Top Animal Health Links This Week (Jul 31-Aug 6)

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.


Some good info about recent rabies cases and rabies vaccine bait drops in Ontario

We’ve put together a Vector-Borne Disease Resources Page – let us know if you have anything we should add!

In Australia, Dozens of workers test positive for Q fever, a zoonotic disease that can cause fever, chills, more


Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms … 

Important changes are coming for beekeepers – Pending Federal Changes to Address Antimicrobial Resistance


Mad Cow Disease Detected In Alabama

Companion Animals

Bobcat fever is spread from bobcats to domestic cats through ticks, & it’s on the rise in Tennessee

Raw Food Podcast series Part 3, with the OVC’s Dr. Verbrugghe discussing from a nutritionist’s perspective


Potomac Horse Fever fact sheet – find out about causes, diagnoses, treatment, and vaccines

There is a vaccine for eastern equine encephalitis. In rare cases the disease can be transmitted to humans


Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks


Interesting article from the New York Times about plague vaccines for prairie dogs