Horses http://wxpr.org en Keeping Warm a Challenge for Some Animals http://wxpr.org/post/keeping-warm-challenge-some-animals <p>With temperatures expected to stay well below zero for several days, humans are not the only ones suffering.&nbsp; Animals kept outside may also be having a hard time.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Ron </span>Reupert<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at Animal Health Care Center North in </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says most pet owners know how to take care of their animals.&nbsp; But he says many dog breeds like hounds aren’t built for weather this cold.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12724 at http://wxpr.org Keeping Warm a Challenge for Some Animals Horse Owners Warned To Get Animals Vaccinated http://wxpr.org/post/horse-owners-warned-get-animals-vaccinated <P>The outbreak of mosquitoes this summer is prompting state officials to remind horse owners to get their animals vaccinated against Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus.</P> <P>Dr. Darlene Konkle from the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says the disease's onset is sudden...</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"...it's a neurologic disease in horses, it's a virus. It attacks the nervous system in horses. It can be quite sudden in onset. Often the horse becomes uncorordinated, drooping lip and drooping eyelids. Sat, 20 Jul 2013 09:01:00 +0000 Ken Krall 5335 at http://wxpr.org Horse Owners Warned To Get Animals Vaccinated