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RE: [RC] "spot on" type fly repellant - Susan E. Garlinghouse, D.V.M.

It doesn't happen to every horse, but just be aware that a significant
number of horses react badly to the spot-on fly products, resulting in
allergic reactions that go from a few hives up to a full blown crisis  ---
high fevers with subsequent laminitis, significant to extreme swelling of
the head and airways, some mild colic symptoms and just plain miserable.
I've treated a fair number of them and "they were okay with it last year" is
a common thing to hear.

Just something to add to the "forewarned is forearmed" category.

Susan Garlinghouse, DVM


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