraro was elected Thursday during the board’s meeting at Del Mar racetrack north of San Diego. He was appointed to the governing body five months ago by Gov. Gavin Newsom....

Veterinarians protest killing of bobcat kitten in petition

Nov. 15, 2019 5:42 PM EST

BEND, Ore. (AP) — More than 60 Oregon veterinarians have signed a petition asking Gov. Kate Brown to order an investigation into the killing of a bobcat kitten that wandered into an elementary school, a newspaper reported Friday. The 62 veterinarians from Eugene, Bend, Portland, Corvallis, Sunriver and...

The Latest: Vino Rosso wins BC Classic, horse injured

Nov. 2, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Vino Rosso has won the $6 million Classic by 4 1/4 lengths at the Breeders' Cup, where a long-shot horse was eased up in the stretch with a leg injury. Mongolian Groom, a 15-1 shot, was part of the early pace...

Florida veterinarian, wife die in plane crash near airport

Oct. 21, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Florida veterinarian and his wife were identified Monday as victims of a deadly plane crash near a North Carolina airport, devastating friends who remembered their generosity and devotion to animals. Dr. Harvey Partridge and Patricia Partridge, both 72, of Terra Ceia, Florida,...

University of Arizona approved to launch veterinary college

Oct. 18, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has gained approval from a nationwide veterinary association to open its College of Veterinary Medicine north of Tucson. The Arizona Daily Star reports that the American Veterinary Medical Association council sent the university a letter of reasonable...

Veterinarians confirm 1st case of horse herpes in Utah

Oct. 17, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has confirmed the first case of horse herpes in the state. Department officials say a Weber County horse tested positive sometime this week and has been quarantined. Prior to the diagnosis, other horses on the farm of origin were isolated...