Update on Current Washington State EHV-1 Quarantine

Dr. Brian Joseph Washington State Veterinarian Interest has been high in a case of EHV-1, neuropathogenic strain, detected earlier this month in King County. This particular strain of equine herpes virus is highly contagious and, while it won’t infect people, it can be fatal to horses. Since being notified of …

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Tips for Horse Owners – Protecting Your Horse from Equine Herpes Virus

Dr. Brian Joseph Washington State Veterinarian Last week, WSDA was notified of a laboratory-verified case of equine herpes virus myeloencephalopathy or EHV-1, neuropathogenic strain, in King County.  EHV-1, in its neurotropic form, is a highly contagious virus that can be fatal to horses but will not infect people. WSDA immediately …

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2017 New Travel Requirements for Oregon, Washington and Idaho

February 2017, courtesy Oregon Horse Center’s Facebook Page – Just a heads up for anyone traveling to OHC from WA or ID… 2017 New Travel Requirements for the State of Oregon, Washington and Idaho “I want to notify you that the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) has elected to terminate …

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WSU Veterinarians Confirm Equine Herpes Case

Equine Herpes

PULLMAN, Wash.— The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed a single horse with a rare neurologic form of equine herpes virus (EHV-1). Confirmation came late Friday and the horse has been in isolation in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Pullman, Wash., since its arrival Thursday. The horse …

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Equine Herpes Virus confirmed in Washington Quarter Horse

Feather Vet Check

Via Outbreak News Today on August 20, 2016   The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed a single horse with a rare neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1). Confirmation came late Friday and the horse has been in isolation in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Pullman, Wash., …

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