Poll

Rabies Prevention

Does your horse receive an equine-specific or multi-species vaccine?

Equine-specific vaccine
60%
393
Multi-species vaccine
13%
87
Horse is vaccinated, but I don't know which type
15%
101
I don't vaccinate for rabies
10%
66
Other (please explain below)
1%
6

Total votes cast: 653

Comments & Write-in Answers

equine vet takes care of it

10/5/2009 2:50:46 PM

Given by vet, so I assume he is using equine-specific - I will ask next time

10/5/2009 12:31:28 PM

Wildlife is everywhere, bats are both in the city and countryside. What vet is so stupid ?

10/5/2009 11:58:13 AM

Imrab 3 by Merial

10/4/2009 2:36:46 PM

Why have these surveys become so boring? Enough with rabies!

10/4/2009 2:35:34 PM

My horses get both... equine specific and multi-species specific (rabies)

10/3/2009 11:47:50 PM

Vet saisd we don't need it! L.A. County!~

10/3/2009 4:00:07 PM

I stopped giving them the vaccine because they coliced all the time.They haven't coliced since.....

10/3/2009 8:35:57 AM

Switching to Equine next spring.

10/3/2009 3:40:56 AM

Vaccine by Merial

10/2/2009 11:57:27 PM

My horse get his rabies shot every year!

10/2/2009 12:08:15 AM

will receive Equirab next time

10/1/2009 11:40:44 PM

we worm with equimax but im not sure if we vaccinate with the same stuff

10/1/2009 10:05:26 PM

My vet will only vaccinate with equine specific vaccines.

10/1/2009 7:40:06 PM

I have a WONDERFUL vet (wish I could find a people doctor as good!)

10/1/2009 2:55:15 PM

Multi-species vaccine was all I could locate at this time.

10/1/2009 2:13:42 PM

6 in 1 shot

9/30/2009 9:28:35 PM

my horse has a rection to equine vaccine so receives canine

9/30/2009 2:51:44 PM

23 yr old gelding could avoid if titres were allowdd

9/30/2009 2:42:27 PM

Rabies isn't a problem here (Pac NW), and my three fellows don't travel.

9/30/2009 11:57:22 AM

once in the spring and in the fall

9/30/2009 11:15:48 AM

my vet administers it, so not sure which type

9/30/2009 11:00:25 AM

Now I'll have to ask my vet/

9/30/2009 10:45:23 AM

Rabvac

9/30/2009 10:11:36 AM

Rabisan is the vaccine used in Southern Africa for all species

9/29/2009 11:47:45 PM

He's a horse! not a ??????

9/29/2009 11:39:54 PM

We don't have equine rabies in our area.

9/29/2009 11:35:07 PM

Also recieves rabies -- has for 10+ years.

9/29/2009 11:12:12 PM

horse shots for horses, dog shots for dogs.

9/29/2009 10:21:28 PM

Equine Vet, I never thought to ask!

9/29/2009 10:03:24 PM

would prefer equine specific but my vet doesn't have any

9/29/2009 9:41:33 PM

Whatever the vet recomends

9/29/2009 9:24:50 PM

head shaking

9/29/2009 8:31:49 PM

my vet does it every spring to protect in the summer

9/29/2009 7:01:12 PM

rabid animals may wander through the pasture and leave rabies savila on the grazing area.

9/29/2009 6:40:25 PM

Horses get vac.when they get all the other shots they need

9/29/2009 6:38:12 PM

vet recommended against rabies vaccination

9/29/2009 6:21:38 PM

Very necessary vaccination.

9/29/2009 6:04:54 PM

I did vaccinate for rabies when I lived in a part of the country where rabies risk was higher.

9/29/2009 5:58:44 PM

I have vaccinated for rabies for years, so I use to use a multi-species way back when

9/29/2009 5:18:44 PM

with Rabies having to be given by a vet many folks just don't bother. Me included.

9/29/2009 4:41:44 PM

Good question - I'll ask next time!!

9/29/2009 4:37:04 PM

In 40 yrs of having horses have never vaccinated for rabies. It was never recommend to me before.

9/29/2009 4:35:03 PM

5 WAY YEARLY SHOTS

9/29/2009 4:33:14 PM

every year for years

9/29/2009 4:30:26 PM

all are vacinated for rabies plus other shots

9/29/2009 4:18:47 PM

African Horse Sickness & Rabies

9/29/2009 11:02:21 AM

vet vaccinates them, haven't asked if they were species specific

9/29/2009 9:56:07 AM

defindently equine specific

9/29/2009 7:42:15 AM

My vet uses ImRab 3, made by Merial

9/29/2009 5:40:04 AM