Vaccinations

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West Nile Virus and EEE Cases in Kentucky

October 24, 2013

Owners are urged to have horses vaccinated properly to reduce the risk of WNV, EEE, and other diseases. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Second Equine EEE Case of 2013

October 21, 2013

The unvaccinated 17-year-old Quarter Horse mare died earlier this month.... Read More

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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Kentucky Reports Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2013

October 16, 2013

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Quarter Horse gelding has a favorable prognosis for recovery.... Read More

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Contraceptive Vaccine Use

October 14, 2013

Are general horse owners using the contraceptive vaccine porcine zona pellucida (or PZP)?... Read More

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Equine EEE Reported in Florida, New Hampshire

October 10, 2013

Officials in Florida and New Hampshire reported that horses in both states have tested positive for EEE. ... Read More

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AVMA Implores Congress to End Government Shutdown

October 09, 2013

The AVMA says crucial veterinary programs that ensure animals' health and welfare are short-staffed or halted.... Read More

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Nationwide Equine EEE, WNV Case Totals Creeping Up

September 30, 2013

As of Sept. 25, 139 cases of EEE and 157 cases of WNV have been reported in horses nationwide.... Read More

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Georgia Horse Tests Positive for EEE

September 27, 2013

A horse in Chatham County has tested positive for EEE, environmental health officials announced Sept. 26.... Read More

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It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate Horses against West Nile

September 25, 2013

Wyoming animal health officials encourage owners to vaccinate horses against the potentially deadly virus.... Read More

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Oxford Co., Maine, Horse Tests Positive EEE

September 12, 2013

The horse was vaccinated for EEE and West Nile virus (WNV) a year ago but had not received a booster dose.... Read More

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New Equine West Nile App Launched

September 10, 2013

The app is designed to help owners evaluate the risk of not vaccinating against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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Virginia Reports First Equine EEE Case of 2013

September 09, 2013

The affected horse had not received an EEE vaccination and was euthanized on August 31.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Reported in Horses Nationwide

September 06, 2013

According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 64 cases of WNV have been confirmed in 23 states.... Read More

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Protect Horses Against Potomac Horse Fever

September 05, 2013

PHF can have serious complications, and the fatality rate in untreated cases can be up to 30%.... Read More

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EEE Case Reports Rolling In

September 05, 2013

Summer might be nearing its end, but reports of confirmed EEE cases keep rolling in.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Second Equine WNV Case of 2013

September 03, 2013

An unvaccianted 10-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Hopkins County tested positive for WNV late last week.... Read More

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Hendra Quarantine Lifted at New South Wales Property

September 03, 2013

The property was quarantined last month following the confirmation of the hendra virus in a horse and a dog.... Read More

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Montana Confirms Equine WNV Cases

September 03, 2013

Animal health officials are reminding equid owners statewide to watch for West Nile virus (WNV). ... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever Confirmed in Ontario

August 21, 2013

Two Ontario, Canada, horses tested positive for Potomac horse fever (PHF) in early August.... Read More

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New Jersey Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2013

August 20, 2013

The 7-year-old Cape May County gelding was euthanized after developing neurologic signs consistent with EEE. ... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Maryland Horse

August 16, 2013

A case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been confirmed in a horse in Worcester County, Md. ... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Van Buren County, Mich., Mare

August 16, 2013

An unvaccianted 12-year-old mare from Van Buren County tested positive for EEE.... Read More

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Hong Kong to Accept Horses Vaccinated Against Hendra

August 16, 2013

Hong Kong will accept horses vaccinated against hendra virus, according to manufacturer recommendations.... Read More

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Colorado Confirms First Equine West Nile Case of 2013

August 15, 2013

A 3-month-old colt from Montezuma County, Colo., has tested positive for West Nile virus. ... Read More

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Vaccination can Help Prevent Equine Deaths from EEE

August 05, 2013

A total of seven horses have tested positive for EEE in North Carolina thus far in 2013.... Read More