Tag Archives: Safety
On October 12, 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a horse in Bruce County. The 12-year-old unvaccinated mare with no travel history was … Continue reading
On August 21, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive test results for West Nile Virus (WNV); one from a 10-year-old gelding in Simcoe County and the other from a 25-year-old mare … Continue reading
New USEF Vaccination Protocols For those that show at USEF Sanctioned Shows in the States, be aware that new vaccination rules have changed. They now state that all horses entering the grounds must have documentation to support that they have … Continue reading
There has been a possible case of rabies reported in the Toronto area. Although it involves raccoons, a human was bitten! Stay safe and make sure to have your pet vaccinated!
Veterinarians have been tracking ticks that could lead to Lyme Disease longer than public health units and family doctors, according to one Ottawa veterinarian. Deer Ticks (pictured right) carry Lyme Disease which is more dangerous to humans than animals. The … Continue reading