Veterinary Public Health Program
313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 989-7060
Tel: (877) 747-2243
Fax (213) 481-2375 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Canine Influenza - new strain H3N2
The first case of canine influenza H3N2 in Los Angeles
County was reported on 7.14.15.
To read more about this case and canine influenza in
general, click here.
This new virus has been causing a large outbreak in dogs
in the Midwest of the US since late winter 2015. It has
been circulating in dogs in southern China and South
Korea since 2006.
So far in 2015, twenty-one rabid bats have been found.
When was rabies first detected in Los Angeles County?
How many rabid animals did we have last year?
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Pets and Ebola
At this time, there have been no reports of illness in
dogs or cats, even in the areas in Africa where Ebola is
There are no reports of dogs or cats spreading the virus
to people or other animals.
The 2013 Veterinary Public Health Manual for
Veterinary Practices in Los Angeles County
This manual is for veterinarians practicing in Los Angeles County. When it comes to protecting both human and animal health, veterinary practices are the eyes and ears of our community. Click on image at right (7.8 MB).
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West Nile Virus - Dead Bird and Tree Squirrel Testing
In 2013 total of 304 dead birds and three tree squirrels tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in our county. Learn more
West Nile Virus testing of animals in Los Angeles County
has been reduced as of August 2013. Please report dead birds to the State of California's West Nile Virus program at 877-WNV-BIRD (877-968-2473).
Watch this video to learn more about dead bird reporting.