Alternative Species Network

News/Disease Alerts

6 Aug , 2020

Ontario Rabies Update for August 5, 2020 - No New Cases

No new cases of rabies detected this week (August 5, 2020).

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23 Jul , 2020

Ontario Rabies Update for July 22, 2020 - One New Case

  One new case of raccoon rabies detected this week in a raccoon in Niagara (July 22, 2020). We are currently at 474 cases of raccoon strain, and 21 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario to date.   Annual Summaries Numbers in red in all tables are fox strain. Numbers in black in all tables are …

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6 Jul , 2020

Ontario Rabies Update for July 1, 2020 – 1 New Case

There was one case of rabies detected in a skunk in Ontario for the week of July 1, 2020.

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Please see our latest Alternative Species quarterly reports below, as well as supporting resources.

Please note that the veterinary reports, laboratory data, and clinical impressions summaries are meant only for veterinarians and registered veterinary technicians and are not to be shared publicly

Disease Resources

Updated Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is updating chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance starting July 1st, 2019.

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OAHN Alternative Species Research Project: Developing a health and disease surveillance network for Ontario mink farms

Executive summary and final report for the OAHN Alternative Species Research Project.

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Animal Health Resources

Updated Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is updating chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance starting July 1st, 2019.

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Provincial Premises Registry

Premises Identification Numbers: how to register, and what you should know. It's fast, easy, and every agri-business in Ontario can have one.

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