Top Animal Health Links This Week (Jan. 18-24)

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

Some interesting pathobiology seminars taking place at the Ontario Veterinary College over the next few months

Companion Animals

This new strain of dog flu was found in Chicago last spring, and now may be in Seattle

This parasite has been diagnosed in ON & is dangerous for pets & humans. Info on our Companion Animal resource page

Equine

The Winter Issue of WHOA! is out from the Ontario Equestrian Federation – Featuring the Q3 report from the OAHN Equine Network

For those traveling to California to show horses this winter- Equine Herpes virus positive in LA county

Poultry

USDA Confirms High Path Avian Influenza in a Commercial Turkey Flock in Indiana

H7N8 detections at more Indiana farms suggest mutation

Small Ruminants

Take this Sheep euthanasia survey from OSMA to help develop resources and training for producers and farm staff 

Swine


A study of swine influenza in Chinese pigs revealed that it has the potential to transmit easily in humans

One case of PED was found in Bruce County – track PED in Ontario through Ontario Pork’s PED page

“Outbreak investigation of porcine epidemic diarrhea in swine in Ontario” in the Canadian Veterinary Journal

The first section of our Swine Influenza series is up, with pespectives from pathologists, vets, and researchers