OAHN Update - September 2021

Mike Deane

Animal Health Laboratory, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON.

The Ontario Animal Health Network has been busy throughout the summer, with our ongoing work on species-specific producer and veterinary reports, research projects, and podcasts. Read on to find links to all of the exciting animal health and disease research and resources we have been working on.

New Reports

The latest network reports for companion animals, bovine, swine, and poultry have been posted to the OAHN site. Below, find links to the veterinary reports (login needed). To access the producer and industry reports, navigate to your desired network on OAHN.ca, and click on the reports tab.


  • Ontario Provincial Abattoir Update
  • Case Study – Lead toxicity in a group of backgrounder steers
  • Infectious disease research of interest
BovineOAHN info tab

Companion Animals

  • New Canadian dog importation rules
  • US bans dogs from 113 countries
  • Ontario rabies update: Revised control zone, rabid dog from Iran
  • Pentobarb shortage


  • Potomac Horse Fever update
  • Toxic plant resources
  • Biosecurity passport pilot project
  • Network member reports
OAHN Equine info tab


  • Poultry Veterinary Survey Highlights – Q2
  • Events and News


  • Disease Discussion
  • OAHN Swine Small Holder Project Update
  • OVC Research
  • Topics of Interest
OAHN Swine 2021

New Bovine Podcast

The latest OAHN bovine quarterly podcast report gives a quick update on laboratory data from Q1, an overview on risk of lead toxicosis in cattle, and a global surveillance update focusing on Lumpy Skin Disease. Access it here: OAHN Bovine Network Quarterly Update: Lab Data, Lead Toxicosis, Lumpy Skin Disease      AHL