Top Animal Health Links This Week (Feb. 29-Mar. 6)

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.

General

Find out the best way to submit your lab samples in our new podcast: “Top 10 Tips for Maximizing Lab Dollars with Dr. Jim Fairles”

Canadian rabies stats from January are now up at CFIA-Animals – 24 cases nationwide, 16 from Ontario

We have published a number of “How to” videos to get the most out of your lab samples

12 more rabies cases found in #Ontario control zone. 10 skunks and 2 raccoons, 1 case in Niagara region

Bovine

New mycotoxin website useful tool for farmers, nutritionists and industry experts alike

More E. coli victims identified in California raw milk outbreak

Companion Animals

Tests show more ticks carrying Lyme disease bacteria

Equine

Horse biosecurity tips from Alberta Farmer Express

Our Equine Owner Report is available through Ontario Horse Racing, covering herpesvirus, Box Elder toxicity and more

Learn the common causes and signs of this “relatively new equine pathogen”

For anyone traveling to Florida: Equine herpesvirus-1 outbreak at Florida racetrack


Swine

Excellent resource: The Swine Information Center’s Swine Disease Fact Sheets

Wildlife

Interesting research from the UK: White blood cell found in birds ‘can destroy fatal infection’

12 more rabies cases found in #Ontario control zone. 10 skunks and 2 raccoons, 1 case in Niagara region