July 26, 2007
The need for world-wide rabies eradication has brought together for the first time leaders from veterinary, animal wildlife, and human medicine to create the Alliance for Rabies Control, a non-profit group based in the United Kingdom. The group'... Read More
July 18, 2007
While skunk is the predominant rabies variant in Kentucky, the raccoon variant responsible for the Mid-Atlantic states' rabies epizootic is present in adjoining West Virginia and Tennessee.... Read More
July 08, 2007
About one person every 10 minutes dies of rabies somewhere in the world.
This harsh statistic has brought together for the first time leaders from veterinary, animal wildlife, and human medicine to create an Alliance for Rabies... Read More
July 01, 2007
There is no cure for rabies in man or animal, yet all mammals are susceptible. Since mid-June 2007, there have been reported cases of animal rabies in a number of states. To draw attention to the world-wide problem of rabies, the Centers for... Read More
June 22, 2007
Responding to an increase in rabies cases, officials in North Carolina’s Mitchell and Yancey counties are advising residents to keep food and pets away from wild animals.
In the pas... Read More
May 03, 2007
Some horses are quarantined, and exposed horse owners are required to have prophylactic rabies shots, after a Portsmouth, R.I., horse died from rabies April 22.
According to State Veterinarian Scott Marshall, DVM, this was first... Read More
April 27, 2007
Tissue samples from a Portsmouth, R.I., horse that died last weekend have tested positive for rabies, the Warren Times reported.
According to th... Read More
April 12, 2007
The 47 cases in horses and mules had increased from 43 in 2004 and included one case in Puerto Rico. Forty-nine states and Puerto Rico had cases of animal rabies.... Read More
March 17, 2007
February 09, 2007
Wildlife Services, a program within the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, will distribute oral rabies vaccine baits across portions of west central Florida beginning on, or about Feb. 14, to prevent the... Read More
January 11, 2007
Farmers and others in the agricultural community who might be embroiled in nagging disputes with family members, neighbors, government agencies, or even lenders, can get a fresh start in the new year by trying mediation through the Maryland... Read More
November 22, 2006
The United States Equestrian Federation has announced the nomination criteria for its Heroes for Horses Award, to be presented at the 2007 Pegasus Awards, Jan. 12, in Louisville, Ky. The award will be presented for the second time.... Read More
October 22, 2006
Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center has begun offering acupuncture to its patients.
The new service, which became available in September 2006, is being provided by Alison A. Smith, DVM, Dipl. ACVA, a clinical... Read More
October 20, 2006
The new series debut of The Horsemen and world and U.S. premieres featuring top competitions and magazine series headline The HorseTV Channel's programming lineup in November.
The HorseTV Channel's new 20-episode series The... Read More
October 20, 2006
September 11, 2006
The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) with the assistance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are notifying the approximately 150,000 persons who attended the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville of ... Read More
September 09, 2006
A horse that was kept in stables at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville, Tenn., last week tested positive for rabies, state health officials announced Friday night (Sept. 8).
The 3-year-old gelding from... Read More
August 09, 2006
The Unites States Department of Agriculture is dropping bait cubes laced with oral rabies vaccine throughout Appalachian states in an attempt to slow the spread of raccoon-strain rabies in the wild and... Read More
June 30, 2006
The Michigan Department of Community Health’s Bureau of Laboratories has detected a total of 23 cases of rabies out of 986 animals tested through June 26, 2006. These include 18 bats, four horses, and one skunk. Over the same time period in 2005... Read More
June 16, 2006
Vaccine manufacturer Fort Dodge Animal Health recalled about 330,000 doses of rabies vaccine recently after a vaccinated dog became ill with rabies. Horses are not likely affected by the recall.
"It's a product that's labeled for equine... Read More
May 24, 2006
Horse Owners Reminded to Take Precautions
March 20, 2006
South African horse owners and veterinarians are managing an outbreak of AHS in the George area.... Read More
February 17, 2006
Sometimes subtle and often dramatic, infectious neurologic disease cases are things veterinarians never want to see, although most would like to understand them better and more easily recognize them when they appear in clients' horses. From... Read More
October 01, 2005
Each year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releases a comprehensive report detailing the number of reported rabies cases in the United States and Puerto Rico. The most up-to-date report, which details cases from the year 2003... Read More
August 23, 2005
Each year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releases a comprehensive report detailing the number of reported rabies cases in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The most up-to-date report, which details 2003 cases, reveals that more... Read More
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