Top Animal Health Links This Week (Apr 3-9)

To help you stay on top of animal health and disease news, we are posting our top links of the week, which will direct you to important information and discussions around animal health. Below, please find the links, broken down by Network. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter if you want to see the best animal health links on the net every day. Read our guides on how to use Twitter and Facebook for continuing education. If you missed last week’s top links, check them out here.

We are gathering information for the first quarter (Jan-Mar) 2017. If you are an Ontario veterinarian practicing on Companion Animals, Equine, or Small Ruminants we would love to hear from you.

Here are the links to our current surveys:

General

Veterinarians: Warriors in the battle against disease

Latest Ontario Rabies Map – 1 new case found this week in Port Colborne, the westernmost case yet

Bovine

41 cattle infected with TB in Harding County; local wildlife harvested to prevent spread of disease

Companion Animals


What veterinarians should know about Echinococcus multilocularis with Dr. Peregrine

Learn about Echinococcus multilocularis in pt 2 of our podcast. Dr. Peregrine discusses transmission, hosts and more

Distemper is commonly found in Ontario. Signs can look somewhat like rabies. Vaccination is effective and safe.

3 people with exposure to pet rats have test positive for Seoul Virus. Learn more here

Equine


With recent equine herpesvirus outbreaks in Ontario, here’s a podcast from The Horse on clinical signs

Fish

Check out our latest Fish Producer Report. We look at diseases in Ontario, a provincial and federal update, and more

Swine

Article by Ontario swine veterinarian Christine Pelland “Use of Recreational Straw Common in Sweden”