Information Pages on Viral Diseases of Animals

Prepared by Students in
Veterinary Virology (VTMC 333.2)
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan

These web sites were prepared by students in the second year of the DVM curriculum at the University of Saskatchewan. Their purpose is to provide information NOT to give veterinary advise. For that, please contact your veterinarian.


Class of 2016

Class of 2016
November 27, 2013

Rabies Virus
Justin Lavallee

What is equine infectious anemia?
Heidi Bjornson and Brittany Johnsgaard

What is feline infectious peritonitis?
Michelle Lange and Melissa Stephens

Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) Poster and pamphlet
Jon Katzman, Kristen Wiebe, Erica Sims and Caitlyn Best

A dairy producer's guide to bovine viruses
Lindsay Chapman and Kaitlyn Waddington

Feline panleukopenia
Hayley Kosolofski, Courtnay Large and Kara Rutherford

Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis: A producer's guide
Amanda Byers and Erin Clarke

Feline immunodeficiency virus
Michelle Camara, Melissa Cavanagh and Lea Riddell

Feline calicivirus (brochure and references)
Kelsey Stepaniuk

Bluetongue: An updated overview (review article and pamphlet)
Hilary Whiting, Stacey Vos, Erin Soles and Kendra Sullivan

West Nile virus (WNV) in North America
Tammy Wong and Wendy Wang

Canine distemper virus
Zachary Johnson

Parvovirus education starts here! a client education brochure
Kristen Oliver and Katie Morton


Feline rhinitracheitis and your cat
Chantale Duval and Chris Wessell

Feline upper respiratory tract infections
Vanessa Cooley, Ellen Littley and Jessica Lynch

Feline leukemia virus
Kate Boddington and Krissia Menjivar

Koi herpesvirus - What is it and why should I care? A brief guide for the veterinary student
Sydney Chow

Heather Whitehead, Sarah Dargis and Brettly Giesbrecht

A veterinary student's guide to - West Nile Virus
Claire Beneke, Shannon Gruen, Melissa Kozakewich, Hilary Scholten and Megan Wilson

Hendra virus
Chantel Brust, Kristen MacDonald and Morgan Primrose

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea virus
Kaylee Blerot, Claire Dodwell, Patty Tulloch and Vanessa Kyle

Foot and Mouth Disease
Liz Andree, Meggie Kranendonk and Michael Pawlik

Western Equine Encephalitis
Angela Le, Suzanne Mund and Caitlin Wright

Foot and Mouth Disease
Heather Anholt, Dayle Borchardt, Shirley Chu, Annelie Crook and Cathy Schuppli

Feline panleukopenia virus
Trish Kelly, Amber Hamilton, Esther Hill and Ingrid Sproll

Feline herpesvirus
Caitlin Goeres and Cheryl Thompson

Orf: What you need to know...
Sara Casebeer, Colleen Chan, Kyla Cutts and Danielle Friesen

Marek's Disease - What produces need to know
Kathleen Becher, Lukas, Kawalilak, Ian Keery and Brandi Petrukovich

Feline leukemiavirus
Jordie Schnarr

Malignant cattarhal fever - information for beef and bison producers
Arran Lamont and Jake Murphy

Feline coronavirus
Leo Perlinger, Dean Jeffery, Jeff Thomsen, Dane Richardson and Colin Brown


Canine Distemper
Marina Leis, Alana Redfern, Carly Summach and Vanessa Tonn

Bovine viral diarrhoea
Lacey Fowler, Alex Garroni, Samyra Stuart-Altman, Ashley Shannon and Deanne Wilkinson

Feline calicivirus
Tara Shearer and Kate Lupton

Vesicular stomatitis
Dawne Salkeld, Deb Johnson and Janelle Wilson

2009 outbreak of H1N1 influenza
Sonja Tjostheim, Sarah Wood, Vivian Fan and Jenesa Banman

A producer's guide to IBR (bovine herpesvirus-1)
Taryn Holtby and Bronywn Ragetli

West Nile Virus
Ashley Bernauer and Christine Geisreiter

Feline retroviruses (leukemia and immunodeficiency viruses)
Jessica Hoopes, Bonnie Baines, Travis Smyth and Chris Nugent

Bovine respiratory disease
Chase Wendorff, Tim Ritson-Bennett, Adam Schierman, Troy Gowan and Justin Rosing

Equine infectious anemia
Meghan Dolan

Canine Distemper Virus
Tanya Wright, Selina Passante, Christie MacIntyre, and Jane Mancel


WCVM Class of 2009

WCVM Class of 2009
April 12, 2007

Equine Herpes Virus type 1
Sara Watt

Rhinopneumonitis, Equine Herpesvirus types 1 and 4
Crystal Marinoske

Equine Rhinopneumonitis
Robert Campbell, Kristel Horvath, Marina Steele and Danielle Louisy-Jones

Equine Herpesvirus
Jessica Robertson and Emily Robinson

Equine Herpesviruses (EHV-1,2,3,4,5)
Tyler Corbiell, Craig DeGroot and Curtis Read

Feline Leukemia Virus and Your Cat
Karen Slobodian and Melissa Kiehn

Canine Distemper Virus
Hershel Frimer, Doron (Rocky) Lis, Tyler Udenberg and Leo Kenny

Canine Distemper Virus
Kelly McCallum and Andrew Toma

Canine Distemper Virus
Matthew Flintoft and Hussein Keshwani

Ovine Progressive Pneumonia
Valerie Millette and Neil Versavel

West Nile Virus
Janice Reid amd Yuri Yoon

West Nile Virus in Horses
Bruce Stover and Stewart MacKenzie

Ann Lukey and Leighton Coma

Terry Goslin, Matt Henrie and Stephen de Graff

Rabies Virus in Western Canada
Emily Dickson and Caroline Boissonneault

An Owner's Guide to Rabies
Jennifer Sexsmith and Leanne Paetkau

A Producer's Guide to Neonatal Calf Scours
Jan Currah, Amy Konschuh and Chad Paetsch

Calf Scours: Useful Information for Veterinarians
Allison Murray, Pamela Suddaby and Ashley Ziegler

FIV - Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
Christa Harder and Laurina Frederick

Cow-Calf Vaccination Program
Jennifer Heddema and Alisha George

Canine Parvovirus - More Than Just Melena
Tim German and Maura Lazzarotta

Equine Influenza Vaccination and the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI)
Bruce Guest

Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus
Nicole Jamieson

Herpesviruses in Companion Animals
Tara Canavan and Alycia Chernek

Feline Viruses
Bill Krc and Laina Knorr

Leah Frei and Allison Cox

Bovine Herpesvirus type 1 (BHV-1) and Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV): Clinical disease and Vaccination
Cemaine Tsang and Ashley Begg

Equine Viral Arteritis - A Guide for Owners and Vets
Karly Lanz, Janelle Merritt and Tamara Quaschnick

Prion Diseases
Kim Jones and Milly van der Loop

Animal Warts: A simplified guide for animal owners
Sarah Fahey, Gayle Longson and Jenny York

Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (EIAV)
Joseph King and Jonathan Leicht

Vaccinating Dogs and Cats against Viral Diseases: What Pet Owners Need to Know
Amanda Evans, Deanna Jenner and Sharilyn Terletski

Veterinary Virology