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LANA NEWS! Llama Association of North America! Early Summer Edition 2019





Lost in Paradise Llamas Contents President’s Message LANA Board of Directors LANA Business Office Marin County Fair Llama Ethics and Mentoring Teenagers and Llamas LANA Youth Essay Winner LANA Youth Essay Contest Lost in Paradise In Memory of Pam Trauth What do You do With a Llama Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak 2020 LANAN Hobo Classic Sponsors LANA T-Shirts

UPCOMING LANA EVENTS LANA Youth Essay deadline November 1, 2019


LANA Performance Clinic Black Cat Ranch Vacaville, California November 2019


LANA Hobo Show Stanislaus Co. Fairground Turlock, California February 8 - 9, 2020


LANA Llamping Northern California June 12 - 14, 2020

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE 1 2 2 3 3 4 9 11 12 13 14 22 23 26 27 28 36

! Hello LANA members,


A.er several months of conversa6on with Cal-ILA, we have agreed to consolidate the efforts and resources of our organiza6ons. Two members of the Board of Directors of Cal-ILA will be joining the LANA Board of Directors: Maureen Macedo and Lee Beringsmith. Moving forward, LANA will work to maintain the ac6vi6es of both organiza6ons including the Hobo Show, Marvelous May Extravaganza Show (formerly Hot August Nights), and the California State Fair show, as well as the parades and hikes/backpacking experiences. There are lots of volunteer opportuni6es with these ac6vi6es if you would like to become a more ac6ve member. If there are addi6onal ac6vi6es members would like LANA to become involved in, please contact me or one of the other LANA board members.


Wishing you and yours all the best, Michelle Kutzler, MBA, DVM, PhD, DACT LANA President



LANA Board of Directors

Michelle Kutzler President michelle.kutzler@oregonstate.edu


Kathy Nichols Vice President, Newsletter Editor KathySVA@aol.com


Sue Rich Secretary susan.rich9631@gmail.com


Joy Pedroni Treasurer, LANA Business Office, Webmaster joy@blackcatllamas.com


Lee Beringsmith Director LBering@outlook.com


Jana Kane Director kaneskritters@gmail.com


Maureen Macedo Director macedominiacre@gmail.com


Joy Pedroni
 3966 Estate Drive
 Vacaville CA 95688 707.234.5510 LANAquestions@gmail.com

Please contact the LANA Business Office for Member Services, Advertisements, Event Calendar updates, and any llama- , alpaca-, or LANA-related questions you may have. Visit LANA at: www.lanainfo.org

LANA News DISCLAIMER LANA News is published for educational purposes only. The information published herein is solely the opinion of the authors and does not necessarily represent the view of LANA, its Directors or Officers. LANA’s acceptance of advertising does not imply endorsement of any products or services whatsoever. Articles, letters, editorials and other contributions are welcome and may be edited for brevity. Inclusion and placement is solely at the discretion of the Editor. Before undertaking any herd work with your animals, you are advised to always consult with your veterinarian.




Thank you to the following for their contribution to this newsletter: Mary Adams, Alpaca Owners Association, Virginia Christensen, Jim Clark, Sheila Fugina, Thao Le, Maureen Macedo, Andrea Mogler, Lily Mogler, Joy Pedroni, and Heidi Trauth.

Dolly Peters Director ranchodollyllama@gmail.com Cathy Spalding Advisory Chair cathy@gentlespiritllamas.com

Editor’s Note: We have lost another member of our llama community. Pam Trauth passed away suddenly at her home in Oregon. We wish Pam’s husband John and her family our deepest condolences. Pam was on the LANA BOD, and along with John, site chaired LANA Expo in Fallon, NV. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Trauth family.

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by Lily Mogler

This year at the 2019 Marin Co Fair, my family and I brought our llamas Mulan and Wasabii. We have been sharing our llamas with the public for the past five years. When the public asked how old Mulan and Wasabii were, they at first though that the llamas were young until I told them llamas are considered adults at three years old.



My sisters and I got the same question from people each day. The most common being, "are these llamas or alpacas?" We share the differences between the two and explain that they are cousins


Something different this year compared to all the previous years was that we could not take the llamas out for people to pet and take selfies with. The reason the Fair Manager decided this rule was because of the supposed e-coli break out in San Diego. Having the public interact with the llamas was always a crowd favorite, but they still enjoyed seeing them in their parade blankets and hats and listening to the information that we shared while keeping them inside the pen.


During the fair on July 3rd, was Mulan's 12th birthday and she wore a birthday hat to celebrate.

The most important thing at the fair was spen din g tim e w ith Pamela and Brittany while both my parents had to work during the week. My sisters are leavin g me in September to attend BYU Idaho, so spending time with them at the fair wa s a sp e cial memory. 7


Be si de s shar in g o u r llamas, I had fun going on rides, eating delicious fair food, seeing the fair exhibits and watching fireworks. Some fun facts about the Marin Co Fair are:


1) It is the first 100% smoke free County fair.

2) It is celebrated as the Greenest County Fair on Earth!Â

3 ) I t h a s a s o la r powered carousel and solar powered stage

4) It has a 91% waste d i v e r s i o n le v e l w it h composting and recycling, and has water bottle refilling stations that diverted 33,000 single use bottles from going into the landfill last year.



We will encompass a range of ethics in this discussion; not only in relation to the animals in our care, but even after they leave our care and are placed in new homes and situations. Believe me, I am not so naïve as to think we will always have control over any situation, but perhaps a little forethought and planning beforehand might help to ensure those animals will continue to have a worthy quality of life.


Living with llamas for sixteen years, I am no less enchanted with them today as I was when our first pair were delivered to us; a very hard to handle pregnant female and an adult male. We kept that pair together until we bought several other females in the ensuing months and then for awhile even kept the male with our small herd of females (something we do not do today).


Developing a good maintenance program, a feeding and mineral program which is consistent, good fencing to help discourage predator entry, adequate shelter and ample room, are only a few of the necessary obligations we must adhere to when committing ourselves. No less important is the responsibility of ethical breeding practice and sales. Not only do we need to warrant what we sell as a responsibility to those we sell to, but our first responsibility is to the animals we sell to do our best to ensure they will be well cared for.

by Virginia Christensen

The following are general requirements and should be part of your routine.


A general maintenance program should include good hay or pasture, daily mineral supplement, (there are some excellent free choice as well as concentrated minerals), regular worming program (depending on your area), boosters each year (you should ask your veterinarian and other breeders in your area what is needed), a clean and safe environment (daily cleaning of barn and pastures should be done to help in parasite and fly control), regular toenail trimming and shearing for comfort in the hotter months.


Llamas are intelligent, they are also stoic, and they can be very different in their daily behavior. Learn to recognize each llama’s traits; in this way you can differentiate between one’s normal behavior as opposed to any change in that behavior patter, and are more apt to catch a problem before it becomes major. While most llamas are eagerly awaiting their morning meal, another may take her time and stay recumbent for a period of time before she decides she wants to eat. If one who is first at the hay pile remains recumbent, that should put out a warning sign something might be wrong. Learn each llama’s

for the animals that leave our care, perhaps a little forethought and planning might help to ensure they will continue to have a quality life. 10

behavior patter; they definitely have one.


Be sure and keep adequate health and behavior records on each animal. Included should be all preventative medications as well as breeding and birthing statistics. Record each breeding which took place and the length of gestation. Did your female have any symptoms of discomfort weeks before, when did she begin to bag up? Anything out of the ordinary prior, during and after pregnancy should be recorded.


One of the most important aspects of llama care and ethics is their mental well-being. There have been cases of healthy llamas dropping dead in an unusual or prolonged stress related situation. While some stress is naturally bound to happen, we should at least try and make our animals’ daily lives as pleasant as possible. This includes living with other llamas, plenty of room to move about and isolate themselves from the rest of the herd if they wish to do so, (llamas are definite herd animals but do need their own space once in awhile), a regular feeding schedule, a place to cool off in the hot summer months, and adequate shelter with room enough for all to live together comfortably. Weaning time can be especially stressful to both mom and cria. We have found letting the moms wean their own babies (especially the female babies) works well. Since young males who mature early can become a problem trying out and/ or accomplishing their breeding skills we will wean them in a separate pasture with one or two geldings. Most times, our youngsters are weaned by being sold and going to new homes. Some feel this is more stressful than weaning at home, however the pacing and crying by both mom and baby when they can see each other on the opposite side of the fence has always seemed more stressful to us. Usually when they go to a new environment, they settle in well by the third day, and our moms generally aren’t concerned for long when they leave. There are always the exceptions, of course, and

sometimes we have to take each case on an individual basis. When we let our moms wean their own, the time frame varies; some wean fairly early, before six months while most average around seven to eight months, and we have found this works well and is less stressful on everyone, including us!


You’ve made the sale, the money is in your pocket and the llama is off to his new home. Is this where your responsibility as a breeder ends? Don’t you believe it! A lot of your sales are to brand new buyers, people who are still trying to learn about llamas and need all of the help they can get. We didn’t know anything when we got our first pair and even after sixteen years, are still learning. It doesn’t take much time to make a phone call once awhile to see how all is going and to offer any assistance needed, especially if the new buyers live in the same area. We try hard at our farm to get a “fee” about a prospective buyer. You can almost always tell when you take them out into the pasture if an animal the size of a llama will be intimidating to them or if they feel comfortable in their presence. Most buyers have never had any pet larger than a dog; some will readily be able to succeed in feeling right at home surrounded by a herd and there are others who probably never will be. If it is possible to distinguish this, then we can usually see the scenario of llamas left with halters on and/or ones never handled. It isn’t always easy to foresee this in the future of the animals you sell, but there are times when it is very obvious and when it is observable, these prospective buyers should either not own llamas, or a breeder’s mentoring should be maximum. There are also some youngsters (ones too friendly or ones to high-strung) which should not be placed with inexperienced buyers.


R e m e m b e r, w h i l e n o t i m p e r a t i v e , monitoring, especially to new buyers goes a long way in ensuring the continued well being of the llamas you sell.


Reprinted from LANA Expo Notebook



Teenagers and Llamas An Observation

! After visiting the Iowa State Fair, Garison Keillor (NPR radio personality and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” and author of “Lake Wobegon” and other related books), had this to say in his Sunday, August 24, 2008, St. Paul Pioneer Press Opinion Section:


…”and then I wound up at an open-air brick pavilion for the llama judging. Llamas are gentle, dignified beasts and here four of them bing shown by teenagers. The animals’ military bearing, heads high, their stately gait, them being handled lovingly by teenagers. Pigs are something else — you can see how a person might need to whack a pig. but nobody would ever whack a llama. According to a poster, they (the llamas) are raised for “fiber, showing, carting, guardians and companionship.” One girl stood by her llama and blew gently on its nose. and he looked lovingly into her eyes. A sort of conversation. If every teenager had his or her own llama, this would be a different country.

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reprinted from the Fall 2008 LANA News

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LANA Youth Article & Art Contest


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LANA invites youth member of all ages to submit an article on any camelid-related topic of interest to the youth. Articles should be 1000 words or less with four pictures or less.


Articles should be written in Times New Roman 12 point font and double-spaced, with the author’s name on each page in the header.

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Young members (11 years and younger) are also invited to submit a piece of original artwork. Pictures or scanned artwork should be submitted as .tiff or .jpeg files with a resolution of at least 300 dpi. The content should be the original work of the youth author.


Articles and scanned artwork should be submitted electronically to Sue Rich at susan.rich9631@gmail.com


One winner from each of the four age categories (sub-junior, junior, intermediate, and senior) will be selected twice a year.


Submission due: November 1, 2019


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Winners will receive a $25 cash prize and articles will be published in the LANA Newsletter and on the website.



In November 2018, the devastating Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, California. Thousands of people, pets, livestock and wildlife lost their homes. Hundreds lost their lives. 14


This is the story of two llamas that not only survived the fire, but for the next eight months survived predators, starvation, contaminated water and human neglect. I first heard about them when a friend tagged me on a Facebook post. One look at those girls had me scrambling to contact the right agency to provide help anyway I could. Multiple calls later, I was absolutely nowhere. There was a person commenting on the post that the llamas were fine. They had water from a stream to drink and cool off in. She gave them treats now and then when they would wander onto her property. She said that shearing them would kill them because they had never been sheared in their lives.

She said catching and transporting them would kill them because they had never been handled. She convinced people that the best, most humane thing to do was to leave the llamas alone.


Fast forward a few weeks and I got a call from Molly, a Paradise Animal Control officer. After fielding more calls from concerned people, she decided to check out the llamas personally. Once she saw them, she agreed with me ………. the llamas weren’t fine at all. She was able to herd them into an enclosure that had a small shelter and a creek with flowing water for safe-keeping until I could get there. 15

Ron and I and our friends, Vince and Thao Le of Lucky Ones Ranch (an animal sanctuary in Vacaville), drove to Paradise a week later to take possession of the girls.

No one had been able to tell us if we were rescuing males or females so it was a relief to find females under all that wool.

It was a two hour rodeo and we had to call in reinforcements, but we were finally able to halter and load them into our trailer.


They spent the next week at Lucky Ones Ranch relaxing and being spoiled with good hay and pellets.


Volunteers at the ranch spent a lot of time hand feeding and getting them to trust people.


Then it was shearing day.


I took 21.8 pounds of wool off Molly.

18.2 pounds of wool came off Kassidy.


The llamas were named for two of their rescuers.


Two weeks later, their new owner, a Camp Fire survivor who lost everything he owned except his 24 goats, picked them up and took them to their forever home. Seven acres of shaded pasture in Grass Valley where they can put their survival instincts to work guarding the goats.


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It took a village to save M o l l y a n d K a s s i d y. Thank you to Molly, the animal Control officer who got the ball rolling, thank you to all the police officers and the firefighter who dropped what they were doing when they got the call to help with the rodeo. Thank you LANA Lifeline for covering the costs of medications. Thank you to Vince and Thao for fostering, feeding and building trust with the girls for over a month. Thank you, Jim Clark, for adopting them and giving them a safe loving home. Thank you, Ron, for not divorcing me every time I say “Honey, there’s this situation….”


Rescue work can be heartbreaking but it can also be incredibly rewarding. The people you meet who care about the animals as much as you do will be friends for life.

You can help with rescue. To donate to:


LANA’s Lama Lifeline, click https://www.lanainfor.org/lana-lamalifeline.


Visit the Lucky Ones Ranch website and donate. Every penny goes to saving lives. http://www.lucky-onesranch.org/! 21

Pamela Lee Trauth March 26, 1953 - July 24, 2019

! Pam L. Trauth, 66, passed away suddenly July 24, 2019, at her home in Christmas Valley, Oregon. Pam was born March 26, 1953 in Wausau, Wisconsin to Peter and Dolores Borsavage. While in Wausau she married Ronald Kulick, they had two boys together, Louis and Peter, but were later divorced. In 1978 she married John Trauth and they have two children together, Heidi and Johnny. In 1981 the family moved from Wausau to Fallon, Nevada where Pam was a dog groomer for many years followed by her and John shearing Llamas, across several different states, for the last 18 years. She was always active with different interests in 4-H, FFA, Junior Rodeo, Reno Rodeo, Cantaloupe Festival, State Fair, dog shows, horse shows and bringing Llama shows to Churchill County. While she lived in Fallon, many people knew her as “The Llama Lady� . After moving to Christmas Valley in 2010 she also became an avid hunter and enjoyed getting out in all new surroundings. Pam is survived by her husband of 40 years, John Trauth, of Christmas Valley, OR. Her children, Louis Kulick & wife Deb Haines of Chapmansboro, Tennessee, Peter Kulick & wife Karen of Fallon, NV, Heidi Trauth Dickie of Christmas Valley, OR, John T Trauth & Lyndsi Lynch of Sublimity, OR, and 15 grandchildren. There are no services at this time. If you wish to extend your condolences to John and the family: P.O. Box 317, Christmas Valley, Oregon 97641


SO, WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A LLAMA? by Sheila Fugina Your eyes probably glaze over when you hear “What do you do with a llama?” for about the umpteenth time. I know mine do. It’s easy to just rattle off the standard list of uses – packing, fiber, pets, showing, cart driving, etc. But, really, what do you do with your llamas? Could you do more? Do you want to do more? Do you want to offer a bigger list of possibilities to potential buyers?


We opened a bed and breakfast when we first got our llamas and were living in a 100 year-old brick farmhouse with five bedrooms. It was a perfect spot for metro area folks who needed a break from the rat race – a breath of country close to the city, promised our brochure. The llamas and bed and breakfast were a great combination. It set us apart form other B & Bs in the region, and it also provided us a unique spot in the lama community. Our guests had the option of eating in the dining room or having their breakfast packed on one of our llamas so they could head to the pond in our woods for a private, peaceful start to their day.


Many guests simply wanted to take the llamas for a walk, shooting lots of photos along the way. That led to other requests for short hikes for special 23

occasions (one romantic soul wanted to propose marriage to his intended while strolling with a llama). Several guilds and clubs asked to hold their meetings on our big front porch, arranging for me to serve refreshments and then provide a tour and presentation about the llamas. Countless groups – from preschoolers to senior citizens – booked field trips to our llama farm. It got so that when the llamas heard a big bus lumbering up the road, they all ran to the fence along our driveway to see which group it was this time. When we moved we sold our breakfast-toting llamas to another B & B in the area, and they continued to attract new guests. Depending on where you live and what you’re willing to do, at least some of those options might work for you. You need to set a fee schedule that takes into account the time involved and what you provide (food, souvenirs, etc.) I also had a small gift shop set up on the porch of our bed and breakfast where guests or groups could browse. Though I wasn’t taking advantage of my llamas’ fiber then as I am now, you could offer everything from raw fiber and roving to felting kits and items made of llama and alpaca fiber. Llama note cards, small stuffed llama toys, anything even vaguely llama related would be appropriate. It’s also a great opportunity to market your handmade items. If you have some other potential tourist attraction in your general area, such as a chees factory, antique store, winery, et., you might think about putting together a day tour – your llama farm, another attraction or two and a stop at a local restaurant for lunch. Talk to your local tourist bureau or convention center to find out who offers bust tours in your area. Some are geared for senior citizens and others for spouses of those attending conventions or business meetings in the region. You can be paid either a flat fee per tour or on a per person basis. Think about what you could offer – a general presentation on llamas, a chance for questions and answers, and a tour of your farm (as well as that gift shop you already set up.) My husband’s cousin asked to bring a bunch of city kids to our farm for her daughter’s birthday party ( and pay me!) so we planned some fun llama related games and activities, and I put other goodie bags for each guest to take home. I included llama candy, fiber and instruction for making felt balls, llama coloring sheets or word puzzles (depending on the ages of the guests) and some general llama information. Thus was born my llama birthday party business. Parties were held outdoors when possible and usually included taking llamas through a simple obstacle course, or at least on a short walk. We also had a small barn used for mothers and crias that was perfect for seating guests on straw bales and playing games and making crafts inside if it was windy or cold. I set a base price for six children and then charged a set fee for each additional child. (You also want groups to bring an adult for every three or four children) Though we no longer operate a bed and breakfast at our new location, I still offer a variety of tours and field trips, and I donate an occasional llama birthday party to a school raffle or other fundraising activity. We have gotten much more into public relations activities and provide a llama or two for special events throughout the year, usually for business but also for private gatherings. Someone read the notice about 24

our recent llama farm open house, for example, and stopped by specifically to see if we would bring a llama to the grand opening of their new business. At that same open house we sold two of our PR boys to a couple who want to use them in therapy work. They were impressed that the boys had been inside buildings and that they travel in a minivan, we always make sure we have some PR animals on hand. I don’t do any cart driving myself, but I have several friends who do. One of them hires out his cart and team to drive grand marshals and local celebrities in parades. Sometimes a business hires him to carry their advertising on his cart, and he has driven numerous wedding couples from the church to the reception in a beautifully decorated buggy with a matched team decked out in shiny harness and feathery plumes.

Boarding is another income option llama owners might try. I have three geldings who have boarded here for over five years, and I also do short term boarding when owners go on vacation, have a pregnant female due just when they need to be at a conference, etc. A local family will be bringing their five llamas here for two weeks when they go to Disney World in January, for example. You need to figure out a rate based on the cost of feed, etc., in your area, and your rates for short term boarders should be higher than those for long term tenants.


An older gentleman who has boarded a gelding here for seven years (a llama that he bought from me) now wants to buy and board one of my young half Argentine males born this past spring. He will never move out of the city and simply enjoys owning llamas and taking drives to our farm to visit them. I think there is a large, untapped market for selling llamas to city folks along with a boarding agreement. You need to live within a reasonable distance of your buyers, probably not more than an hour or so, and you need to be clear on terms and visiting arrangements. In the event that they should ever want their llama with them, your contract should be clear that they need to have a second llama as a companion. (And then have several to offer them if that time ever comes) People buy and board horses all the time. I don’t know why it can’t work just as well with llamas. If they join a llama organization, and you keep them aware of various llama events in your area, maybe they’ll decide to get into showing, packing, nursing home visits, and other activities with their llamas.


We’ve become good friends with those who board their llamas with us, sometimes taking their animals with our to an event like Llama Magic or the Running of the Llamas so they can participate in the fun, too. We’ve also taken just one or two to their home for a visit or for a special appearance at their local block party. If you’re not breeding as many llamas any more, but you have the room and the desire to keep them around, you might find selling and boarding them to be viable option. Llamas are capable of doing so many things. I heard of a tee farm owner who trained his llamas to pull evergreens out of the woods on a plastic sled once families have found and cut the perfect Christmas tree. Apple orchards and wineries, too, could benefit from resident llamas, and they could probably write them off in their advertising budgets. I knew a professional clown who used one of her llamas in her clowning jobs, and the llama had his own clown suit and identity. What we do with llamas I not so much limited by the llamas as by our own imaginations. The next time someone asks what you can do with a llama, see if you can come up with some new answers. You might even try some of them.


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Alpaca Gram 6.69

August 7, 2019

! Important Announcement from GIRCom

VESICULAR STOMATITIS OUTBREAK INFORMATION Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) is a contagious disease caused by a virus that affects horses, livestock — including alpacas and llamas, and several other animals. The disease can cause blisters and sores in the mouth and on the tongue, muzzle, teats, or hooves. Lesions usually will heal in two or three weeks. Because of the contagious nature of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) and its resemblance to other diseases such as foot-andmouth disease (FMD), animal health officials urge livestock owners and caretakers to report these symptoms to their veterinarian immediately. Most animals will recover with supportive care by a veterinarian.' Vesicular Stomatitis is a reportable disease. In a suspect case, state and federal animal health authorities will be contacted by your veterinarian. When a case of vesicular stomatitis is confirmed, your state veterinarian’s office will quarantine the affected farm or ranch. In an effort to minimize risk of spread of the disease, susceptible species will be confined to that location for at least 14 days from the onset of the last case on that property. How VS spreads is not fully understood but it is believed to be transmitted by arthropods such as flies, mosquitoes, and midges.' This year, a VSV outbreak began on June 21, 2019, when the first cases were confirmed in Kinney County, Texas. According to the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, since then, VSV-positive premises have been confirmed to date in 3 states: Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Since the start of the outbreak, Colorado has identified 56 affected premises (31 confirmed positive, 25 suspect) in 6 counties (Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, La Plata, Larimer, and Weld Counties). New Mexico has identified 30 affected premises (27 confirmed positive, 3 suspect) in 6 counties (Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Taos, and Valencia Counties). Texas has identified 22 affected premises (20 confirmed positive, 2 suspect) located in 12 counties (Bastrop, Coleman, Hays, Hood, Johnson, Kerr, Kinney, Shackelford, Taylor, Tom Green, Val Verde, and Wichita Counties).' Because Vesicular Stomatitis is contagious, many states have imposed import requirements for animals coming from VSV-affected states. Therefore, alpaca owners should check with their veterinarian prior to traveling to another state.' reprinted with permission from GIRCom at Alpaca Owners Association, Inc




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