Top Animal Health Links (Feb 11-17)

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Tracking ticks: Experts say deer ticks are surviving Maine winters

Companion Animals

Multiple people treated for possible rabies in Houston County; 4-month-old stray puppy dead

Are you a veterinarian in Ontario, or a rescue organization in the province involved in the importation of dogs into Canada? Please consider contributing your insights to a survey on current canine importation practices and needs, by Dr. Scott Weese, OVC


New Podcast: CBCs, Biochems, Endocrine Data and Iron in the Equine Athlete with Drs. Janet Beeler-Marfisi and Alison Moore

The FEI has issued guidelines to the equestrian community to protect horses from and prevent transmission of equine influenza, following confirmed outbreaks of the virus throughout the world since the beginning of the year.

Positive Case of Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed in Alberta

Horse owners urged to get their animals tested for flu, as experts say outbreak worst for racing since foot and mouth

Three horses at the World Equestrian Center (WEC) in Wilmington, Ohio, U.S.A. have tested positive for equine influenza virus


From the US: Worried about their chickens, hundreds crowd Norco meeting on deadly Newcastle disease


Distemper, not rabies, spreading among Toronto raccoons: Officials