Horses And Rabies

The word “rabies” brings up images of rabid animals, foaming at the mouth, and movies where such animals had to be shot or put out of their misery.  It’s a term dreaded by all, especially by animal owners. What about rabies in horses?


Rabies in Horses: Is it Possible?

The simple answer to this question is, yes, horses can get rabies.  Horses run the same risk of getting rabies as any other animal that spends time outside.  Horses, cats, dogs, and ...

How Do Horses Get Rabies?

This has to do with how rabies is transmitted.  An animal is infected with rabies when their bloodstream comes into contact with the saliva ...

Rabies in Horses: Prevention

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to equine rabies.  The good news is that it is nearly 100% preventable.  The equine rabies vaccine has a near-perfect success ...

Rabies in Horses: Steps to Take

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Rabies can be a tough topic to think about but it is important to understand and discuss it, in order to best protect your horse’s wellbeing, your wellbeing, and the wellbeing of other horses and animals.


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