A disease once considered a West Coast problem, veterinarians say pigeon fever is now on the move east. Learn how to protect your horses in this hour-long live event.
About the Experts
Sharon Spier, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is a professor of the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of California, Davis. Her areas of interest include Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection (also known as pigeon fever or dryland distemper), hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, and genetic diseases of horses.
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