Top Animal Health Links This Week (Nov 6-12)

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

Even though it’s fall, here’s a great primer on Lyme disease, clinical signs, and prevention

UK report shows progress, areas of concern in fight against AMR

Bovine

Faster Salmonella Test Protects Animal and Human Health

Companion Animals

Leptospirosis in Halifax: Leptospirosis outbreak concerns for N.S. pets and owners

Equine

New Vet Tool Aims for Faster Disease Diagnosis

We’re almost done our equine strangles series! Hear some OAHN equine vets answer your questions about strangles

Poultry

Avian flu may spread via aerosol and droplets

A new antibiotic resistance gene in Salmonella isolated from broiler chickens via Poultry Health Research Network

Wildlife

From Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine: Mysterious fatal disease of Eastern bluebirds

Learn about A UofG study of the raccoon roundworm in Ontario.

Oregon officials are warning coast visitors to keep their dogs away from dead or stranded sea lions, which have been washing up in increasing numbers due to a leptospirosis outbreak.

Animal Services removes 30 dead ducks, one dead heron from Woodbine Beach