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Found: Small male black and tan dog, possible Min-pin, in Floresville on Hwy 181. Call 830-660-3181.
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Positive testing of ‘pigeon fever’ in horses quadruples




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Contrary to what the name might imply, pigeons have nothing to do with transmission of the equine disease known as “pigeon fever,” which is also called dryland distemper. According to an April 25 Texas Animal Health Commission press release, “pigeon fever” causes abscesses and swelling in the horse’s pectoral region (breast muscles) causing a “pigeon-like” appearance, and is caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis. Pigeon fever is most common in dry areas of the Western United States, but cases diagnosed in other parts of the country may be on the increase.  . . .

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