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

15 Sep , 2020

Avian Influenza Reminder for Small Flock Owners and Bird Fanciers – Sep 2020

There is an increased risk of AI infection to poultry flocks and game birds during fall wild bird migration.

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Avian Influenza Reminder for Poultry Farmers – Sep 2020

There is an increased risk of AI infection to poultry flocks during fall wild bird migrations.

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08 Sep , 2020

Keeping your family healthy with backyard poultry, including chicks and ducklings

To download a PDF of this fact sheet, follow this link for English: https://www.oahn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Backyard-Poultry_Fact-sheet_20200901.pdf and this link for French: https://www.oahn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/200713.Backyard-Poultry_Fact-sheet_FR_20200901.pdf

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Data Contributors

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

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.