Top Animal Health Links This Week (Jul 10-16)

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.


Latest Rabies Map – 1 new case of raccoon rabies found this week in Hamilton

Rabies outbreak prompts vaccine air drop in eastern Ontario

B.C. wildfires: The race to save farm animals from the flames

Maine CDC: Rare mosquito virus reported in Kennebec County


Zoonotic diseases, such as calf scours, can pass between cattle and people

Companion Animals

Lone Star Ticks can spread ehrlichiosis to dogs and humans, and can trigger an allergy to red meat in humans

Dogs help in breast carcinoma research


Find out where West Nile Virus has been found in Ontario – remember that horses can be affected by WNV


Find out what whirling disease is, how it’s spread, and what you can do to keep Ontario fish safe


Novel Pestivirus Species in Pigs may have implications for classical swine fever virus surveillance and health mgmt


Interesting NYT article about using fire to stop the spread of Chronic Wasting disease in elk, deer