Top Animal Health Links This Week (May 29 – Jun 4)

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.


Ontario Rabies Update: 2 new cases of raccoon rabies in Hamilton, & confirmation of a rabid fox in Waterloo Region

Great slide show on which animals transmit diseases

ProMed has collected all recent cases of human exposure to rabies in the US. 13 articles from all over the country


Our latest #honeybee podcast with Ontario Bee’s Les Eccles, discussing resources available to Ontario beekeepers


Interesting article on tracking US outbreaks associated with raw milk consumption

Companion Animals

Interesting in-depth NYT article on feline hyperthyroidism and how it’s become an epidemic


The OAHN Fish Network debunks 5 common myths about aquaculture


Guelph researchers studying diseases in backyard chickens

From the Feather Board Command Centre – Heightened Biosecurity Stand Down for Dufferin County


Canada and the US are working together to reduce the transmission of swine disease


A rabid fox was found in Wellesley Township in the Waterloo Region – more details here

The fungus that causes White Nose Syndrome in bats has been found in new areas in South Carolina