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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So far in 2016, twenty-one rabid bats have been found
in Los Angeles County.
When was rabies first detected in Los Angeles County?
How many rabid animals did we have last year?
Click here to learn all about
West Nile Virus - Dead Bird Testing
So far in 2016, a total of 64 dead birds tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Los
Angeles County. Learn more here.
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
This manual is for veterinarians
practicing in Los Angeles
When it comes to protecting both
human and animal health,
veterinary practices are the
eyes and ears of our community.
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.
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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