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.General
Here are the links to our current surveys:
Veterinarians: Warriors in the battle against disease
Latest Ontario Rabies Map – 1 new case found this week in Port Colborne, the westernmost case yet
41 cattle infected with TB in Harding County; local wildlife harvested to prevent spread of disease
Companion AnimalsWhat 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
EquineWith recent equine herpesvirus outbreaks in Ontario, here’s a podcast from The Horse on clinical signs
FishCheck out our latest Fish Producer Report. We look at diseases in Ontario, a provincial and federal update, and more
SwineArticle by Ontario swine veterinarian Christine Pelland “Use of Recreational Straw Common in Sweden”