Alternative Species Network

News/Disease Alerts


OAHN Update Newsletter - June 2019

Find out what we've been up to over the past three months.

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Ontario Rabies Update for May 22 - 1 New Case

1 new case of raccoon rabies in one skunk (Niagara) this week.

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Ontario Rabies Update for May 8 - 0 New Cases

No new cases this week. We are currently at 462 cases of raccoon strain, and 21 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario to date.

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Please see our latest Alternative Species quarterly reports below, as well as supporting resources.

Please note that the veterinary reports, laboratory data, and clinical impressions summaries are meant only for veterinarians and registered veterinary technicians and are not to be shared publicly

Disease Resources

OAHN Alternative Species Research Project: Developing a health and disease surveillance network for Ontario mink farms

Executive summary and final report for the OAHN Alternative Species Research Project.

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Animal Health Resources

Helpful Links and Resources for Alternative Species Vets and Producers

This list of links provides a great starting point for alternative species vets and producers,

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Industry Resources

Staying Ahead of the Curve Magazine: The Disease Surveillance Plan 2013-2018

Detailing what the DSP and OAHN completed from 2013-2018, including summaries by network, research projects, equipment purchased, tests developed, and much more.

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Provincial Premises Registry

Premises Identification Numbers: how to register, and what you should know. It's fast, easy, and every agri-business in Ontario can have one.

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