Alternative Species Network

News/Disease Alerts


Ontario Rabies Update for July 12 - 1 New Case

1 new case of raccoon strain rabies this week, occurring in 1 skunk from Hamilton.

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Ontario Rabies Update for July 5 - 7 New Cases

7 new cases of raccoon strain rabies and 1 case of fox strain rabies found this week. The raccoon strain cases were confirmed in six raccoons and 1 skunk. The fox strain case was confirmed in a skunk from Waterloo Region.

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Ontario Rabies Update for June 28 - 2 New Cases

2 new cases of raccoon strain rabies this past week, occurring in a raccoon from Niagara and a skunk from Hamilton.

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Please see our latest Alternative Species quarterly reports below, as well as supporting resources.

Please note that the veterinary reports, laboratory data, and clinical impressions summaries are meant only for veterinarians and registered veterinary technicians and are not to be shared publicly

Disease Resources

OMNRF Wildlife Rabies Surveillance Zone - Dec. 22 Update

Find out the confirmed rabies cases, the rabies control zone, and the rabies surveillance zone surrounding Hamilton Ontario.

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OMNRF Wildlife Rabies Control Zone

Map of the rabies control zone in Ontario.

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Animal Health Resources

Helpful Links and Resources for Alternative Species Vets and Producers

This list of links provides a great starting point for alternative species vets and producers,

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Industry Resources

Provincial Premises Registry

Premises Identification Numbers: how to register, and what you should know. It's fast, easy, and every agri-business in Ontario can have one.

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