Top Animal Health Links (Apr 1-7)

Below, please find our weekly disease surveillance scan 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.

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General / One Health

Ontario Rabies Update for March 27 – 1 New Case

Tick, tock: The countdown to peak tick season is here

Sweden reports ‘parrot disease’ outbreak

Frog-killing chytrid fungus has caused major declines in more species than any other pathogen

Companion Animals

Ontario Veterinary Survey: Companion Animals

CDC links recent Salmonella outbreak to pet hedgehogs


Ontario Veterinary Survey: Equine

What is killing Sable Island’s horses?

On March 29, 2019, positive EIA results were confirmed by the CFIA’s national reference laboratory for two horses located on a premises in Clear Hills County, Alberta


The role of gut microbiota in animal health, well-being

Small Ruminants

Ontario Veterinary Survey: Small Ruminants


Ontario Veterinary Survey: Swine

A weanling operation in Quebec’s Monteregie is home to the province’s first new case of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) in almost four years

A good primer on ASF in Asia


Quebec outbreak of toxoplasmosis linked to undercooked venison