Rabies

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Equine Infectious Neurologic Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

January 02, 2013

The discussion focused on four continuing problems: EHM, EPM, WNV, and other encephalitides.... Read More

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The Threat of Rabies in Horses

September 26, 2012

Dr. Allison Stewart discusses the threat of rabies in horses and how to protect horses and humans.... Read More

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Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More

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Equine Rabies Refresher

August 09, 2012

Equine rabies is invariably fatal once contracted, but preventable if proper steps are taken.... Read More

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CSU Veterinarians Recommend Rabies Vaccinations for Horses

July 08, 2012

CSU veterinarians say an inexpensive, widely available vaccine can help protect horses from rabies.... Read More

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Rabies Found in Georgia Horse; Six People Exposed to Virus

June 22, 2012

Six people in Georgia are receiving medical treatment after being exposed to a horse with rabies.... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Florida Horse

April 26, 2012

An infected horse can show behavioral changes such as drowsiness, depression, fear, or aggression.... Read More

Finally, Tanner says, “It’s important for everyone to remember that horses need to be members of a herd. Horses are always happier when other horses are around. They need to see a companion, whether it’s right beside them or across the aisle.”

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UK Equine Showcase Presents Young Horse Research

March 22, 2012

The UK Equine Showcase held Jan. 20 focused on young horse heath, including infectious disease and deworming.... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Two Middle Tennessee Horses

February 29, 2012

The horses from Rutherford and Marshall counties died last month and this month, respectively.... Read More

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Virginia Horse Confirmed Positive for Rabies

January 13, 2012

The horse resided in Patrick County, located near the North Carolina state line.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries

December 17, 2011

Disease control in developing countries must be cost-effective, practical, and acceptable to livestock owners.... Read More

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Outbreak Alert Helps in Fighting Equine Disease

December 09, 2011

Since June 2011, the program has provided notification of more than 500 equine disease reports to subscribers.... Read More

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AAEP Emphasizes Importance of Rabies Vaccines

September 26, 2011

The AAEP strongly recommends an annual rabies vaccine as a "core" vaccination for horses.... Read More

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New Mexico Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

August 19, 2011

An unvaccinated Eddy County, New Mexico horse has tested positive for rabies.... Read More

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Neurologist Joins the Faculty at New Bolton Center

July 28, 2011

Neurologist Amy Johnson, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, was recently appointed to the faculty of New Bolton Center.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More

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EHV-1 Outbreak: USDA Releases New Report

June 09, 2011

A new USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service report was released yesterday, indicating that the rate ... Read More

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Spring Vaccinations: Points to Consider Before You Buy

April 19, 2011

With a selection of horse vaccines readily available on local feed store shelves, purchasing a handful for use in your barn might be something you're considering. But are there equine health risks lurking behind a choice to forgo your veterinarian's ... Read More

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Rabies in Horses: Preventable but Still Invariably Fatal

April 15, 2011

The risk of rabies exposure for horses is higher in geographic localities where the disease is endemic in raccoons, skunks, foxes, or other terrestrial reservoirs. Rabies transmission can also occur from a rabid bat to a horse or secondarily from ... Read More

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Texas Horse Dies of Rabies, Human Exposure Possible

April 11, 2011

Authorities confirmed April 6 that a Texas horse that died April 4 was infected with rabies, according to a press release from the Texas Department of State Heath Services (DSHS). The 7-year-old Quarter Horse gelding began showing signs of illness ... Read More

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Vaccinations for Horses

April 11, 2011

This four-part series on vaccines discusses how vaccines work, efficacy, approval process and storage.... Read More

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Horse Vaccination Basics

April 04, 2011

Learn how vaccines work, which ones your horse should have, and possible reactions.... Read More

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UC Davis Offers Discounted Preventive Care Package

March 09, 2011

Veterinarians from the University of California, Davis', William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital are helping clients protect their horses from influenza, tetanus, dental problems, and other health risks by providing owners with a ... Read More

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Vaccinating Broodmares

March 08, 2011

Broodmares require additional vaccinations to help ensure their foals are protected from disease.... Read More

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Possible Rabies Outbreak Reported in Argentina

February 07, 2011

According to a report from the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), there recently has been a rise in the number of equine rabies cases diagnosed in the Corrientes province of Argentina. Officials believe the horses were infected wit... Read More