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Animal health workers provide rabies vaccines by Pedro M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:07am Thuso Phate (standing) and Mr. Moloslwa provide rabies vaccines in Sekao ward Originally uploaded by natavillage. A rabies campaign started in Nata today.  Workers from Animal health and production set up stations in three of the Nata wards to provide free rabies vaccines to village dogs.  Mr. Molosslwa and Thuso Phate were set up in Sek ... Read on »
Changing Rabies Vaccination Laws by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 12:58pm Kris Christine, Founder of the Rabies Challenge Fund with renowned vaccination expert Dr. Jean Dodds,  is the person most responsible for changing rabies laws from one or two years to three in every state (but not every locale yet).  Brava Kris!  Her passion for this began when her beautiful dog Meadow died from an injection site fibrosarcoma a ... Read on »
Happy Belated Zombie Awareness Day!! (AKA, World Rabies Day) by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 29 Sep 2011 7:00am Every year I write a post on the subject of World Rabies Day … which was yesterday, September 28th. Dunno why, but rabies has always been a big draw for me. It’s never far from my mind, as I’ll demonstrate at the end of this post in a brief patient story.   And because it always arrives at around the time of my birthday (Happy Birthday to ... Read on »
NEW MEXICO Rabies Medical Exemption Bill HB 341 by Dr. Kim .. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 5:28pm It’s about time, WOOF! What is disconcerting to me humans is that the New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association is OPPOSING this bill. Why would they not want to exempt sick and senior animals when it states clearly on the packaging that only healthy animals should receive the vaccine? In fact, an exemption is in actuality redunda ... Read on »
Rabies victim survives by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:28am http://www.flickr.com/photos/wilsonb/866453852/ I am currently suffering through two weeks of “night float” which gives me an unfortunate amount of time to spend trapped in a tiny “on-call” room with poor internet access. I was able to find this very interesting story about a 15 year old boy, in Brazil, who survived rabies! Rabies i ... Read on »
Rabies Vaccination Medical Exemptions for Unhealthy Dogs by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 10:42am Note: This information  is important to everyone living in a state (including California) that does not allow medical exemptions from rabies vaccination even if  vaccination may kill the animal. California is currently considering AB2000, a bill to allow dogs with health problems an exemption to rabies vaccination until their health improve ... Read on »
Rabies Vaccine Skin Reaction: Ischemic Dermatopathy by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 5:37pm Rabies-vaccine-induced Ischemic Dermatopathy forced the retirement of Peaches from competition. See the disease on her haunch and ears. Peaches, Judy Schor’s champion agility dog, retired when she developed Ischemic Dermatopathy after a rabies shot. In March, Judy raised $30,000 with her benefit for the Rabies Challenge Fund, a nonprofi ... Read on »
WHAT ARE FERAL CATS AND WHY ARE THEY A PROBLEM, PT. 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 22 Jan 2012 12:00am Well, the subject of feral cats sure stimulated an outburst of comments from some readers who obviously feel strongly about the topic.  Helpful Buckeye also received numerous e-mails asking about concerns for humans possibly contracting diseases being spread by these feral cats.  Those concerns will be addressed in this week's issue o ... Read on »
The Rabies Vaccine and Your Dog by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:19am Rabies Vaccine Adverse Reactions The rabies vaccine is arguably the most dangerous shot our dogs get. Because it’s required by law, it’s a difficult shot to avoid. Because the vaccine is made from a “killed” virus, rather than “modified live” virus as are most other vaccines, manufacturers add dangerous “adjuvants” to boost effectivene ... Read on »
FAQs on Rabies by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:47pm The dog, a so-called man’s best friend, could be the source of the highly-fatal rabies in humans. In the Philippines, although rabies is not among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality, it is considered a significant public health problem for two reasons: 1) it is one of the most acutely fatal infection which causes the death of 200-3 ... Read on »