Top Animal Health Links This Week (Oct. 26 – Nov. 1)

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.


Diagram from The Cattle Site helps explain how health organisations classify “critically important” antimicrobials

Learn about the modes of infection, treatment and prevention of Mycoplasma pneumonia in dairy calves

Companion Animals

From VetTeamBrief Frequently Asked Questions: Canine Leptospirosis 

There are great info sheets for pet owners and small animal veterinarians at the Worms and Germs blog


Colic is the most common emergency problem in horses and is one of the main causes of death

Great course from Equine Guelph “Protect Your Horse from Infectious Disease”


On Oct. 1, we had the 3rd annual meeting of the Disease Surveillance Plan. Check out the executive summary

OAHN’s Dr. Melanie Barham was in Rhode Island to present at the annual AAVLD meeting. Check out her presentation


Special Advisory from Canadian Hatching Egg Producers – Avian Influenza: How ready are you?

Biosecurity is the 1st line of defense against Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. Check out our infographic

Better data sharing could have improved states’ response to the bird flu outbreak


Learn more about Bat Week from The Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative, including the devastating effect of white-nose syndrome on Ontario bats