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Dr. Bonnie Barr of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital

Rood & Riddle Q&A on Equine Lyme disease

Ubiquitous news reports of Lyme disease and its affects on humans warn of dire consequences for those who ignore the bite of an insect the size of a pencil tip. Dr. Bonnie Barr, VMD, DACVIM, of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, says the tiny insect can also have a weighty effect on our 1,000-pound equine friends. In a Veterinary Answers Q&A with, Dr. Barr offers her perspective on the disease, providing tips for prevention, and suggestions on where to look for a tick that may be nestled into a horse’s hair. The 1997 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, […]