Top Animal Health Links This Week (Aug 21-27)

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.


Updated Ontario Rabies Map – 2 new cases of raccoon strain in Hamilton + 1 case of fox strain in Perth

WDG Public Health released the following information about a dead rabid bat found in Guelph

Congratulations to Dr. Steve LeBlanc, OAHN bovine network member, on winning the CVMA’s Merck Veterinary Award


OMAFRA’s 2017 Ontario Apiculture Winter Loss Survey

Companion Animals

A cockatiel purchased through a home-based aviary business in Brampton has tested positive for avian chlamydiosis

More information about the Confirmed Case of avian chlamydiosis in Peel region, Ontario

Blue green algae has also been noted in Ontario this year. It is toxic to pets


Beef and dairy producers – learn what to do and what not to do when it comes to calf diarrhea

Multistate Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Infections Linked to Dairy Bull Calves


Dressage Horse Detained After Positive Glanders Test

Equine Health Advisory: West Nile Virus infection Confirmed in Two Ontario Horses


Police warn of distemper outbreak among Upper Peninsula wildlife