Veterinary expert discusses pros of equine botulism vaccine

Dr. Christina Vittoria, D.V.M. is a veterinary expert practicing equine, small ruminant and companion animal medicine at Willow Creek Equine Veterinary Services in Pennsylvania.

Recently, she wrote for newspaper Reading Eagle about a threat on the minds of all horse owners and caretakers — equine botulism. Dr. Vittoria answers a key question from a concerned […]

Spring: A time to vaccinate and watch for shaker foal

By Dr. James Little, DVM

Director of professional services


As spring is commonly referred to as foaling season, spring is an important time to take some preventative measures when it comes to equine botulism.

Vaccinating for botulism is especially important for pregnant mares and foals as it helps prevent shaker foal […]