LA County steps in to address ‘strep zoo’ outbreak among dogs at Downey Animal Care Center – Press Telegram

FLASH SALE Don’t miss this deal Standard Digital Access $6 for 1 year Already a subscriber? Login The Downey Animal Care Center at 11258 Garfield Ave. (Google Street View) In an effort to address a bacterial outbreak at the Downey Animal Care Center, Los Angeles County officials are taking action today to safeguard animals and […]

Animal Husbandry Department cautions poultry farmers in Visakhapatnam district after bird flu outbreak in Nellore district

The Department of Animal Husbandry has issued a cautionary warning to the farmers of the poultry units in the district after the outbreak of bird flu in the Nellore district. Seventeen rapid response teams of the department have already started touring the district to cover the 38 poultry and two layer chicken farms for inspection […]

Ongoing bird flu outbreak makes Finnish authorities to cull 120,000 animals

Finnish authorities have said that due to the ongoing outbreak of Highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on 25 farms across the country they will now have to cull 120,000 animals. The bird flu epidemic began in fur farms in mid-July of this year. Yesterday, the Finnish Food Authority stated that the latest case of bird flu […]

Animal Husbandry Department in alert mode in Udumalpet block in Tiruppur over foot and mouth disease outbreak in Kerala

The Animal Husbandry Department has stepped up surveillance in border villages of Udumalpet block in the wake of outbreak of ‘foot and mouth’ disease in neighbouring Kerala State. Three veterinary doctors have been entrusted with the task of verifying symptoms for foot and mouth disease in the villages. So far, no case of animal infection […]

Cincinnati Animal CARE shelter reopens after lockdown due to virus outbreak

CINCINNATI — After a two month lockdown, Cincinnati Animal CARE’s Colerain Avenue shelter is back open to the public. The shelter was plagued by canine distemper virus (CDV). The highly contagious virus causes multiple symptoms, including fever, cough, swelling of paw pads, nasal and eye discharge, gastrointestinal distress and more. Back in April, the shelter […]

Oklahoma City Animal Shelter closes again following another canine respiratory outbreak

The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter has closed its doors once again to prevent the spread of a canine respiratory infection. According to shelter officials, around 130 dogs are currently showing symptoms such as coughing and runny nose. No deaths have been reported so far. The shelter is waiting for lab results, but suspects the infection […]

Anthrax spread in Odisha linked to animal carcasses, says probe | Latest News India

The spread of anthrax cases in Odisha is due to handling of animal carcasses, with no evidence of human-to-human transmission, a central investigation into the recent outbreak that infected 12 persons, killing one of them, has found. HT Image {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} “The regional director of directorate generate of health services has inquired and […]

Oklahoma City Animal Shelter closure continues amid canine influenza outbreak

As the canine influenza has ravaged dogs across the Oklahoma City Metro, it continues to impact the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter. Almost 300 out of 400 dogs at the Oklahoma City shelter have gotten sick from a respiratory virus — due to a lack of testing not every case is a confirmed case of the […]

Waco Animal Shelter remains closed more than two weeks after distemper outbreak

Waco Animal Shelter will remain closed until further notice, more than two weeks after it closed because of a canine distemper outbreak, city of Waco shelter director Trey Buzbee said. The closure, announced Oct. 28 and originally intended to end this past Friday, applies not only to the public surrender and adoption operations but also […]

Pasco Animal Services suspends dog operations after outbreak of virus | News

Pasco County Animal Services announced Oct. 21 that it is suspending dog adoptions, intakes, surgeries and rescue transfers for 14 days due to the presence of Canine Pneumovirus — a highly contagious virus that causes respiratory disease in dogs — at its Land O’ Lakes shelter. Normal operations are expected to resume in about two […]

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