Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian

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The Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian (OCPV) is part of the Animal Health and Assurance Division of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. The OCPV advocates the use of current scientific principles and information in the development of animal health legislation and disease control programs. The OCPV liaises with international, federal and other provincial governments, as well as industry on food animal health issues. For a downloadable brochure on the OCPV, click on the pdf link above.

Disease Information

Alberta's Reportable and Notifiable Diseases

Alberta Anthrax Response Plan: For Producers
Alberta Anthrax Response Plan: For Veterinarians
Anaplasmosis in Cattle Fact Sheet: For Producers
Anaplasmosis in Cattle Fact Sheet: For Veterinarians
Avian Influenza
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)
Bluetongue (Currently being updated)
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
Equine Infectious Anemia (Swamp Fever)
Flu Advice for Backyard Swine and Poultry Owners
Foot and Mouth Disease
Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT)
West Nile Virus (WNV)


Alberta Mandatory Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance Program
Testing Ticks for Lyme Disease
Specified Risk Material (SRM) (Currently being updated)
Biosecurity in Alberta
Alberta's Chronic Wasting Disease Update (Currently being updated)
Monthly and Cumulative Chronic Wasting Disease Test Results in Farmed and Wild Cervids in Alberta (Not currently available)
BSE Rapid Testing
BSE Weekly and Cumulative Surveillance Results
Guide to Cattle Eligibility Under the CABSESP (Currently being updated)
West Nile Virus (WNV) in Horses Surveillance

Useful Links

Food Safety and Animal Health Division
Livestock and Livestock Products Act
Animal Health Act
Animal Protection Act
Livestock Identification and Commerce Act
Livestock Industry Diversification Act
Veterinary Profession Act
Other Alberta Statutes - Queen's Printer
Animal Health Links

Contact Information

Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian
O.S. Longman Building
6909-116 Street
Edmonton, AB T6H 4P2
Phone : 780-427-3448
Fax : 780-415-0810

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This information published to the web on June 11, 2002.
Last Reviewed/Revised on September 20, 2016.