ARCHIVED - 2011-2013 Positive Rabies in Canada

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Positive Rabies in Canada 2013
(Lab Submissions and Clinicals)

January 1 to December 31, 2013
SpeciesNT/NUYTBCABSKMBONQCNBNSPENLTotal% Total
Dogs 5--1-21-----97.76
Cats ----21------32.58
Bovine --------------
Equine -----2------21.72
Caprine --------------
Ovine --------------
Skunks ----521-1----2723.28
Bats --536-27141---5648.28
Foxes 17----1------1815.52
Raccoons -----1------1.86
Wolves --------------
Coyotes --------------
Badger --------------
Antelopes --------------
Woodchuck/
Ground Hogs
--------------
Fisher --------------
Bison --------------
Lynx --------------
Total 22-54132828151---116100.00
  • No cases of rabies reported from the Yukon Territory, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Diagnostic work was done by the CFIA's Ontario Laboratory - Fallowfield Ottawa and Animal Disease Research Institute, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  • No clinical animal cases.

Positive Rabies in Canada 2012
(Lab Submissions and Clinicals)

January 1 to December 31, 2012
SpeciesNT/NUYTBCABSKMBONQCNBNSPENLTotal% Total
Dogs 3---4315----1611.4
Cats ------1-1---21.4
Bovine ----11------21.4
Equine ----11------21.4
Caprine --------------
Ovine --------------
Skunks ----13181-----3222.85
Bats --1025-252-1--4531.9
Foxes 13----2-10---164129.08
Raccoons --------------
Wolves -------1----1.71
Coyotes --------------
Badger --------------
Antelope --------------
Woodchuck/
Ground Hogs
--------------
Fisher --------------
Bison --------------
Lynx --------------
Total 16-1022425281811-16141100.00
  • No cases of rabies reported from Prince Edward Island and the Yukon Territory.
  • Diagnostic work was done by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Ontario Laboratory - Fallowfield, Ottawa and Animal Disease Research Institute, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  • No clinical cases.
  • There was a fatal human case in Ontario, but the victim had contracted the disease outside of Canada.

Positive Rabies in Canada 2011
(Lab Submissions and Clinicals)

January 1 to December 31, 2011
SpeciesNT/NUYTBCABSKMBONQCNBNSPENLTotal% Total
Dogs ----1--1----21.74
Cats ----31------43.48
Bovine ------1-----10.87
Equine ----11------21.74
Caprine --------------
Ovine --------------
Skunks ----24171-----4236.52
Bats --7-52249----4740.87
Foxes 9------7----1613.91
Raccoons --------------
Wolves 1-----------10.87
Coyotes --------------
Badger --------------
Antelope --------------
Woodchuck/
Ground Hogs
--------------
Fisher --------------
Bison --------------
Lynx --------------
Total 10-7-34212617----115100.00
  • No cases of rabies reported from Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Alberta and the Yukon Territory.
  • Diagnostic work was done by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Ontario Laboratory - Fallowfield, Ottawa and Animal Disease Research Institute, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  • No clinical cases.
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