Top Animal Health Links (Aug 5-11)

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.


Bacteria-killing molecules may be key to new mastitis therapy

Companion Animals

Update: US Salmonella/dog treat outbreak

3 cases of parvovirus confirmed in St. John’s dogs, says veterinarian

Why not take a minute to brush up on veterinary treatment of feline upper respiratory disease?

How a 6,000-Year-Old Dog Cancer Spread Around the World


Given recent Vesicular stomatitis infections in the U.S., horse owners may wish to review CFIA’s fact sheet on this disease, and discuss the import requirements for horses who are travelling to/from the U.S. with your veterinarian.

Summer is the season for Potomac horse fever in Ontario. Brush up on disease information and prevention strategies for your horses with OAHN Equine network’s fact sheet

Equestrian Canada alert regarding the recent cases of Vesicular stomatitis in the U.S.A.


Fourth wave of dead fish reported near Masson-Angers; Quebec thinks it knows cause

Small Ruminants

Did you know that bedding can be a source for Listeria infections in sheep and goats? Check out the case study in OAHN small ruminant network’s producer report to learn more about this condition!


Frequently asked questions about erysipelas


P.E.I. researchers investigating mange outbreaks in rural and urban foxes

First two confirmed cases of rabid bats in Halton region for 2019