Welcome to
The Ontario Animal Health Network

OAHN seeks to form a line of communication with as many veterinarians across Ontario as possible, both to collect information about diseases seen in practice and to share pertinent health and disease information.

We’re dedicated to early detection and response to emerging infectious disease in our province’s animal populations.

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What’s Happening

Featured Resources

20 Jun , 2022

Infographic: Must Know Facts About Canine Distemper

What it is, how it spreads, how to protect your pets, and more.

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07 Jun , 2022

OAHN Equine Webinar Recording: Sustainable Parasite Control for Horses, with Dr. Andrew Peregrine

Webinar #1: Equine Parasitology Presenter: Dr. Andrew Peregrine, BVMS, PhD, DVM, DipEVPC, DipACVM Webinar Date: Thursday May 26 at 7pm Speaker Bio: Andrew Peregrine obtained his DVM and PhD from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He then worked for 9 years as a research scientist at the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya, where he carried out research Read more

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01 Jun , 2022

OAHN Equine Webinars 2022

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Data Contributors

The Animal Health Laboratory, University of Guelph
 IDEXX Laboratories Inc.
Gallant Custom Laboratories Inc.

The Animal Health Laboratory, University of Guelph, Gallant Custom Laboratories Inc., IDEXX Laboratories Inc., and OMAFRA all contribute data on top pathogens and diseases for network review. This laboratory data analysis is an essential component of the disease surveillance process. The OAHN expert networks compile and interpret these data and report trends or changes of note back to veterinarians, producers and animal owners in a variety of media formats.

Continuing Education through Social Media

We are constantly posting interesting and informative veterinary articles on our social media accounts. These help veterinarians, producers, owners and the public to understand what is happening in the broader veterinary world without spending a lot of time searching.