Top Animal Health Links (Sep 2-8)

Below, please find our weekly disease surveillance scan 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. Click here to view last week’s top animal health links.

General / One Health

Ontario Rabies Update

What is the Ontario Animal Health Network and how does it contribute to animal health and disease surveillance in Ontario? OAHN Co-ordinator Dr. Kate Todd provides answers in this exclusive video interview.


The 2019 Varroa Monitoring Strategy: We want to increase Ontario’s knowledge of Varroa mite testing and treatment, and to gain information from all parts of the beekeeping sector (hobbyist and commercial) about Varroa levels.

Companion Animals

A free, RACE-approved webinar: Pot & Pets:


Check out the new ResearchONequine website. It was developed by the OAHN equine network to help increase research awareness and to connect researchers from academia, industry and government with the goal of improving the lives of all equines.

An updated case count and map of equine neurological diseases in Ontario for 2019.. including a recent case of Eastern equine encephalitis diagnosed in Sudbury area


From an OAHN Poultry research project: U of G Research Finds Many Backyard Flock Owners Not Following Proper Hygiene

OAHN Poultry Project: Antimicrobial resistance in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolated from small poultry flocks in Ontario, Canada: A two-year surveillance study

The latest editions of the OAHN Poultry network veterinary and producer reports are now available online

Newcastle disease is an infection of domestic poultry and other bird species that can lead to respiratory disease, nervous manifestations, or diarrhea.


New tool uses swine respiratory cells to study influenza viruses


How housecats are (indirectly) killing monk seals