When Should a Broodmare be Vaccinated for Leptospirosis?

Dr. Jacquelin Boggs offers advice for vaccinating pregnant mares to protect them from leptospirosis-caused abortion.

Dr. Jacquelin Boggs offers advice for vaccinating pregnant mares to protect them from leptospirosis-caused abortion.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live audio event, “Protect Your Horse from Leptospirosis.” Listen to the full recording here

About the Experts

Jacquelin Boggs, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM

Jacquelin Boggs, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, serves as a senior technical services veterinarian with Zoetis. A 2003 graduate of the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Boggs is a large animal internal medicine specialist with board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and certified in veterinary acupuncture. She has worked in private practice, referral hospitals, and on veterinary school faculty. Her main areas of interest include equine ophthalmology, infectious disease, and neonatology. She regularly speaks on these topics at national and international veterinary meetings and has published multiple articles in addition to conducting advanced educational seminars on equine ophthalmology. Boggs joined Zoetis in 2011 and assisted in the development and launch of its equine leptospirosis vaccine, Lepto EQ Innovator.