Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE)

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 1: Mighty Mosquitoes

June 30, 2017

They might be small, but these flying fiends can spread some deadly diseases. ... Read More

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Mosquito-Borne Disease: Is Your Horse at Risk?

June 28, 2017

These pests can transmit a variety of dangerous pathogens, depending on certain factors in your region.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Concerns About Equine Mosquito-Borne Diseases

June 27, 2017

Of the 274 respondents, 201 (73%) said they are most concerned about West Nile virus.... Read More

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Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

March 23, 2017

Use this four-step plan to keep equine infectious diseases in check.... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Q&A

March 07, 2017

Confused by the various vaccine types, schedules, and administration routes for horses? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Interspecies Health Threats: Is Your Horse at Risk?

February 23, 2016

Discover what diseases your horse can catch from other animals, big and small. ... Read More

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The Battle Against the Bugs

November 17, 2015

Here's a rundown on our arsenal of equine disease-fighting drugs and their proper uses.... Read More

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Texas Horse Owners: Take Steps to Protect Against EEE, WNV

July 30, 2015

As of July 30, three and five Texas horses have tested positive for WNV and EEE, respectively, so far this year. ... Read More

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Horse Owners: Consult Your Vets Regarding Vaccinations

June 08, 2015

Following floods, Texas animal health officials say mosquito-borne disease incidence could increase.... Read More

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

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Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More

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Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus Found in Neurologic Horse

August 03, 2014

The virus once thought to be inert in horses was identified in a neurologic Brazilian horse, researchers say.... Read More

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Are Exotic Pets a Disease Risk to European Horses?

July 20, 2014

Exotic pets could carry foreign vector-borne diseases that can be deadly to horses, French researchers say.... Read More

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Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More

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Equine Emerging and Surging Diseases: What's on the Horizon?

July 17, 2012

Emerging and re-emerging diseases can devastate equine populations and cost the industry millions of dollars.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries

December 17, 2011

Disease control in developing countries must be cost-effective, practical, and acceptable to livestock owners.... Read More

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Outbreak Alert Helps in Fighting Equine Disease

December 09, 2011

Since June 2011, the program has provided notification of more than 500 equine disease reports to subscribers.... Read More

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Reminder to Vaccinate Horses against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

September 19, 2011

Pfizer Animal Health is encouraging horse owners and veterinarians to follow the AAEP vaccination guidelines.... Read More

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Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Mexico

August 22, 2011

Venezuelan equine encephalitis has been confirmed in the Mexican state of Tabasco... Read More

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Post-Rain Tips for Horse Owners

June 23, 2011

Now is the time for horse owners to assess the lingering effects of spring's wet weather.... Read More

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Spring Vaccinations: Points to Consider Before You Buy

April 19, 2011

With a selection of horse vaccines readily available on local feed store shelves, purchasing a handful for use in your barn might be something you're considering. But are there equine health risks lurking behind a choice to forgo your veterinarian's ... Read More

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The Changing Face of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

April 05, 2011

Mosquito-borne virus infections of horses pose a continuous and expanding threat to equine health in the United States.... Read More

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The War On Microbes (Emerging Equine Diseases)

November 01, 2010

In the face of potentially disastrous global warming events, pathogenic microscopic organisms appear to be on a mission to impact the surviving species. Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites are rapidly adapting to... Read More

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VEE: Two Cases Reported in Panama

June 19, 2010

The Office of the Kentucky State Veterinarian reports that during the second week in June, government officials in Panama reported two confirmed equine cases of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE). The report cited two deceased hors... Read More

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Vaccination Basics For Horses

June 01, 2010

Vaccines are "cheap insurance" to protect your horses from more costly--and potentially deadly--diseases.... Read More