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State urges vaccination of horses for West Nile virus

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OLYMPIA — With mosquito season on its way, the state Department of Agriculture has advised horse owners to vaccinate their animals against the West Nile virus.

“This is the time for an initial series of vaccines if your animals have never been vaccinated, or for an annual booster injection,” said acting State Veterinarian Paul Kohrs. “It can take up to four weeks for immunity to be fully protective.”

The disease, potentially fatal to horses, is spread by mosquitoes that have…

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