Primer, snipped from the Rabies Challenge Fund website: The Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust will determine the duration of immunity conveyed by rabies vaccines. The goal is to extend the required interval for rabies boosters to 5 and then to 7 years. [...] The research began in November 2007 under the direction of Dr. Ronald … Continue reading What Happened to the Beagles in the 5 Year Group in the Rabies Challenge Fund?
Category: Rabies vaccination
Two Vaccinated Dogs Killed for Lack of Revax in NC
A woman in NC had 2 dogs who got into a fight with a fox. The dogs survived, the fox didn't. ACOs showed up to check the rabies vaccination dates for the dogs since they assumed the fox was rabid (no remains left to actually test the fox I guess). Turns out, the rabies vax … Continue reading Two Vaccinated Dogs Killed for Lack of Revax in NC
Rabies Revaccination and the Law: Simply Complex
The CDC's Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control, 2007 states that dogs, cats and ferrets "should be placed on a vaccination schedule according to the labeled duration of the vaccine used." Sounds simple right? Whoa Nellie.In my state of South Carolina, there is a state sponsored effort each year to get pets vaccinated for … Continue reading Rabies Revaccination and the Law: Simply Complex