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Jennifer (Boehringer Ingelheim)'s Blog
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE): a disease that has increased in Eastern Canada and for which prevention is needed.
EEE is deadly arthropod-borne viral encephalitis that causes inflammation of the brain and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Mosquitoes that feed on both birds and mammals can become infected with the EEE virus and are responsible for transmitting the disease. The fluctuation in case numbers year-to-year is not… Continue
Posted on November 24, 2010 at 3:53pm
Vaccination is intended to prevent disease, although with some diseases, vaccination can only reduce the severity of the illness. The best value in vaccination is in using a program that works with your veterinarian and targets the specific disease risks of your horses. Most disease risks in horses are seasonal. For performance horses, the greatest benefit from vaccination for influenza is likely to occur in the spring. Spring is important because that’s when the risk of infectious disease… Continue
Posted on September 27, 2010 at 10:41am — 3 Comments
Drug Compounding: Is price more important than safety?
When talking with many of my friends who are horse owners it became clear to me that most people do not understand the difference between licenced drugs, generic drugs and compounded drugs. Since compounding tragedies have been in the news lately with the most recent being the 21 polo ponies dying in Florida I thought I would put this together to help horse owners make informed… Continue
Posted on June 21, 2010 at 3:06pm