Multiple news outlets have reported an outbreak of Potomac Horse Fever, a disease caused by bacteria that live inside snails, slugs and aquatic insects, It produces mild colic, fever and diarrhea in horses of all ages, as well as, abortions in pregnant mares.

We are grateful that Finnegan pulled through and to Sue McIntosh for sharing this story.

For more information, check out the health alert in Global News

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