Infection can cause serious illness in neonates. Make sure your newborn receives enough disease-fighting antibodies from his dam’s first milk.Read More
Amanda Martabano House, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Amanda Martabano House, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, is an assistant professor in the department of large animal clinical sciences at the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Articles by Amanda Martabano House, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Posted by Amanda Martabano House, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM | Jun 5, 2013 | Across the Fence, Basic Care, Biosecurity, Blogs, Diseases and Conditions, Equine Herpesvirus (EHV), Farm and Barn, Horse Care, Infectious Diseases, Quarantine
This equine herpesvirus outbreak serves as an excellent reminder of the importance of good biosecurity practices.Read More
New developments in vaccines and current literature on equine immunizations were the focus of discussion at the vaccination Table Topic during the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md. The attending practitioners actively participated in the discussion with questions and comments on immunizations for various diseases. All agreed thatRead More
Recurrent colic is typically defined as three or more episodes of transient or prolonged colic occurring over a period of months or upwards of a year. Although a practitioner cannot always determine a definitive etiology without exploratory surgery, many diagnostics are available to help pinpoint the most likely cause of recurrent colic.Read More
Q: Can you address off-label use of the rabies vaccine in late-term broodmares? My therio vet won’t give it because it’s off-label usage. So I arrange for another vet in her practice to vaccinate my late-term mares. I cannot imagine my foals not having that protection from his or her first moments.
A: Rabies vaccination can be administered in the last trimester of pregnancy prior to delivery
Rabies is a life-threatening neurological disease that can be spread from horses to humans. Once horses show clinical signs of rabies, death generally occurs in two to four days. Learn how to protect your horse and yourself.Read More
This is one of a series of articles translated as part of our partnership with A Caballo, an equine publication based in Mexico, and Jorge Murga, DVM. Keep an eye on TheHorse.com for more Spanish-language resources coming soon....Read More