Top Animal Health Links This Week (Feb. 1-7)

To help you stay on top of animal health and disease news, we are posting our top links of the week, which will direct you to important information and discussions around animal health. Below, please find the 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. Read our guides on how to use Twitter and Facebook for continuing education. If you missed last week’s top links, check them out here


A very helpful booklet from OMAFRA on Reducing the Risk of Fire on your Farm

Find out what veterinary and producer reports we published, what meetings we held, and what lies ahead for OAHN

Transplanting fecal material to help with gut disorders has long been used in veterinary medicine. Now shows promise in humans

Companion Animals

Find out about Zika virus and whether it can infect animals

Canine influenza is a growing concern for US dogs. Some additional information here about what you should know


Check out this handy diagram on choosing antibiotics in horses

Wood thrushes identified as superspreaders of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

If you’re travelling to New Mexico this winter, be aware: New Mexico EHV-1: Case Count Rises to 44

Check out this free Rabies in Horses Fact Sheet from The Horse

Small Ruminants

Please help with sheep health in Ontario and complete this survey: Cache Valley Virus in Ontario Sheep Flocks


Effective biosurveillance vital to achieving healthy swine herds, industry


8 more cases of rabies found in Ontario this week. Check out the updated surveillance and control zone map