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Equine disease alerts

The Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System Disease Alerts Tool provides a nationally accessible inventory of animal health disease alerts from across Canada.


Disease alerts can be submitted by government officials, industry organizations and private veterinarians using the following form.


All disease alert submissions are validated by CAHSS staff before posting.



Jan/30/2024

Author: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N1 in the Town of Amherstburg, Ontario, in commercial poultry. The CFIA has advised the World...


Jan/26/2024

Author: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)

Strangles (Streptococcus equi) has been confirmed in Grey County, Ontario. On January 25, 2024, a two year old mixed breed filly developed a fever (40.9 C), purulent nasal discharge and enlarged...


Jan/25/2024

Author: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)

Strangles (Streptococcus equi) has been confirmed in the City of Hamilton, Ontario. On January 23, 2024, a 10 year old Warmblood gelding presented with two draining abscesses on the head along with...


Jan/24/2024

Author: Government of Manitoba

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been confirmed in southern-central Manitoba, near Winkler. This case, in a female white-tailed deer, was identified by a biological sample submitted by a hunter. This...


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