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

10 May , 2021

The Rabies Reporter

The Rabies Reporter is a scientific newsletter about current issues in rabies research and control.

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20 Apr , 2021

An Emerging Fish Parasite in Ontario

The Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN)-Aquatic Animals is looking for evidence of a novel fish louse species that may be spreading across Ontario.

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06 Apr , 2021

Ontario Equine Disease Alerts

Up-to-date list with details and resources for equine diseases in Ontario.

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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.