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OAW Holds Large Animal Rescue Course in Harrington

Date Posted: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

The Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) held a Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) course Friday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.




Equine vaccinations essential during peak mosquito season

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Late summer coincides with peak mosquito season, which brings an increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) for humans, but also for horses.
“Owners are encouraged to talk to their veterinarian about having their horses vaccinated against these viruses,” said Delaware State Veterinarian Dr. Heather Hirst.




Sussex County Horse Tests Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Date Posted: Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

A horse from Sussex County has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a mosquito-borne disease, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced today.





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