Please report dead birds in Los Angeles
County to either the State of
California's West Nile Virus program at
877-968-2473 or to our program at 213-989-7060.
Watch this video to learn more about dead
For Los Angeles County Veterinarians
The 2016 Veterinary Public Health Manual for
Veterinary Practices in Los Angeles County
When it comes to protecting both
human and animal health,
veterinary practices are the
eyes and ears of our community.
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.
Pets and Ebola
There have been no reports of illness from Ebola virus in
dogs or cats, even in the areas in Africa where Ebola is
present. There are also no reports of dogs or cats spreading the virus
to people or other animals.
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