Top Animal Health Links This Week (Sep 25 – Oct 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. If you missed last week’s top links, check them out here.

General

OMAFRA has prepared a guide with everything you need to know about rabies in Ontario

Ontario Rabies map updated Sept. 26 – 1 new case of Fox Strain rabies found last week in a skunk in Waterloo region

Rabies—what is necessary to achieve ‘zero by 30’?

Bovine

Great article on a dairy farm working on Johne’s eradication

Companion Animals

Quebec-based Detectick app helps identify which insects are ticks

Treating bone cancer in dogs with innovative cancer therapy may eventually lead to human trials, says U of G prof

Poultry

Canadian chicken farmers are rethinking antibiotics: The New Farm

Industry Infectious Laryngotracheitis Disease Advisory: Georgina Township, York County

Small Ruminants

Check out our latest Small Ruminant Producer Report – info about copper toxicosis, late cut forage, AMU, and more!

Swine

Five Simple, Low-Cost Biosecurity Tips

Rapid response program prepares swine industry for disease emergency

Wildlife

Confirmed Case of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in Wild White-tailed Deer in Southern Ontario

Fatal deer disease reaches Ontario for 1st time. Humans aren’t affected by it, and it’s different than Bluetongue.