Tag: State Veterinarian

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Dr. Charles Broaddus selected as Virginia State Veterinarian

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently selected Dr. Charles C. Broaddus as State Veterinarian.


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First case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in a Virginia horse this year

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has confirmed the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in a horse this year.


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Farmers and state vet: Antibiotic use in livestock safe, necessary

Virginia livestock producers treat their animals with antibiotics when they are sick, but meat and milk from animals with antibiotics in their systems doesn’t end up on store shelves.


Hurricane season: Be prepared to move pets

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) reminds pet owners to think now about how to care for their pets during a hurricane or summer storm.


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Lessons for horse owners from recent EHM case

Dr. Richard Wilkes, State Veterinarian with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), says Virginia was fortunate with the recent case of EHM in April.


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Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy confirmed in Virginia horse

Dr. Richard Wilkes, State Veterinarian with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), announced on Friday that a horse in Virginia has been confirmed positive for Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), a neurological disease of horses caused by Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).


First case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) just reported in Virginia

Dr. Richard Wilkes, State Veterinarian with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), announced Tuesday that Virginia has just received laboratory confirmation of its first case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED).