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7 Facts About Strangles You Need to Know

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Recognized most for its signature symptom, strangles is a bacterial infection in horses similar to strep throat in humans. Are you familiar with how to spot less-obvious symptoms, treat, and prevent its spread?

A magnificent horse stands in the barn, patiently waiting to go out. Unlike with strep throat in people, strangles typically doesn’t require treatment so much as quarantine and vigilant cleaning of the surrounding environment to prevent the bacterial infection from spreading to other horses.

Call the Bee Vet

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

A Cummings School elective in honey bee medicine prepares veterinarians to work with beekeepers

Jillian Nolan, V22, left, and Alisha Gruntman, assistant professor of clinical sciences, looking at the beehives behind the administrative building at Cummings School.

Seeing Red: Reminder About Red Maple Toxicity

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

The bright colors and fallen leaves of autumn are beautiful to look at, which makes for great riding excursions. But they also bring a potentially fatal danger to horses. The leaves and bark of the… Read More