Terrestrial animal diseases
To protect human and animal health, the CFIA conducts inspections and has surveillance programs in place to detect and monitor disease. Animal health programs help guard against the entry of animal diseases, help to control the spread of disease, and support effective response when diseases occur.
Services and information
Pet owners, veterinarians, and labs must report suspected cases of federally reportable diseases in Canada.
Diseases exotic to Canada with no control or eradication programs.
Diseases recorded in Canada for the annual report to the World Organisation for Animal Health.
Diseases of interest that are not currently reportable or notifiable diseases.
Assists in the transparent characterization of the CFIA's role in animal health and zoonotic events.
Recognized countries as being free from certain transmissible diseases.
How private veterinarians should help in the diagnosis of foreign animal diseases
The evaluation of a country, or a region(s) or zone(s) within a country, reviewed by the CFIA on a case-by-case basis.
Developing and maintaining a written contingency plan for foreign animal diseases (FADs).
The CFIA's surveillance activities for animal diseases
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