Washington State Veterinary Office
Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: 2;
Facility Type: Private Facility;
Horse Status: Recovering;
Notes: A horse at a private facility in King County has tested positive for Strangles. The horse was purchased at a livestock market and is recovering. Other horses are asymptomatic and are being monitored by a veterinarian. For more information about Strangles go to the Strangles factsheet.
Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received. All information is sourced from: http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks