West Nile Virus Facts
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Nile virus is one of the fastest-growing health threats to US horses
today. Since it's discovery in New York in 1999, this mosquito-borne
disease has spread quickly throughout the US. Many experts expect the
disease will soon become a threat to horses coast-to-coast.
Protect your horse. Ask Dr. Shelton about the best methods for your situation.
Signs of West Nile virus:
If your horse displays any of these symptoms, call us immediately!
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, limiting exposure to mosquitoes is fundamental in helping to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. Make these pest management practices a routine part of your equine health care:
Need more information or have questions? Contact Dr. Shelton at 812-254-5769.