Veterinarians play an important role in keeping pets, and their owners, healthy and safe from infectious disease. These webpages provide relevant information for Toronto veterinarians on rabies prevention and control, other relevant zoonotic diseases in animals, and current reporting requirements.

Veterinarian Information Session

Join us on April 11, 2024 between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. as TPH will be hosting and facilitating an exclusive webinar for veterinarian, veterinarian technicians, and veterinarian clinics who are practicing in Toronto.

This event will feature talks from a Toronto Public Health Zoonotic Diseases Manager, Ministry of Health Veterinarian, Ministry of Agriculture and a Rural Affairs Veterinarian to discuss:

  • Toronto Public Health rabies investigations
  • Ontario Ministry of Health veterinarian consultant
  • Background on other zoonotic diseases
  • Current trends
  • Protocol and scenarios involving different disease

If you’re interested in attending, please email and a registration link will be sent. Hurry, to reserve your spot!

Reporting Animal Exposures and Rabies Information

Information for veterinarians relating to rabies prevention and control practices, and how to report animal exposures.

Reporting Zoonotic Diseases

Information for veterinarians relating to reportable zoonotic diseases and how to report animal cases of disease.

Animals Imported into Canada

Information for veterinarians related to attending to an animal recently imported into Canada.

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Toronto Public Health issues important public health updates for veterinarians, including health alerts, at least twice per year. Register your email in order to receive Toronto Public Health’s Veterinarian Communique.


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