Rabies Confirmed in Georgia Horse

A mature Quarter Horse in Gordon County, Georgia, was euthanized and confirmed positive for rabies on March 15.
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Gordon County Georgia

A horse in Gordon County, Georgia, was confirmed positive with rabies on March 15.

On March 31 the attending veterinarian of an 11-year-old Quarter Horse gelding in Gordon County, Georgia, reported that the horse had been confirmed positive with rabies.

Onset of clinical signs was March 9. The clinical signs included anorexia, fever, mild colic and pawing. The horse was euthanized and was confirmed with rabies on March. 15.

An unknown number of animals was exposed.

This information was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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