Poll

Rabies Vaccination

Is your horse vaccinated against rabies?

Yes
80%
681
No
20%
173

Total votes cast: 854

Comments & Write-in Answers

not a problem here just another shot to get a reation to

9/25/2017 10:31:48 PM

My horses live in rural pasture where there are many wild animals passing through.

9/25/2017 7:58:05 PM

It's required in my state

9/25/2017 7:37:59 PM

Confirmed reports of a rabid bat in the area made vaccination necessary.

9/25/2017 6:30:25 PM

Always. It's not worth it not to vaccinate for an untreatable disease.

9/25/2017 4:46:40 PM

We live in Australia & rabies is not here....yet.

9/25/2017 2:54:44 PM

Absolutely--not optional.

9/25/2017 10:37:31 AM

I'll be asking my Vet about having my horse vacinated for Rabies!!

9/24/2017 8:38:30 PM

Yes, though we don't get rabies very often here.

9/24/2017 7:10:53 PM

Both of them.

9/24/2017 12:51:30 AM

Was previously

9/23/2017 6:20:50 PM

Vet recommends.

9/23/2017 5:31:39 PM

I vaccinate my horse for almost everything under the sun because I DO NOT want to take risks.

9/23/2017 4:57:43 PM

Even the retirees who never leave the farm are given rabies and tetatnus shots

9/23/2017 9:40:32 AM

I like to give my horse the extra protection.

9/22/2017 7:05:47 PM

Yes

9/22/2017 5:32:41 PM

They have been in the past.I think immunity lasts longer than they say.

9/22/2017 4:07:21 PM

Depending on the area where the horse is located, there are areas in Mexico where cases of rabies ha

9/22/2017 3:20:21 PM

Protects not only the horse but also the humans that interact with it

9/22/2017 12:05:38 PM

rabies titers are done yearly... haven

9/22/2017 10:37:43 AM

All horses on the property are kept strictly up to date on all vaccinations, including rabies.

9/22/2017 9:46:41 AM

Always!!

9/21/2017 10:52:37 PM

Active skunk season is Nov-Mar so they are vaccinated every fall.

9/21/2017 6:02:48 PM

Yes, because there have been cases of rabies in other animals and horses in NC.

9/21/2017 4:08:54 PM

vet says not needed

9/21/2017 3:04:46 PM

vet doesnt feel it is needed

9/21/2017 12:11:55 PM

Every year in the fall is what my vet recommends.

9/21/2017 9:58:36 AM

They are outside a lot. It would be foolish not to vaccinate

9/21/2017 9:40:18 AM

i dont have a horse x

9/21/2017 9:32:19 AM

Not this year as Vaccine should be good for 3 years

9/20/2017 10:35:32 PM

The sickness that my animals have encurred due to this vaccine is not worth the risk anymore

9/20/2017 10:27:48 PM

Protects the horse and everyone who handles him

9/20/2017 9:25:50 PM

Live rurally with wild animals which carry rabies, it is necessary.

9/20/2017 9:20:34 PM

It is an inexpensive vaccine but I would rather be safe than sorry!

9/20/2017 9:07:23 PM

Why wuld anyone skip vaccinating against this? Not something you can fix with supportive care.

9/20/2017 8:02:35 PM

cheap insurance

9/20/2017 7:26:52 PM

none reported around here.

9/20/2017 6:18:24 PM

We live in an area where there has been no rabies in over 50 years.

9/20/2017 4:46:49 PM

every year - central NY

9/20/2017 4:13:27 PM

this is one vaccine a dont fool around with. But did you know you can get it for 3 years??

9/20/2017 3:58:16 PM

A must in TX

9/20/2017 3:48:11 PM

Its a cheap prevention to a 100% fatal disease, and protects other humans/animals

9/20/2017 3:09:05 PM

ABSOLUTELY!!!! especially living out in the country with lots of wildlife.

9/20/2017 2:03:34 PM

We live in a rural area.

9/20/2017 1:26:14 PM

Only because he is turned out at night. He has had 2 severe reactions to this vaccine

9/20/2017 1:23:30 PM

My horses are in pasture most of the time and I also camp with them. With wildlife everywhere rabies

9/20/2017 12:55:53 PM

I live in Sweden, no rabies here

9/20/2017 11:46:06 AM

It's an inexpensive vaccine and my horses live in a rural part of the south. Better safe than sorry!

9/20/2017 11:13:29 AM

It's the law in Pennsylvania to vaccinate for rabies. We see many cases each year of sick wildlife.

9/20/2017 11:07:23 AM

My horse had a severe reaction to the vaccine.

9/20/2017 11:03:22 AM

One horse was diagnosed with rabies up here in MN. Cheapest insurance you can get for your horse!

9/20/2017 10:50:30 AM

Always, annually.

9/20/2017 10:11:39 AM

Every few years

9/20/2017 10:03:13 AM

There are reservoirs of rabies all around us in Maryland.

9/20/2017 8:15:11 AM

The vaccine is effective in protecting against an invariably fatal disease ... why not vaccinate??

9/20/2017 8:13:49 AM

Absolutely; rabies is epidemic in my area.

9/20/2017 7:27:25 AM

British Isles are free of rabies :-)

9/20/2017 3:11:42 AM

Have vaccinated for rabies in the past but not this year. My horses stock up from rabies vaccine.

9/19/2017 9:41:29 PM

vaccinated each year since birth=live on a farm

9/19/2017 9:10:44 PM

just part of the package

9/19/2017 8:43:15 PM

In Montana we have lots of little critters that could carry rabies. Vaccination necessary.

9/19/2017 5:23:15 PM

Yes. Their health is important to me.

9/19/2017 5:06:27 PM

I live in a rabies free country.

9/19/2017 4:45:14 PM

I will never skip this vaccination. Rabies is endemic to North America. No horse here is "safe".

9/19/2017 4:41:16 PM

before I moved to SW WI I did, but current vet says not needed.

9/19/2017 4:35:36 PM

Always we have stary cats, skunks and groundhogs in the pasture. Vaccinate EVERY year.

9/19/2017 4:13:41 PM

My vet says not needed.

9/19/2017 4:08:12 PM

But I plan on vaccinating next vet visit

9/19/2017 3:25:07 PM

Vet included it with the other annual vaccines given.

9/19/2017 1:37:32 PM