After reporting 24 strangles cases in 2016, Florida agriculture officials have reported the second and third case of 2017 last week, according to Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) alerts. On...

Some bat populations in North America appear to have developed resistance to the deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire analyzed infection...

In a follow-up to a report in early December,  the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has confirmed seven additional fever tick infested premises in Live Oak County since Nov. 30. The additional premises...

On January 6, one premise in Marion County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles after PCR results returned positive. Clinical signs began January 2 and no equids have left the facility since...

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has detected the presence of Eurasian/North American reassortant H5N2 avian influenza in a wild...

Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA) says the latest Hendra case near Casino reveals unusual signs and aspects of the disease. EVA spokesperson, Dr Ben Poole, said that this latest case in north eastern...

According to a recent Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) alert, a 2-year old filly was referred from a Northern KY equine facility (Oldham Co) to a Lexington area hospital for evaluation of a...

The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) received laboratory confirmation on Friday, Dec. 30 of rabies in a bobcat. Health officials say two bobcat attacks occurred within four...

By Michael Coston at Avian Flu Diary While avian influenza news updates (official and otherwise) are notoriously hard to come by over the New Year’s Holiday, this morning we do have a statement...

A third deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been discovered in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources.   A hunter harvested the deer in mid-November about...