Vaccinations

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Australian Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate against Hendra

May 28, 2013

Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry Minister John McVeigh urged owners to protect horses via vaccination.... Read More

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Wash. Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses against WNV

May 16, 2013

Washington animal health officials are advising owners to make sure their horses are vaccinated against WNV.... Read More

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N.C. Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate against WNV, EEE

May 13, 2013

In 2012, there were 20 cases of EEE and three cases of WNV in North Carolina horses reported.... Read More

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Vaccination and Immunity: What Horse Owners Need to Know

May 08, 2013

Our experts answer your questions about vaccinations and immunity.... Read More

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What to Expect When Vaccinating Horses

May 07, 2013

Know the difference between minor side effects of vaccinations and those that warrant a call to your vet.... Read More

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La. Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for EEE, WNV

April 28, 2013

Animal health officials are urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals for both EEE and WNV. ... Read More

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Nielsen Receives Grant for Parasite Study

April 26, 2013

The grant will allow Nielsen to study the interaction between anthelmintic treatment and vaccines.... Read More

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Or You Could Just use West Nile Innovator

April 24, 2013

WEST NILE-INNOVATOR has helped protect more horses than any other.... Read More

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Owners Urged to Check Horses' WNV Vaccine Status

April 20, 2013

Owners are urged to ensure their horses' vaccination status is current for maximum protection against WNV.... Read More

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Va. Horse Owners Urged to Consider WNV, EEE, Rabies Vaccines

April 19, 2013

Animal health officials are urging horse owners talk with vets about vaccinating against WNV, EEE, and rabies.... Read More

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Remember WNV, EEE in Horses' Spring Vaccines

March 20, 2013

As the spring vaccination season approaches, consider have horses vaccinated against WNV and EEE.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.

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AVA: Hendra Virus in South Australia No Surprise to Vets

February 03, 2013

The organization stresses the need for horse owners across the country to have their horses vaccinated.... Read More

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South African Authorities Encourage Vaccinating against AHS

January 24, 2013

Authorities are encouraging horse owners to vaccinate annually to curb the impact of African horse sickness.... Read More

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Vaccination Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 29, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding current a future equine vaccinations.... Read More

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New Horse Health Requirements for HITS Desert Circuit

December 26, 2012

New for 2013 are equine health and safety procedures designed to "ensure a great show experience for all."... Read More

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Illinois, Wisconsin Extensions to host Horse Health Workshop, Feb. 9

December 19, 2012

Horse owners are invited to a full day equine educational program focused on keeping your horse healthy. ... Read More

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2012 Equine WNV, EEE Case Totals Steady

December 13, 2012

At the most recent update, APHIS reported 609 equine WNV cases nationwide and 206 cases of equine EEE in 2012.... Read More

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Strangles: Understanding Distemper and Purpura Hemorrhagica

December 07, 2012

One of the most alarming infectious diseases in the equine industry is strangles.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 Myeloencephalopathy: On the Rise?

November 28, 2012

One veterinarian discussed disease characteristics and why it might be on the rise at a recent conference.... Read More

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Hendra Vaccine Now Available in Australia's Northern Territory

November 26, 2012

The vaccine was released in high-risk Queensland and New South Wales on Nov. 1.... Read More

The chronic form of equine grass sickness causes sudden extreme weight loss leading to a "wasp waist" appearance.

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Equine Grass Sickness Vaccine Pilot Study Announced

November 12, 2012

This pilot study is in preparation for a full vaccine trial, which is likely to commence in 2013 or 2014.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Equine WNV, EEE Case Totals Continue to Rise

November 12, 2012

As of Nov. 6, the USGS indicated that the WNV and EEE totals had risen to 620 and 204, respectively.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.

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Equine Hendra Virus Vaccine Launched in Australia

November 01, 2012

The long-awaited vaccine will be available for horse owners through their veterinarians.... Read More

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Texas Officials Report 72 Equine WNV Cases so far in 2012

October 15, 2012

Seventy-two horses residing in 49 Texas counties had been confirmed positive since the beginning of the year.... Read More

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Commentary: Take West Nile Risk Seriously

October 14, 2012

People need to take the WNV risk to themselves and their horses seriously. What are you willing to do?... Read More