Veterinary Spotlight: Is Your Horse Safe at the Clinic?


James Kennedy, D.V.M., M.S., director of Colorado State University’s Rocky Forge Branch Diagnostic Laboratory, is author of a four-part series on biosecurity. He stresses proper and effective disinfection as the most powerful weapon against the spread of infectious disease, along with diligence of hospital personnel. He advocates use of disposable clothing whenever possible, plus washable boots and tack.