Top Animal Health Links This Week (Mar 27-Apr 2)

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.

We are gathering information for the first quarter (Jan-Mar) 2017. If you are an Ontario veterinarian practicing on Companion Animals, Equine, or Small Ruminants we would love to hear from you.

Here are the links to our current surveys:


8 recent stories in US of #rabies in cats, dogs, raccoons, bats, & humans. Check pets’ vaccinations before travel

Million-Dollar Research Studies Aim to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Identification of Novel Zoonotic Activity of Bartonella spp., France


Dr. Nigel Raine’s lab has released “Status and Trends of Pollinator Health in Ontario”

Companion Animals

Article on leptospirosis in New Jersey. This disease is endemic in Ontario – discuss your dog’s risk with your vet

March is National Tick Awareness Month – check out provincial resources on tick prevalence


Top U.S. chicken producing state suffers first case of bird flu

Avian Influenza Information for Small Flock Owners with the Feather Board Command Centre’s Dr. Tom Baker

Toxic gas in chicken coop proves nearly fatal for man – Be careful when cleaning out your backyard coops


Researchers at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine discuss possible PRRSV surveillance in the US


Way to go Florida: “Florida has won the battle against screwworms”

Deadly raccoon roundworm can infect humans without symptoms, new UGA study finds