Top Animal Health Links This Week (May 15-21)

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.


Rabies Update – 5 new cases this week: 2 raccoons, 1 skunk in Hamilton, 1 raccoon in Haldimand and 1 in Burlington


Learn all about honeybee resources that are available in Ontario for beekeepers


Novel antibiotic resistance gene in milk

Companion Animals

An example from Oklahoma of a rare deadly illness that affects dogs

It’s that time of year again- check out our infographic on Ticks and Lyme Disease in Ontario: What’s the Real Risk?


A good primer and resources on biosecurity for horses

Equine Infectious Anemia in CO. Also found in many provinces, including QC in 2017. Have your horse tested

A new study suggests that #equine herpesvirus (EHV) remains infectious in water over a three-week period


PEDV outbreak in Canada; producers urged to intensify biosecurity

Keeping pigs busy could improve welfare


Threat of moose-killing tick infestation looms as far-north climate warms

A case of a bobcat in Massachusetts testing positive for rabies after lunging at the town’s police chief