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Other Diseases Spread by Animals
A collection of resources about emerging diseases in our region.
Animal Bites and Rabies
A collection of resources about animal bites, rabies, and your health.
Animal and Insect-related Diseases
Animal and Insect-related diseases are defined as diseases that are caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, or fungi, and that can be transmitted between humans and animals.
Rabies Investigation Form
If you have questions regarding this form please call 519-258-2146 ext. 4475.
Rabies is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system of warm-blooded animals, including humans. Once symptoms appear, rabies is almost always fatal. In Canada, bats, foxes, skunks, and raccoons are the most common transmitters of the disease.