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horse with scabies during June 2012

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April - June  2012





Refuge name or

mobile clinic location

Villages of AlSuaidaa

4th mobile clinic

Photos or video




Donkey/ horse/ mule/ camel



Animal age and name (if has one)

8 years, called Black

Male/ female



Work of animal (what does it do on a daily basis)


Works in cultivating

Work hours (how long does it work for every day)


Works about 6 hours daily during the cultivating season.

Working conditions (what is the environment like that it works in)

Black gets his rest between the seasons of cultivating season, he feeds straw and barley in winter, and fresh grass from the pastures in the rest of the year.



Owner’s name


Nazeeh Salam

Family details (e.g. do they have wife/ children?)


wife, 5 children.

Area owner lives


Al Taibeh in the villages of AlSuaidaa

How did owner get animal to SPANA?


Through the rounds of the mobile clinic in the zone.

Owner quote- what did they say about SPANA? What did they say about importance of animal?


"thanks SPANA" " my animal offers  me great service."

How long has owner worked with animals? 

Works with his owner in cultivating since 6 years .

These are all of the questions for the owner- you can complete the rest of the form without them.


Injury/ illness



Injury/ illness signs


Sever itching, and losing  of the hair in the place of the infection.

Injury/ illness cause



High humidity in the stable.



Treatment description


Vet Khaled examined Black in general, and noticed that the animal was infected with scabies, especially in the place of the neck. The animal was treated by giving him dose of ivermectine which was repeated after 15 days. The places of the infection were anointed with the sulfur until the recovery.


Recovery time


About  60 days

Advice given to animal owner by SPANA staff



The owner was advised to keep his animal under the sun rays for a few time, and to insure healthy stable of well ventilation and little humidity.





The owner feeds his animal the straw and the barley, and costs him daily, about £ 1.00 during the days of winter. He depends on the corps of his land as the only income for his family.











Email story form details and images/ video to: Katie@spana.org.  Or post to SPANA Head Office.


By vet Khaled Alhembazli


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