Make sure your horse is vaccinated for Rabies!
24 rabid skunks have been confirmed in Weld and Larimer counties since January 1st. 2018, with an unusually large amount in March! Rabies is prevalent in our region, and the vaccine is highly effective! Rabies is almost always (>99%) fatal and exposure to humans makes this a public health concern. Horses do not typically get the classic aggressive form of Rabies like predatory animals. Instead, they present with depression, difficulty swallowing, drooling, lack of coordination, and eventually are unable to stand. It's an easy disease to prevent! For more detailed location information, click here: