Top Animal Health Links This Week (Aug 14-20)

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.


Learn about how invaluable veterinarians are to OAHN – “Focus on: veterinarians within OAHN”

Evidence shows mosquitoes capable of carrying Zika virus may have colony in Ontario

Going home: Biosecurity tips for animals that went to the county fair

Latest Ontario Rabies Map – 2 New cases found last week: 1 raccoon from Niagara and 1 skunk from Halton

Fleas carrying the bubonic plague have been found in Arizona

Companion Animals

A bobcat that tested positive for rabies, attacked a dog and a person

4-part Raw Food Podcast Series. Learn about feeding raw from nutrition and infectious disease perspectives

Pet owners help university track ticks through new online tool – with Dr. Scott Weese from the OVC


Update on Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy in Culpeper, Virginia

Are your horses vaccinated against West Nile? 2 Waterloo region mosquito traps test positive for West Nile


OMAFRA’s Biosecurity Update on Infectious Bronchitis in broilers, broiler breeders, and layers in Ontario


More Virulent Strain of PRRS Challenges Manitoba Pork Producers and Swine Veterinarians