Managing a Rabid Horse

Is it colic, or could it be rabies? The horse with rabies is extremely dangerous to himself, other animals, and humans. Rabies is a fatal viral disease of mammals that can be spread to humans through bites, licks, or through contact with the victim's mucous membranes or an existing wound. Horse owners must use extreme caution if rabies is suspected, and a veterinarian should be called immediately.

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