Top Animal Health Links (Aug 19-25)

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. Click here to view last week’s top animal health links.

One Health / General

Second Human Case Of EEE Confirmed In Mass.; 10 More Towns Now At Critical Risk

Updated Ontario Rabies map

A really interesting article about rabies in other parts of the world. If you’ve ever wondered about why rabies vaccination is a necessity for pets, read on

Companion Animals

Third brand of animal treats recalled over Salmonella amid outbreak spanning 33 states

Great visual guide for veterinarians caring for dogs imported into Canada


Details regarding the recent equine case of eastern equine encephalitis in the united counties of Leeds and Grenville, Ontario

Equine influenza has been identified as the respiratory disease that claimed the lives of nearly 60,000 donkeys in West Africa earlier this year

Novel equine papillomavirus identified in a thoroughbred stallion

Equine veterinarians in Ontario have been busy so far this year. More info on diseases and issues of concern are outlined in the OAHN Equine network infographic, available now at


New to fish veterinary medicine? OAHN Fish network has developed a medical case study series for veterinarians who include fish in their practice. Vets, LOGIN to access the first case study, on BGD


Global team to develop antibiotic alternatives for livestock


Four suspected outbreaks of African swine fever in Serbia


Fighting a bat killer: B.C. scientists testing new way to protect against deadly fungus