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Rabies in Colorado

  • Rabies is on the rise - two canines recently diagnosed with rabies an update from the Colorado Depeartmetn of Agriculture - State Veterinary office
  • This Pet Health column describes preventive steps that will help you protect yourself, your pets, and your livestock.

Poultry Updates

More Confirmed Cases of Equine West Nile Virus (WNV) in Coloradoo

  • The Colorado Department of Agriculture has received reports of four additional cases of horses with West Nile Virus, bringing the total count to five in 2017. Cases have been confirmed in the following Colorado counties: Boulder, Lincoln, Mesa, and Larimer (2).
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  • Recently, the State Veterinarian’s office has received a high volume of calls with questions regarding equine strangles. In Colorado, equine strangles is not a reportable disease, and therefore it is not a disease that the State Veterinarian’s Office will issue State quarantines for affected facilities or horses. While it is recommended for an infected barn to limit movement, restrictions with equine strangles are managed by the barn and the attending veterinarian.
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Veterinary Feed Directive- VFD

Poisonous Plants

Prepare for Animals in Disasters

How you can prepare your animals for a disaster