Outbreak Alert: December 3, 2021 – Equine Influenza in Clackamas County, OR

Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Suspected: 4; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Age: 17; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: Not Reported; Clinical Signs: coughing, Fever, Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: Not Reported; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown; Notes: For more information …

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Rodolpho Riskalla: Adaptability as a Superpower

Targeting Olympic Dressage and Paralympic Para Dressage for 2024 in Paris is a goal of gargantuan proportions. It would take an equally huge heart and Rodolpho Riskalla has that. The world’s current #1 ranked Grade IV Para Rider and Tokyo Individual Silver Medalist, Rodolpho represents his native Brazil, considers Paris …

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Congressman Beyer Introduces Bill to Restrict the Import and Sales of Ejiao

© Brooke Action For Working Horses and Donkeys

November 17, 2021 (Washington, D.C.) – Last month, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced the Ejiao Act (H.R. 5203). This bill would restrict trade on all ejiao products made from donkey skins, which are decimating the species’ global population and threatening the impoverished families and communities who rely on them. “The international trade …

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Outbreak Alert: November 18, 2021 – Equine Influenza in Clackamas County, OR

Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 2; Number Suspected: 1; Number Exposed: 5; Facility Type: Not Reported; #1–Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/13/2021; Clinical Signs: Mild Cough, Mild Fever, Mild Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: Not Reported; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated; #2—Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/15/2021; Clinical Signs: Mild Fever, Nasal Discharge; Horse …

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Outbreak Alert: November 17, 2021 – Equine Influenza in King County, WA & Strangles in Kitsap County, WA

Source: Washington State Veterinary Office Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Notes: The owner is working with the attending veterinarian. For more information go to the equine influenza factsheet Source: Washington State Veterinary Office Number Confirmed: 1; Number Suspected: 2; Number Exposed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Notes: Owner …

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Minding your own Business?

I am often asked what the best platform is for building a website. Wix & Squarespace spend a lot of money on advertising and tell a great story, BUT there are reasons that 65% of websites are built with WordPress. And most of those reasons will directly support your business. …

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Strangles in Snohomish & Clark Counties, WA

Source: Washington State Veterinary Office Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 4; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Notes:  A horse at a boarding facility in Snohomish County has tested positive for Strangles. The owner has quarantined the affected horse and is temperature taking other horses exposed and not allowing anything on or off …

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