Access to Veterinary Antibiotics
Producers need a veterinary prescription to buy antibiotic products.
Animal Cruelty Reporting
Think you see an animal in distress, potentially being neglected or abused? Know who to reach out to for livestock and wildlife animal health concerns.
African Swine Fever
African Swine Fever is a severe viral disease that spreads in pigs through direct and indirect contact. Learn about prevention and treatment of this disease.
Anthrax is a highly resistant bacterial disease that can be deadly to livestock. Learn about the symptoms, prevention and treatment of this disease.
Avian Influenza in Poultry
Avian Influenza is a reportable disease that can spread from wild birds to domestic flock. Learn the symptoms and how to prevent the spread.
Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria)
Blue-green algae is a bacteria that is incredibly toxic to livestock and can result in death. Learn how to identify it, what causes it and how to treat it.
Body Condition Scoring
Body condition scoring is a management tool designed to assess body reserves or fat accumulation of an animal which examines the nutritional status of your herd.
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
Learn about how to identify Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) or “mad cow disease,” its transmission, symptoms and the role of a producer in surveillance for it.
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Survey Results
Find the results from a survey that was administered in late 2015 to gauge perceptions and thoughts regarding BSE testing in Saskatchewan.
Codes of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals
View the most recent Codes of Practice, which are the national guidelines for the care and handling of farm animals.
Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1)
Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), is a provincially notifiable disease that affects horses. Learn the symptoms causes and treatment of this disease.
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), also known as Swamp Fever, is a viral disease of horses, donkeys and mules around the world.
Feeding Horses During Winter
Feeding needs for horses changes in the winter. Additional supplements may be needed to maintain a healthy weight. Learn more about winter food, water and shelter for horses.
Foot and Mouth Disease
Information on the risks, prevention and spread of Foot and Mouth Disease.
Fusarium Head Blight and Mycotoxins
Information on Fusarium Head Blight disease.
Horse Biosecurity Guide
The horse biosecurity guide helps horse owners keep their herds healthy, It includes information on vaccination, disease exposure and more.
Learn how to identify infectious laryngotracheitis in poultry.
Lyme Disease in Dogs
Lyme disease affects domestic animals (dogs, horses, possibly cats) and humans.
Malignant Catarrhal Fever
Information on causes, symptoms and prevention for Malignant Catarrhal Fever disease.
Nitrate Toxicity can occur when plant growth is disrupted by hail, drought, spray drift and frost. Learn what it is, the symptoms and how to treat it.
Overview of Chronic Wasting Disease in Saskatchewan
What the general public needs to know about the evolution of Chronic Wasting Disease and its implications for human and animal health.
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea is a viral disease found pigs that is highly deadly in nursing pigs. Learn how to prevent the disease from impacting your herd.
Protect your herd by registering for Saskatchewan Premises Identification, an integral part of Canada's traceability system.
Prussic Acid and Greenflax
Prussic Acid is a toxic compound that can be found in Greenflax. Learn about harvest and feeding management and symptoms of prussic acid poisoning.
Rabies Response Program - Submission and Test Results
To protect the health and safety of the Saskatchewan human and domestic animal populations, a provincial rabies response program has been developed.
Reportable and notifiable livestock diseases
Laboratory-confirmed cases of any notifiable livestock diseases must be reported within 24 hours of confirmation to the Chief Veterinary Officer.
Saskatchewan Small Flock Poultry Surveillance Program
The Ministry of Agriculture provides free post-mortem examination of small flock domestic poultry to veterinarians, producers and owners in Saskatchewan through Prairie Diagnostic Services (PDS) in Saskatoon. Learn about eligibility and how to submit poultry for examination.
Snow as a Water Source
Learn about how to use snow as a water source for livestock in winter.
Strategic use of Vitamin A and E for Ruminant Livestock
This fact sheet will discuss the implications of the vitamin shortage to ruminants and modified ruminant animals.
West Nile Virus in Horses
West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne virus. Learn about the dangers of the West Nile Virus in horses, the symptoms and what to do if you suspect your horse is sick.