Top Animal Health Links This Week (May 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.


Latest Ontario Rabies Map – 2 new cases found last week in Hamilton, as well as 1 positive raccoon in Welland


Cool new test for bovine tuberculosis: “US scientists develop new bTB test”

Companion Animals

Check out the May edition of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Emerging disease alert- tick borne disease noted in Norway. A long way from Canada, but good information

Emerging tick borne disease from the southern US

Excellent article on an OVC study the stresses the importance of rabies vaccinations

This virus is rare in Canada, but increased incidence in the US has prompted PHAC to take note


The CFIA has confirmed that whirling disease has been found in more rivers in Alberta – info here


Industry Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) Disease Advisory for United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Small Ruminants

Article from Scotland, but cool program to monitor #sheep parasites, and an important message for all sheep owners


Check out the CWHC’s latest quarterly report, with a breakdown of wildlife disease counts from Jan-Mar 2017

Tularemia, typically found in south/central US, and rare in Canada, is moving north, as close as NY state