Top Animal Health Links This Week (Jan 1-7)

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.


Our latest practitioner surveys are now available. If you’re a companion animal, equine, swine, or small ruminant vet, please consider filling it out to help with disease surveillance in Ontario.


Bovine tuberculosis in Nebraska- new diagnosis

Companion Animals

Lepto in dogs increased in Colorado. Ontario practitioners also saw an increase last quarter (Check out the OAHN companion animal vet report for more).


Strangles in Marion County, FL- make sure you discuss vaccination with your vet before departure to southern locations!

Second report of Anaplasmosis reported in Alberta in a human, the same pathogen causing Anaplasmosis in horses. Was also detected in Ontario in a horse in 2015. Keep this pathogen on your diagnostic radar when considering tick borne illness.

Equine strangles in Palm Beach County, FL.


Great new resource for small flock poultry owners – written by an Ontario veterinarian

Small Ruminants

Check out our latest OAHN Small Ruminant Producer report, with information on recent Cache Valley Virus cases in Ontario, copper toxicity in goats, a postmortem project, and much more!


PRRS incidence continues to perplex producers: Oct. 15 is the magic date that the virus begins to inflict its wrath on U.S. swine herds.Or is that the case?

PEDV, PDCoV and Senecavirus A: Industry Surveillance Update – As part of ongoing industry efforts to control and eliminate PEDV and PDCoV, OSHAB in collaboration with SHO continues to …