Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian

 
 
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 Overview | Disease information | Happenings | Useful links | Contact information

Overview

The Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian (OCPV) is part of the Food Safety and Animal Health Division of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 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

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

Happenings

** NEW ** Alberta Mandatory Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance Program
Confirmed case of Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 (nEHV-1) in a Southern Alberta horse
Testing Ticks for Lyme Disease
Specified Risk Material (SRM)
Biosecurity in Alberta
Alberta's Chronic Wasting Disease Update
Monthly and Cumulative Chronic Wasting Disease Test Results in Farmed and Wild Cervids in Alberta
BSE Rapid Testing
BSE Weekly and Cumulative Surveillance Results
Guide to Cattle Eligibility Under the CABSESP
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 Forum Newsletter
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 document is maintained by Susan DeClercq.
This information published to the web on June 11, 2002.
Last Reviewed/Revised on April 2, 2014.