Top Animal Health Links This Week (Apr 24-30)

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.


Latest Ontario rabies map – 2 new cases of raccoon rabies this week in Hamilton, bringing the total to 305

Happy World Veterinary Day! This year’s theme is antimicrobial resistance – from awareness to action


Bee intelligence testing- cool! Interesting research from OAHN network member Nigel Raine


More bovine TB in Michigan: Parts of 5 Michigan counties see bovine tuberculosis risk

From U of G Research “Portable Device to Spot Animal Diseases Set to Begin Field Trials”

Companion Animals

Plague isn’t confined to history books. Outbreak in New Mexico cats. Info for vacationers & those importing animals


Informative piece by Equine Guelph : “Reduce Your Risk of Spring Colic”


Chicken flock tests positive for respiratory herpes virus near Shelburne – info on ILT in Ontario chickens

Avian Influenza Biosecurity Advisory for Working With Wild Birds, Wild Bird Habitats & Domestic Poultry

Small Ruminants

Learn about preventing and controlling Caseous Lymphadenitis in sheep and goats with this guide from Ontario Goat


Evaluation of Biosecurity Measures to Prevent Indirect Transmission of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus


White-nose syndrome is greatly affecting the bat populations in Missouri