By Dr. Rebecca Ruch-Gallie Some dogs bury bones, while some cats squirrel away socks. But that’s not all our pets can hide; they often hide illness quite well. From an evolutionary perspective, showing...

With 32 positive animal rabies samples in 2014 in the capital city of the province of Misamis Oriental in Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro City (CDO) saw the most animal cases of the lethal disease on the Philippine...

A total of eight tigers contracted the H5N1 avian influenza virus at a Chinese zoo, according to a report from the FAO Emergency Prevention System (EMPRES) this month. The tigers are housed at Nanning...

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Canadian health officials have confirmed bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or “mad cow disease” in a beef cow from Alberta. No part of the animal’s carcass entered the human food...

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The office of the Utah State Veterinarian confirms that one domestic bull elk has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).  The discovery came following routine testing of a male elk that was...

Nevada agricultural officials report a case of H5N8 avian influenza in a mallard duck in Lincoln County making Nevada the sixth state to confirm an H5 avian flu-Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho and California...

For the first time, Norway has reported a case of Bovine spongiform encephalitis (BSE) in a cow on a Nord-Trøndelag county farm. Dre Kristina Landsverk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Norwegian Food Safety...

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The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic (HPAI) H5N8 avian influenza in a commercial turkey...

H5N1 avian influenza has been detected in seven of the 36 states in the African country of Nigeria, according to a This Day Live report. Ogun, Delta, Rivers, Edo, Lagos, Kano and Plateau states have reported...

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The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) has initiated a multi-agency investigation following the confirmation of a highly pathogenic strain of the avian influenza virus (HPAI), originating from...