Caring for Critically Ill Foals at Virginia Tech's Equine Medical Center

During the first 30 days of life, foals are especially sensitive to bacteria and other dangers commonly found in their surroundings. Each year between January and June, dozens of these foals are brought to Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center for treatment where the hospital staff works diligently to return the critically ill young animals to full health.

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