Last month, Texas and New Mexico animal health officials announced that the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus was confirmed in their states. This disease often spreads to Colorado soon thereafter.
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Dr. Ragan Adams, coordinator of the CSU Veterinary Extension Specialist Group, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed news analysis and commentary to the general public
To assist the areas of Colorado most affected by the drought, and at risk for subsequent fire and flood, three free workshops are being offered by CSU Extension, in Dove Creek in Dolores County, Salida in Chaffee County and Las Animas in Bent County.
The goal is to create animal evacuation teams that are prepared to rescue animals safely, and to have trained volunteers and procedures in place for setting up temporary animal rescue shelters.